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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Camerton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6564 / 54°39'22"N

Longitude: -3.4965 / 3°29'47"W

OS Eastings: 303551

OS Northings: 530058

OS Grid: NY035300

Mapcode National: GBR 4G0L.TL

Mapcode Global: WH5YQ.8776

Plus Code: 9C6RMG43+G9

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 13 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72226

Location: Camerton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Camerton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Camerton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Parish Church. 1694 and 1796 with 1855 tower, on medieval site. Roughcast
walls with tower of calciferous sandstone rubble with angle buttresses.
Graduated greenslate roof. 3-bay nave with square west tower/porch and south
chapel; single-bay chancel. Tower has West door in chamfered pointed arch under
lancet windows and quatrefoil bell openings; short octagonal spire. Nave has
2-light plate-tracery windows. Chancel has 2 small trefoil-headed windows, one
in east wall, and 3-light east window. Interior has plain plaster walls and
ceiling with numerous C19 wall plaques. 1510 effigy of Knight Thomas Curwen
(Black Tom). Wooden panel removed from Camerton Hall is dated 1625 and
inscribed B.C. H.C. (Henry & Bridget Curwen), otherwise all late C19 woodwork.

Listing NGR: NY0355130058

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