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Capernwray Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Kellet, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.1441 / 54°8'38"N

Longitude: -2.7028 / 2°42'10"W

OS Eastings: 354185

OS Northings: 472252

OS Grid: SD541722

Mapcode National: GBR 9NKJ.N7

Mapcode Global: WH83W.G35F

Plus Code: 9C6V47VW+JV

Entry Name: Capernwray Church

Listing Date: 7 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181897

Location: Capernwray Hall, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Over Kellet

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Over Kellet St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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4/134 Capernwray Church


Evangelical chapel, originally the chapel to Capernwray Hall. Mid C19th.
Snecked sandstone rubble with slate roof. Church comprises a nave, a
lower chancel and a tower over the south-west porch. The nave has 4 bays,
with chamfered lancets. The chancel has 2 bays with chamfered lancets with
hood moulds and stops and a moulded stone gutter on the north and south walls
with 3 carved stone heads on each side.' The north chancel will has a
chamfered doorway with hood mould. The east window of 3 lancets has a
continuous hood mould. The west window is of 5 lights with geometric
tracery. Gables have copings, kneelers and cross finials. The 5-stage
tower has clasping buttresses, and lancets with hoods and floral stops:
on the south side on the'ground floor and on 3 sides on the 1st floor. The
west door has moulded imposts and a hood with stops. Bell openings are of
triple cusped lancets within sunken panels. Pyramidal slate roof has a
weather vane, and gargoyles to the gutters. Interior said to be sub-divided
by the insertion of a 1st floor.

Listing NGR: SD5418572252

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