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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Colton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2982 / 54°17'53"N

Longitude: -3.018 / 3°1'4"W

OS Eastings: 333842

OS Northings: 489653

OS Grid: SD338896

Mapcode National: GBR 7LCQ.DZ

Mapcode Global: WH82Y.M718

Plus Code: 9C6R7XXJ+7Q

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421769

Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Colton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Rusland St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 38 NW
6/65 Church of St Paul
25.3.70 (formerly listed as
Church of St Paul
II Rusland)

Church. 1745, rebuilt except for tower, 1868. Slate rubble with ashlar
dressings. Nave, chancel with north vestry, and west tower. Rectangular-plan
tower has diagonal buttresses; west entrance has pointed arch with gable, lancet
over has dripmould. Bell stage has straight-headed louvred openings of
3 pointed lights. Embattled parapet. 5-bay nave has weathered buttresses,
straight-headed windows of 2 cusped ogee-headed lights. 2-bay chancel has
3-light east window with Geometrical tracery; south side has straight-headed
windows of 2 cusped lights with single-chamfered nullions; eastern bay has
segmental arched recess over tomb of 1844. North side has gabled vestry with
Y-tracery north window. Interior: Roof has simple hammer-beam trusses with
braced collars. Double-chamfered chancel arch, the inner part corbelled.
Octagonal pulpit with tracery panels. Reredos with ornamental brattishing.
East window has painted text round arch; flanking painted commandments, Lord's
Prayer and Creed. Good late C19 stained glass, the east window possibly by
Hardman. Porch in tower has timber vault.

Listing NGR: SD3384289653

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