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Church of St Hilda

A Grade II Listed Building in Westward, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7936 / 54°47'37"N

Longitude: -3.1319 / 3°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 327319

OS Northings: 544891

OS Grid: NY273448

Mapcode National: GBR 6FK0.RD

Mapcode Global: WH6Z7.VSS0

Plus Code: 9C6RQVV9+C6

Entry Name: Church of St Hilda

Listing Date: 3 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72520

ID on this website: 101158087

Location: St Hilda's Church, Westward, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Westward

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Westward St Hilda

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 24 SE WESTWARD Westward

7/216 Church of St Hilda


Parish Church. 1785-6 on a C16 site. Coursed hammer-dressed red sandstone with
flush quoins on projecting plinth, probably that of the original church.
Graduated greenslate roof. 3-bay preaching box with west porch under square
bellcote/tower with pyramidal spire. C19 tracery-panelled double door in
recessed pointed arch, continuing up to form bellcote with louvred vents.
3-light windows with level pointed heads throughout. Interior has late C19
furnishings and fittings, including a panelled ceiling and a screen to provide a
western vestibule, both enriched with bubble-leaf ornament. Stained glass in
east and south window, 1890. West wall has brass plaque to Richard Barwis of
Islekirk Hall, 1648. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian &
Archaeological Society, new series, lxxxiii, ppl5l-6.

Listing NGR: NY2731944891

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