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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5925 / 54°35'33"N

Longitude: -3.0748 / 3°4'29"W

OS Eastings: 330647

OS Northings: 522458

OS Grid: NY306224

Mapcode National: GBR 6HZB.3H

Mapcode Global: WH707.RT0N

Plus Code: 9C6RHWVG+23

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72181

ID on this website: 101144527

Location: St John's Church, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: St John's in the Vale and Wythburn

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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13/96 Church of St John

Parish church. Inscribed over porch REBUILT 1845; but incorporating part of an
earlier church, with 1893 restoration. Coursed mixed slate and igneous rock
reinforced with small galleting pieces, under graduated greenslate roof. 6-bay
nave/chancel with small rectangular west tower and north porch. 2-light windows
in Tudor-style stone surrounds and similar 3-light east window. Tower has twin
bellcote openings and battlemented parapets. Segmental-arched low stone porch.
Interior has open timber roof. Carved Royal Arms of George III and marble wall
plaques to Hodgson family 1774 and John Wilkinson 1853. Wooden panelling from
box pews in Crosthwaite Church, brought here in 1893. C18 pulpit and sounding
board are probably from another church, brought here in 1893. Early C18
sanctuary rails, and altar table by Sir G. Gilbert Scott, were the gift of
Crosthwaite Church. Stained-glass east window of 1895 and heraldic south window
to Henry Corrie Jackson who died in the Boer War, 1900. Furnishings and
fittings, 1893.

Listing NGR: NY3064722458

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