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Latitude: 54.8653 / 54°51'55"N
Longitude: -3.1193 / 3°7'9"W
OS Eastings: 328256
OS Northings: 552853
OS Grid: NY282528
Mapcode National: GBR 6DN5.GQ
Mapcode Global: WH6YW.1ZW2
Entry Name: Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 11 April 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327139
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71881
Location: Aikton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Aikton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Aikton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 25 SE AIKTON Aikton
9/3 Church of St Andrew
Church. C12 with C13 additions, C18 and C19 alterations. Squared and coursed
red sandstone rubble (many of the stones, some with diamond broaching, are from
the Roman Wall); alterations in calciferous sandstone ashlar; steeply pitched
graduated sandstone slate roof, chancel roof of Welsh slate. 4-bay nave with
west double bellcote, south aisle and porch. 2-bay chancel with north vestry.
End walls of nave are C12 with north wall of 1869, C13 aisle; C19 gabled porch,
C13 pointed-arch entrance. North wall has Cl9 lancet windows; 2-light windows
in aisle are 1869; one blocked original window in west wall. End wall of
chancel is partly C12 with wall raised in height and side walls rebuilt, dated
over priest's door 1732. C18 2-light east window. C19 gabled vestry has C13
lancet window inside. Interior; C15 open timber roof of 4 kingpost trusses with
side struts. Norman chancel arch with scallop capitals. 4-bay aisle arcade of
pointed arches on octagonal columns, east and west reponds on moulded corbels.
Trefoil piscina in aisle and C14 pedestal font, square bowl with trefoil and
plain rounded decorations. Medieval graveslab in porch.
Listing NGR: NY2825752854
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