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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Asby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5134 / 54°30'48"N

Longitude: -2.4949 / 2°29'41"W

OS Eastings: 368057

OS Northings: 513232

OS Grid: NY680132

Mapcode National: GBR CJ07.NV

Mapcode Global: WH935.NT5B

Plus Code: 9C6VGG74+92

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73240

Location: Asby, Eden, Cumbria, CA16

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Asby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Asby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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15/1 Church of St Peter

Parish Church. 1866 gothic revival rebuild by Hay. Coursed sandstone blocks
with stepped buttressing. Graduated slate roofs (chancel lower) with stone
copings and kneelers; bellcote to west end is supported on pointed arch carried
between buttresses. Aisled nave and chancel. 3-bay nave has south aisle with
3-light trefoil-headed windows; other side windows and west window have 2
trefoil-headed lights, with quatrefoil between, under pointed containing arch.
East window of 3 trefoil-headed lights has large multi-foil between. Gabled
south porch has large foliate capitals to outer door jambs; architects' names
are inscribed on soffit of pointed entrance arch. Internally, organ occupies
west end. Cylindrical piers with foliate capitals carry south arcade of
pointed, single chamfer, arches constructed of polychrome stone. Large
demi-angel corbels carry similar moulded chancel arch. Angel musician corbels
support nave roof. On south side of chancel 2 seater sedilia is combined with
piscina; the 3 pointed arches have inner trefoil-heads and portrait bust
labels. Polygonal stone pulpit on north side of nave has sculpted panels;
octagonal font in south aisle is similar.

Listing NGR: NY6805713232

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