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Latitude: 54.6479 / 54°38'52"N
Longitude: -3.2 / 3°12'0"W
OS Eastings: 322662
OS Northings: 528748
OS Grid: NY226287
Mapcode National: GBR 6G3P.0N
Mapcode Global: WH6ZZ.TFCQ
Entry Name: Church of St Bega
Listing Date: 3 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1332957
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72100
Location: Bassenthwaite, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
Civil Parish: Bassenthwaite
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Binsey Team
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 22 NW BASSENTHWAITE
7/16 Church of St Bega
Parish church. C12 and C13, with restoration of 1874 by Messrs S. Watson of
Penrith. Dressed calciferous sandstone, the larger blocks medieval, with angle
buttresses and flush quoins of pink sandstone. Graduated greenslate roof with
coped gables and cross finials. 2-bay nave with south aisle and vestry, west
open bellcote; single-bay chancel with south chapel continuous with aisles and
vestry. Nave has C19 north round-headed doorway within stone porch. C19
2-light north window and double-lancet west window under round plate-tracery
window. South aisle has paired lancet windows; vestry shouldered windows.
Chancel has blocked north doorway and window with 2 cusped lights. C19 3-light
east window and chapel with C19 lancets. Interior of nave has C19 open timber
roof and single pointed aisle archway. Unmoulded chancel arch on simple
imposts. South door now leads to vestry, near which is a medieval graveslab to
Robert Highmore and wall plaque to Mary Wane of Scarness 1741. Royal arms of
George II and recut octagonal font. Wrought-iron hourglass stand beside chancel
arch. Chancel has side chapel archway similar to aisle. Floor paving includes
medieval graveslab to a Highmore. Wall plaque to Walter Vane, 1814 by Paul
Nixson of Carlisle. Stained glass east window and aisle windows of 1874 by
Powell Bros of Leeds. See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian &
Archaeological Society, new series, 1xvi, pp 276-292.
Listing NGR: NY2266228748
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