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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3316 / 54°19'53"N

Longitude: -2.7493 / 2°44'57"W

OS Eastings: 351373

OS Northings: 493149

OS Grid: SD513931

Mapcode National: GBR 9L7C.L0

Mapcode Global: WH82W.RD05

Plus Code: 9C6V87J2+J7

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75509

ID on this website: 101319026

Location: St Thomas's Church, Kendal, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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Church; built to provide increased church accommodation within the Parish. 1835
by George Webster; consecrated 5th July 1837. Later additions and alterations.
Orientated north-east/south-west with altar at latter end; description applies
liturgical orientation, with altar at east end. Snecked rubble on chamfered
plinth; gabled tops to stepped buttresses between bays. Parapet, castellated to
1st and 6th bays and tower. Graduated slate roof. Integral west tower with
aisleless nave and chancel; octagonal vestry adjoins north side. 4-stage tower:
Triple lancets to ground floor (single lancet to either side in adjoining bays);
3 stepped lancets to 2nd stage; clock (from Old Town Hall) to 3rd stage; paired
lancet belfry openings to 4th stage. 6-bay nave with single projecting bay to
either side of chancel; paired lancets to side walls, 3 stepped lancets to east
end. Main entrance on north side, through single-storey hall, added late C20
(of no interest). Interior extensively remodelled.

Listing NGR: SD5137393149

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