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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Beaumont, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9241 / 54°55'26"N

Longitude: -3.0187 / 3°1'7"W

OS Eastings: 334811

OS Northings: 559298

OS Grid: NY348592

Mapcode National: GBR 7CCH.8M

Mapcode Global: WH7ZV.LHRG

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 May 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78189

Location: Beaumont, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Beaumont

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkandrews-on-Eden with Beaumont St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 35 NW BEAUMONT Beaumont

5/4 Church of St Mary

1/5/57
II*

Church. Late C12 with restorations of 1784, 1872 and 1888. Squared and coursed
red and calciferous sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall) on chamfered plinth.
Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finial. Nave/chancel of 5
bays with west open bellcote, south porch and north vestry. Timbered C19 porch;
entrance with reused Norman arch of 2 orders, engaged columns with waterleaf
capitals. Pointed lancet windows of 1888, small original trefoil-head window is
suggested lepers' squint. C12 3-light east window; 2-light west window is C19.
Interior has C15 king-post open timber roof. Piscina dated MDCCCLXXII and
possible aumbry recess. East end has late C12 arcade continued on north wall
but stops short of south wall; C19 stained glass. West wall: 2 medieval grave
slabs. Late C19 furnishings and fittings. Built on the site of a turret on the
Roman Wall.


Listing NGR: NY3481159298

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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