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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Cumwhitton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8626 / 54°51'45"N

Longitude: -2.7707 / 2°46'14"W

OS Eastings: 350626

OS Northings: 552252

OS Grid: NY506522

Mapcode National: GBR 9D26.YP

Mapcode Global: WH80C.D1VL

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78015

Location: Cumwhitton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Cumwhitton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Cumwhitton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 55 SW CUMWHITTON CUMWHITTON

9/24 Church of St Mary

1.4.57 II

Church. Partly C12, rebuilt early C19. Dressed and rubble red sandstone walls
on chamfered plinth and with raised quoins; sandstone and with slate roof. Slender
3-storey west square tower/porch; 3-bay nave has north aisle; 2-bay chancel has
north vestry. Early C19 tower has plank doors and semicircular fanlight with
intersecting tracery: external stone steps to side door to ringing chamber:
clock to west face: pyramidal roof has weather vane dated 1961. Nave has
partly medieval walls: filled south door has C19 window with round head, reused
zigzag decorated stone to left: former square headed window right now with
round head. Wall sundial; small C19 circular window to right. North aisle has
2 C19 smallround-headed windows with earlier window to left. Chancel has small
pointed lancet to north wall and tripartite C19 east window; lower courses are
probably medieval. Interior: aisle arcade of 3 bays has C12 round columns and
arches; plain octagonal bowl font is dated 1662. Fittings and furnishings are
late C19 or early C20. Stained glass window by L.C. Evetts, 1962.


Listing NGR: NY5062652252

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