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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Askam and Ireleth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.187 / 54°11'13"N

Longitude: -3.1911 / 3°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 322371

OS Northings: 477456

OS Grid: SD223774

Mapcode National: GBR 6N40.YV

Mapcode Global: WH729.Y1L0

Plus Code: 9C6R5RP5+QH

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388487

ID on this website: 101292088

Location: St Peter's Church, Ireleth, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, LA16

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Civil Parish: Askam and Ireleth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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708-1/1/218 (West side)
Church of St Peter


Church. 1865. Patron The Duke of Buccleuch, on land given by
John Todd (Hobbs). Rubble limestone with red sandstone
dressings, graduated slate roof. 4-bay nave with north porch
and with bell-tower at north-east corner; lower 2-bay chancel
with south vestry. Gothic Revival style with Geometrical
tracery. Chamfered plinth; diagonal buttresses at east and
west ends; ashlar gable copings with crosses. Gabled porch has
double chamfered arch and hoodmould with head-carved stops;
similar doorway and benches within. Nave: cusped 2-light
window with quatrefoils, hoodmoulds and relieving arches. Bell
tower projects and has quoins and cusped doorway beneath
quatrefoil; offsets beneath belfry with each side having gable
with 3 quatrefoils in pointed arch with hoodmould; slated
pyramidal spire with weathervane. West window of nave of 2
lights with colonnette and hexafoil over. Chancel: string
course beneath cusped lancets. 3-light east window. Vestry has
doorway to east and hipped roof. INTERIOR: contemporary
pitch-pine fittings. Scissor-braced trusses to nave. Broad
chancel arch with carved heads on the hoodmould stops;
arch-braced roof. In prominent position overlooking the Duddon
(Trans Cumberland & Westmoreland Antiquarian & Archaeological
Soc: Hobbs J L: Notes on Ireleth School and Chapel: Kendal:
1948-: 165).

Listing NGR: SD2237177456

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