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Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Catterlen, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6768 / 54°40'36"N

Longitude: -2.8082 / 2°48'29"W

OS Eastings: 347984

OS Northings: 531601

OS Grid: NY479316

Mapcode National: GBR 8GTC.V9

Mapcode Global: WH813.TQY2

Plus Code: 9C6VM5GR+PP

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73744

ID on this website: 101145530

Location: St John's Church, Newton Reigny, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Catterlen

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Newton Reigny St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Parish church. Late C12 and C13 with extensive restoration of 1876 by Ewan
Christian. Mixed red and pink blocks of sandstone, the upper part of the walls
of coursed red sandstone rubble. Graduated greenslate roofs with coped gables.
3-bay nave with aisles, south porch and twin open bellcote. Single-bay chancel
with north vestry. Nave has C19 stone porch; the aisles with 2- and 3-light
cusped C19 windows, the north windows without cusped heads. South built-in
sundial. Chancel has blocked south priest's doorway, blocked original east
window opening below C19 3-light window. Interior of nave has C12 font on C19
stem. 3-bay arcade of pointed arches, the north ones on octagonal piers and the
south ones on round piers. C13 piscina under the respond of the north-east
arch. Part of an original window splay in the south aisle under a C19 window
and piscina. Pointed chancel arch. C16 roof trusses one with inscription dated
1585. White marble wall plaque in north aisle to Susanna Richmond of Highhead
Castle, 1774. Chancel has piscina. Facing C19 large arched recesses. C19
furnishings and fittings. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian
& Archaeological Society, old series, x, pp.158-165.

Listing NGR: NY4798431601

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