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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bowness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9524 / 54°57'8"N

Longitude: -3.2135 / 3°12'48"W

OS Eastings: 322376

OS Northings: 562646

OS Grid: NY223626

Mapcode National: GBR 6C05.2H

Mapcode Global: WH6YF.LSY9

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 11 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71895

Location: Bowness, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Bowness

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Bowness-on-Solway St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 26 SW BOWNESS Bowness


2/17 Church of St Michael
11/4/67
II*

Church. C12 with C18 restoration and 1891 extensions. Coursed red and
calciferous sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall) on chamfered plinth;
extensions of dressed red sandstone on chamfered plinth; graduated greenslate
roof with coped gables. 4-bay nave, south gabled porch, west open twin
bellcote, C19 north transept: single-bay chancel under common roof, with C19
north vestry. Chamfered-surround south door; north door in moulded surround with
carved stone leaf capitals. One blocked original lancet in south wall and
similar window in north wall, others are C19 single and paired lancets.
Chancel: 3-light C19 east and south windows, one original lancet between vestry
and chancel. Norman font on 1848 shaft is octagonal at base of bowl and square
at top: leaf decoration with beaded strips and stems. Bells now inside church
are 1616 and medieval. C19 chancel arch. Early C20 furnishings and fittings.


Listing NGR: NY2237662646

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