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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Staveley-in-Cartmel, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2653 / 54°15'55"N

Longitude: -2.9543 / 2°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 337939

OS Northings: 485934

OS Grid: SD379859

Mapcode National: GBR 7MT3.6S

Mapcode Global: WH835.L1DZ

Plus Code: 9C6V728W+47

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422155

ID on this website: 101225679

Location: St Mary's Church, Staveley-in-Cartmel, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Staveley-in-Cartmel

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Staveley-in-Cartmel St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Church building English Gothic architecture

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Church of St Mary

Church. A church in existence 1618, repaired 1678 (plaque to east end), south
aisle and tower possibly 1793; restored 1897 by Austin and Paley. Stone rubble,
south side slate-hung, with slate roofs. Single vessel nave and chancel with
west tower and gabled south aisle and lean-to vestry to south of tower. Tower
has pointed entrance with continuous mouldings and straight-headed window of
2 cusped lights above, possibly C19. Bell stage has band under, and paired
round-headed bell openings in ashlar surrounds with louvres. Projecting
embattled parapet has simple crocketed pinnacles. Clock face to north; vestry
to south has casement window and roughcast to tower above, with lead
dripcourse. North side irregularly placed windows of 2 round-headed lights of
varying heights, that to east end has inscription: "EX DONO THO: PRESTON
AR/1678" to head. South side has similar 2-light windows, regularly placed.
East end has coped gables, chancel cross. Window of 2 ogee-headed lights to
north aisle; chancel has 3-light window with simple uncusped tracery based on
Gothic models. Plaque above records repair of church by W. Robinson and
T. Barwick in 1678. Interior has arcade of arch-braced timber posts. Nave roof
of arch braced collar trusses with turned kingposts and 2 tiers of wind braces;
aisle roof simpler, with arch braced collars; all C19. Double-chamfered tower
arch dying into jambs. Simple octagonal font; timber pulpit with rectangular
tracery panels, similar panels to stalls; altar rail with turned balusters, all
C19. Organ in east end of aisle. Copper plaque recording restoration of 1896-7
on south wall. Vestry has 2 ogee panels painted with head of crucified Christ
and 3 cherubs.

Listing NGR: SD3793985934

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