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Church of St Martin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Martindale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5577 / 54°33'27"N

Longitude: -2.8761 / 2°52'33"W

OS Eastings: 343438

OS Northings: 518401

OS Grid: NY434184

Mapcode National: GBR 8HCQ.4Z

Mapcode Global: WH81N.SPMW

Plus Code: 9C6VH45F+3H

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74532

Location: Martindale, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Martindale

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Martindale St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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10/131 Church of St Martin

Church. Late C16 on medieval foundations, porch c1714, roof 1880s. Stone
rubble with slate roof. Single-vessel nave, chancel and west lobby and
vestries. Irregular fenestration to north and south elevations; 4-windows to
each elevation have fixed chamfered wooden frames with transom and leaded
glazing tied back to 2 intermediate bars, but window to north side of 2-lights;
that to east end of 3-lights, to west end of 2-lights. West end has gabled
porch with C19 door with closeable cusped ventilation slots. Gabled bell cote.
North elevation has studded vestry door to west end and stone dated 1714 to
window jamb. Interior has C19 king post trusses. C17 wainscotting with fielded
panels and longitudinal pews, said to be adapted from box pews. C17 pulpit to
west end has some decorative panels and inscription: "I & AD 1634" to applied
panel. Lobby panelling also C17, with ovolo moulded members and cresting; C19
paired doors to church has cusped ventilation slots. Font to east end of church
has broach stops to chamfers and small recess in top, possibly Roman altar or
medieval holy water stoup, grooves to one face said to be from arrow
sharpening. A good example of a Lakeland vernacular church.

Listing NGR: NY4343818401

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