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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Silloth, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8701 / 54°52'12"N

Longitude: -3.3878 / 3°23'15"W

OS Eastings: 311038

OS Northings: 553700

OS Grid: NY110537

Mapcode National: GBR 4DS3.CZ

Mapcode Global: WH6YQ.XVYC

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71991

Location: Silloth-on-Solway, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Silloth-on-Solway

Built-Up Area: Silloth

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Silloth Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 15 SW SILLOTH CRIFFEL STREET
(East side) Silloth

5/40 Christ Church

G.V. II

Parish Church. 1870-1 by Cory & Ferguson. Large split grey granite boulders
(brought as ballast in ships from Ireland) on chamfered plinth; string courses,
quoins and dressings of limestone. Welsh slate roof with bands of greenslate;
decorative ridge tiles, coped gables and cross finials. North-east, south-west
alignment. 3-storey west tower/porch with broach spire, 5-bay nave and aisles
with transepts, semicircular apse. Tower has pointed entrance arch of 3 orders
on granite shaft columns. First floor quatrefoil openings; 2-light pointed
openings above, that to west filled by clockface. Spire with small lucarnes.
Nave has 2-light aisle windows, clerestory rose windows in pointed recesses.
Tall lancet apse windows. Interior: all walls with decorative brickwork in red
and yellow bands. 5-bay aisles of stone columns with uncarved capitals, pointed
brick arches. Late C19 furnishings and fittings. Late C19 stained glass in
ritual west and east windows.


Listing NGR: NY1103853700

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