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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade I Listed Building in Muncaster, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3568 / 54°21'24"N

Longitude: -3.3803 / 3°22'49"W

OS Eastings: 310392

OS Northings: 496574

OS Grid: SD103965

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT1.YZ

Mapcode Global: WH718.1RLC

Plus Code: 9C6R9J49+PV

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 8 September 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76272

Also known as: Church of St Michael & All Angels

ID on this website: 101356113

Location: St Michael's Church, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA18

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Muncaster

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Muncaster St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 19 NW (INSET) MUNCASTER A595 (off South side)

18/74 (INSET) Church of St Michael
& All Angels
G.V. I

Parish Church. C16 with later additions and alterations. Restored, and north
transept added, in 1874 by Anthony Salvin. Coursed, squared rubble with quoins;
embattled parapet carried on cavetto eaves. Graduated slate roofs with stone
ridges and copings. Nave has gabled bellcote to west end and sanctus bell to
east; chancel has corbie-stepped gable. 4-bay nave, 3-bay chancel, and north
transept. Gabled south nave porch with pointed outer door and
semicircular-headed inner; blocked 'devil door' on north side. Blocked south
door to chancel; north door has inscription around head: ITA VIVE QUOD SUMMUM
NEC METUES DIEM NEC OPTES. Multi-light stone-mullioned windows. Interior:
King-post roof; pointed arches to chancel and north chapel. Old (C17?)
sandstone font in corner at west end; square in plan. Octagonal stone font on
marble columns at west end; dated 1860 with donor's inscription on rim and
coats-of-arms to sides. Numerous memqrials to Pennington family. Fine late C19
stained glass in chancel, some by Morris & Co. to Holiday's designs.

Listing NGR: SD1039296574

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