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Church of St Mungo

A Grade I Listed Building in Dearham, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7139 / 54°42'50"N

Longitude: -3.4413 / 3°26'28"W

OS Eastings: 307247

OS Northings: 536389

OS Grid: NY072363

Mapcode National: GBR 4FDX.SZ

Mapcode Global: WH6ZH.3SK3

Plus Code: 9C6RPH75+HF

Entry Name: Church of St Mungo

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72229

ID on this website: 101144506

Location: St Mungo's Church, Dearham, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA15

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Dearham

Built-Up Area: Dearham

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dearham St Mungo

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Parish Church. Late C12 with C13 additions and north aisle 1882 by C.J.
Ferguson. Mixed St Bees and red hammer-dressed sandstone. Graduated greenslate
roof with coped gables and cross finials. Square west 3-storey tower may have
been fortified; 3-bay nave with 6-bay aisle and south porch; 2-bay chancel.
Tower has 2-light west window and 2-light bell openings, but all other windows
are small. Nave has C19 2-light south windows. Porch has pointed arch under
trefoil niche; south door is C12 with carved capitals and round-moulded arch.
Various medieval grave slab fragments built into east wall of porch. Aisle has
2- and 3-light C19 windows. Chancel has priest's doorway and 2 original south
windows; small original east window. Interior of tower base is tunnel-vaulted
with segmental arch opening into nave. 4-bay aisle of pointed arches on
hexagonal columns. C12 font appears to have been a cushion capital, carved with
dragons and symmetrical designs in scrolled panels. Medieval grave slabs, 3
built into the aisle wall, and a free-standing Celtic wheel-head cross. North
wall of chancel has the internal remains of an original window. Roof,
furnishings and fittings all 1882. C19 stained glass in east window only.

Listing NGR: NY0724536395

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