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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4695 / 54°28'10"N

Longitude: -2.5845 / 2°35'4"W

OS Eastings: 362214

OS Northings: 508395

OS Grid: NY622083

Mapcode National: GBR BJDR.8L

Mapcode Global: WH93B.8XJH

Plus Code: 9C6VFC98+R5

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145428

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74091

ID on this website: 101145428

Location: All Saints' Church, Orton, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Orton

Built-Up Area: Orton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Orton with Tebay All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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ORTON B6260 (West side)
NY 60 NW
13/72 Church of All Saints


Parish Church. Various dates from late C12. Chancel and north nave aisle
rebuilt during 1878 restoration by Paley & Austin. Nave and tower stone blocks
on chamfered plinth with stepped buttresses; chancel ashlar. Shallow-pitch lead
roof over nave and south aisle; graduated slate roofs to north aisle and
chancel. West tower, 3-bay nave, aisleless chancel. Early C16 three-stage
castellated tower. Gabled porch in 1st nave bay on south side is dated 1607.
Nave aisle windows all 3 segment-headed lights under hoodmoulds with labels
(south aisle windows are early C16). Parapet. Lancet windows to chancel.
Interior: Arcades of squat, wide pointed arches; late C12 pier and respond in
east bay of south arcade formed part of original crossing. Late C15/early C16
roof timbers to nave and aisles. Octagonal stone font dated 1662 with initials
D.W. & M.O. Piscina in trefoil-arched recess at east end of south aisle. 1695
Royal Arms painted on panel over entrance. 3 bells on frame in north aisle, one
cast c.1530 by John Woolley of Nottingham, others dated 1637. Good C19 glass.

For dated plan and detailed architectural description see 1936 R.C.H.M.

Listing NGR: NY6221408395

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