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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rockcliffe, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9453 / 54°56'43"N

Longitude: -3.0025 / 3°0'9"W

OS Eastings: 335880

OS Northings: 561643

OS Grid: NY358616

Mapcode National: GBR 7CG8.R1

Mapcode Global: WH7ZN.VYDQ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77941

Location: Rockcliffe, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Rockcliffe

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Rockcliffe St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 36 SE
7/150

ROCKCLIFFE
Church of St Mary

1.4.57

II*
Church. 1848, by James Stewart of Carlisle, replacing medieval church, tower rebuilt 1900 after being struck by lightning in 1899. Snecked calciferous sandstone with chamfered plinth, angle buttresses, string courses, decorated cornice; graduated green slate roof with coped gable, with cross finials and kneelers. South-west 3 storey porch/tower, 3 bay nave with north transept, single bay chancel. Tower has pointed arch entrance with moulded surround.Pointed lancets have tracery heads and hood moulds; recessed mullioned panels above. Broach spire with high lucarnes and weather vane. Nave has pointed lancets with tracery heads and hood moulds. Similar windows to chancel. East and west windows have stained glass of 1849 by John Scott of Carlisle.

Listing NGR: NY3588061643

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