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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Barton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6298 / 54°37'47"N

Longitude: -2.7953 / 2°47'43"W

OS Eastings: 348754

OS Northings: 526369

OS Grid: NY487263

Mapcode National: GBR 8GXX.M3

Mapcode Global: WH81B.1W5K

Plus Code: 9C6VJ6H3+WV

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74507

Also known as: St Michael's Church, Barton

ID on this website: 101326830

Location: St Michael's Parish Church, Barton, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Barton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Church. Nave and central tower, C12; south aisle and arcade, mid C13; north
aisle, arcade and south chapel, c1300; chancel, tower arches and chapel arch,
early C14. West and north windows, and south-east chapel window, early C16;
south porch, stabling to north of tower, part of chancel south wall and roof,
C17; vestry and some restored tracery to south windows, c1904. Dressed stone
with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Coped gables and catslide roofs to aisles
and chapel. Most windows of paired round-headed lights, 3-light window to south
aisle, and 3-light east and west windows. Squat tower has paired bell openings
and plain parapet. South porch has elliptical arch with key and panel bearing
Lowther arms to gable; inner entrance is round-headed, of 3 orders. Some
memorials attached to walls. Interior: Nave has waggon boarded roof, 3-bay
arcades on octagonal piers to south, quatrefoil piers to north. West window has
stained glass probably by Kempe, dated 1912. C13 or C14 font, octagonal bowl
splayed out from base, moulded angles. C19 timber pulpit and reading desk.
Tower has round arches to east and west, cut through by later segmental arches;
royal arms, 1730. Barrel vault to tower, and lancet to south. Chancel has
waggon roof, arch to chapel has armorial bearings to responds. Altar rail and
east panelling, late C17, some late C17 panelling to C19 parclose screen. C19
stalls. Various wall and floor memorials, medieval to C17. Chapel has 2
piscinas and decorative wall slab. See RCHM Inventory: Westmorland for fuller

Listing NGR: NY4875126365

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