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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1933 / 54°11'35"N

Longitude: -2.9098 / 2°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 340738

OS Northings: 477889

OS Grid: SD407778

Mapcode National: GBR 8M3Y.VK

Mapcode Global: WH83D.8VNP

Plus Code: 9C6V53VR+83

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 2 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460515

ID on this website: 101269708

Location: Grange-over-Sands, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Grange-over-Sands

Built-Up Area: Grange-over-Sands

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Grange-over-Sands St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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02/05/75 Church of St Paul


Church. 1853-4. By J Murray. North aisle said to be added in
1861, south aisle in 1867, and chancel in 1932 (Pevsner). West
porch dated 'MCMLI'. Snecked limestone with sandstone
dressings and slate roofs. Comprises a nave, north aisle and
south aisle under pitched roofs, a gabled porch at the west
end of the south aisle, and a lower chancel with polygonal
The west end has a buttress, between the nave and south aisle
gables, that rises to support a bell-turret with stone
spirelet. The nave and aisles have west windows with
Geometrical tracery (of 2 lights to the north aisle and 4
lights to the others). The single-storey porch has a mullioned
window of 3 lights facing west, a parapet, and a doorway in
its south wall. The north aisle has 4 bays to the west of the
vestry, with 2-light windows which have flowing tracery. The
south porch has a pointed window of 2 lights below a gable,
and a mullioned window of 4 trefoiled lights in a C20 eastern
extension. The east wall contains a re-set moulded pointed
doorway. The 3 bays of the south aisle have 2-light windows
with quatrefoils in their curved triangular heads. The east
window is of 4 lights and the 3-sided apse has a 3-light east
INTERIOR: the 5-bay arcades have pointed sandstone arches
chamfered in 2 orders, carried on paired brown marble columns
with sandstone capitals. The chancel arch is moulded and
pointed, with the inner order rising from wall corbels. The
roofs are boarded, with scissor-braced rafters. A tall pointed
arch divides the south aisle from the east chapel, which has 2
tall arches opening into the chancel. On the north side the
organ chamber has arched openings to the chancel and north
aisle. The font is of carved oak with an inset metal bowl and
carved timber cover. At the west end there are 2 pairs of
churchwardens' stalls with carved and crested canopies, and
wall panelling, all mid C20 and finely carved in oak.

Listing NGR: SD4073877889

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