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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
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 13 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327183
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72226
Location: Camerton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14
Civil Parish: Camerton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Camerton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 03 SE CAMERTON CAMERTON
3/7 Church of St Peter
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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