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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Langwathby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6968 / 54°41'48"N

Longitude: -2.6702 / 2°40'12"W

OS Eastings: 356904

OS Northings: 533730

OS Grid: NY569337

Mapcode National: GBR 9GS4.Q4

Mapcode Global: WH815.Y6NQ

Plus Code: 9C6VM8WH+PW

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 3 September 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74301

ID on this website: 101145310

Location: St Peter's Church, Langwathby, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Langwathby

Built-Up Area: Langwathby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Langwathby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Parish church. C13 with C15 alterations, partly rebuilt in 1718 (dated with
plaque and churchwarden's names) with porch dated 1836. Red sandstone rubble
walls, the 1718 walls of dressed red sandstone with eaves cornice and V-jointed
quoins, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and
kneelers; west twin bellcote. Red sandstone roof on porch. 5-bay nave with
north aisle and west porch/vestry. 2-bay chancel. Nave has C13 aisle wall with
blocked north doorway, a C15 chamfered-surround window and lancet east and west
windows. The south wall of both nave and chancel is of 1718 with tall
round-headed windows. Porch has flattened pointed-arched doorway under
hoodmould, and lancet west window. Vestry is early C20. Other chancel walls
are probably C15. The 1718 wall has blocked priest's doorway. 3-light C18 east
window. Interior has 3-bay arcade of C13 pointed arches on rebuilt octagonal
columns. C15 2-light west window now covered by porch. Late medieval open
timber roof. Alms plaque 1703. 2 breast plates and helmet, used as parish
armour, mounted on wall. C18 baluster font.

Listing NGR: NY5690433730

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