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Wythburn Church

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

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Latitude: 54.513 / 54°30'46"N

Longitude: -3.0451 / 3°2'42"W

OS Eastings: 332438

OS Northings: 513578

OS Grid: NY324135

Mapcode National: GBR 7J57.KZ

Mapcode Global: WH81S.6T7N

Plus Code: 9C6RGX73+5X

Entry Name: Wythburn Church

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72191

ID on this website: 101144532

Location: Wythburn Church, Wythburn, 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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21/106 Wythburn Church

Parish church. 1640 on the site of an earlier chapel, with restoration of 1740
and 1872 addition. Painted rendered walls on projecting plinth stones, with
slate rubble additions, all under graduated greenslate roofs. 3-bay nave with
west open bellcote and slightly higher apse of 1872 and south vestry. C20
studded plank door and C20 2-light casement windows, all within plain reveals.
Triple lancet west window. Narrow round-headed windows in vestry and apse.
Interior has open timber roof on C17 trusses. Stained glass in west window
1888; that in apse by Henry Holiday, 1892 and Hugh Arnold, 1906. Late C19
furnishing and fittings.

Listing NGR: NY3243813578

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