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Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Plumbland, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7406 / 54°44'26"N

Longitude: -3.3349 / 3°20'5"W

OS Eastings: 314153

OS Northings: 539223

OS Grid: NY141392

Mapcode National: GBR 5F4M.SD

Mapcode Global: WH6ZJ.R34L

Plus Code: 9C6RPMR8+62

Entry Name: Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411792

ID on this website: 101275603

Location: St Cuthbert's Church, Arkleby, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Plumbland

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Binsey Team

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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12/83 Church of St Cuthbert



Parish church. 1871 by J.A. Cory (in partnership with C.J. Ferguson), on
medieval site and incorporating some medieval features. Hammer-dressed St Bees
and calciferous sandstone with ashlar quoins, buttresses and string course.
Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 4-bay nave with
aisles, north organ chamber and 3-storey tower/porch. 2-bay chancel with north
vestry. Nave has 3 gabled dormer clerestory windows and paired-lancet aisle
windows. Tower has south doorway, and east side window which is C13 and reused
from original church. Chancel has paired lancet windows and traceried east
window. Interior: 4-bay north arcade and 3-bay south arcade with pointed
arches of alternate red and yellow sandstone on round columns. Re-used zigzag
Norman chancel arch. Unsigned late C19 and early C20 stained glass. 1684 wall
plaque to Farish family and Reverend Edward Stanley, 1834. Chancel has late C19
stained glass and wall plaques to Ballantine-Dykes family. C19 piscina, the
medieval one now in the vestry. Vestry doorway is C13 re-used.

Listing NGR: NY1415339223

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