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Church of St Augustine

A Grade II Listed Building in Alston, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8129 / 54°48'46"N

Longitude: -2.4398 / 2°26'23"W

OS Eastings: 371835

OS Northings: 546537

OS Grid: NY718465

Mapcode National: GBR CDDS.LH

Mapcode Global: WH91V.H9F6

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73112

Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Alston Moor

Built-Up Area: Alston

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/08/2016

NY 7146
24/52

ALSTON MOOR
FRONT STREET, ALSTON (North side)
Church of St Augustine

G.V.

II

Parish Church. 1870 by J.W. Walton, spire 1886 by G. D. Oliver, replacing 1770
church by Smeaton on medieval site. Ashlar with plinth, buttresses and moulded
eaves. Welsh slate roofs with apex crosses to stone copings. Nave with south
aisle; lower chancel. South porch under offset 3-stage tower with corner
pinnacles. Early English style with lancet and plate tracery windows, those to
nave clerestory 3-light under segmental arches. Trumeau separates shouldered
porch doors with marble nook shafts. Tympanum of Christ in Majesty. Interior:
4-bay nave has arcade of squat polished granite piers with foliate caps. 3-bay
chancel with painted 5-panel reredos. East window designed by Wooldridge and
made by Powell. Font in nave has round bowl on central stem with detached
marble shafts. Derwentwater clock on west wall presented 1767 and restored
1978. Wrought-iron weather vane now inside, dated 1770.


Listing NGR: NY7183546536

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