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Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Kirkbampton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8981 / 54°53'53"N

Longitude: -3.0848 / 3°5'5"W

OS Eastings: 330526

OS Northings: 556464

OS Grid: NY305564

Mapcode National: GBR 6CWS.YZ

Mapcode Global: WH6YW.L47X

Plus Code: 9C6RVWX8+63

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71925

ID on this website: 101137108

Location: St Peter's Church, Kirkbampton, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Kirkbampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkbampton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Church. C12, restored 1870-71 and again in 1882 dated on rainwater heads.
Squared and coursed red and calciferous sandstone (some from the nearby Roman
Wall); graduated greenslate roof with coped gables; sandstone slate on chancel.
3-bay nave with west open bellcote for 2 bells; and north porch. 2-bay chancel
with north organ chamber and vestry. C19 gabled stone porch; entrance to nave
has narrow Norman arch with column shafts and zigzag decoration, figurative
sculptured tympanum. C19 2-light panel tracery windows with hood moulds.
Chancel: 3-light east window, original Norman lancet in south wall, head of a
similar lancet has been rebuilt in north wall of organ chamber. Blocked south
door is Norman with tympanum of geometric design in different coloured stone in
3 horizontal bands. Interior has late C19 furnishings and fittings, C19
panelled wooden ceiling in nave. Norman chancel arch with zigzag decoration and
scallop capitals. Trefoil-head piscina with arched recess to right.
Roman sculptured and inscribed stone from the Roman Wall found during C19
restoration has been rebuilt into south wall. C19 barrel-vaulted timber roof in
chancel. East window stained glass of 1871 by Morris & Co., one other window of
1885 by E.R. Suffling. Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological
Society, new series, xiii, pp252-4.

Listing NGR: NY3052256463

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