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Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4295 / 54°25'46"N

Longitude: -2.8396 / 2°50'22"W

OS Eastings: 345631

OS Northings: 504107

OS Grid: NY456041

Mapcode National: GBR 8KM6.1X

Mapcode Global: WH828.CX2N

Plus Code: 9C6VC5H6+Q5

Entry Name: Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 30 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76493

Location: Kentmere, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kentmere

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kentmere St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

0/1083 Church


Parish Church. C16, substantially rebuilt (by subscription) in 1866; some
further alterations in the 1930s. Rough cast rubble; local graduated slate
roof. West tower nave and chancel (externally undivided), South porch. West
tower, saddleback with coping, finials (stone to East, metal to West); 2 stages,
2-light round-headed belfry openings to all sides, single lancet to West. Nave
and chancel treated in the simplest way with round-headed lancets (4 to nave, 3
to chancel) to North and South. South porch, gabled with depressed arched
doorway, and with one C18 and one early C19 gravestone built into South wall.
4-light East window under segmental head, plain mullions, uncusped. Interior:
uninterrupted space. C16 roof with moulded ties, ridge piece and purlins,
shallow pitch, boarded. C19 tower screen, simple stalls and benches. Flag
floor; the windows are deeply splayed. Only one monument of note: to Bernard
Gilpin (barn at Kentmere), 1901 by the Keswick School of Industrial Arts, bronze
with foliage frame: 'Arts and Crafts, almost Arts and Crafts, almost Art
Nouveau' (Pensner, Buildings of England - Cumberland and Westmorland, p25.

Listing NGR: NY4563104107

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