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Latitude: 54.7165 / 54°42'59"N
Longitude: -2.964 / 2°57'50"W
OS Eastings: 337999
OS Northings: 536145
OS Grid: NY379361
Mapcode National: GBR 7FRX.31
Mapcode Global: WH80V.FQT4
Entry Name: Church of St Kentigern
Listing Date: 27 December 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326686
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73726
Location: Castle Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Castle Sowerby
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Castle Sowerby St Kentigern
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 33NE CASTLE SOWERBY
27.12.67 St Kentigern
Parish church. C12 with C13, C14, C15 and C17 alterations and additions; with
restorations of 1821, and 1888 by C.J. Ferguson. Whitewashed rubble walls with
west buttresses, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross
finial. 5-bay nave and south aisle with south porch and twin open bellcote.
2-bay chancel. North wall of nave has C17 2- and 3-light hollow-chamfered
stone-mullioned windows, one without chamfers and one original pointed-arched
window between the two eastern windows. Aisle has re-used round-arched doorway
within a C14 stone porch. C17 2-light hollow-chamfered windows under moulded
parapet. East wall of aisle has blocked pointed-arched window. Chancel has
north lancet windows; south C15 or C16 priest's doorway and larger
pointed-arched windows. C19 east window is flanked by blocked lancets.
Interior of nave has 5-bay aisle of pointed arches on octagonal columns. C18 or
C19 open timber roof. C18 creed and pater boards were probably put up at same
time as Royal Arms of George II dated 1752. White marble wall plaques to
Richard Richardson of Whamhead, 1796; Jane Mitchell of Whamhead, 1868 and George
Burnthwaite of Lamonby, 1780. Re-cut red sandstone font bowl dated 1671(?) on
C19 stem. Aisle has 2 aumbry recesses. Chancel: remains of south respond for
removed chancel arch. C13 piscina. Open timber C16 or C17 roof of king-post
trusses. White marble wall plaque to Rev Joseph Hudson, 1811, by Kirkbride of
Carlisle. C19 stained glass east window. See Transactions Cumberland &
Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, lxxiii,
Listing NGR: NY3799936145
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