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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1068721



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whicham

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Sep-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76376

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WHICHAM A595 SD 18 SW (north side) 14/76 Church of St Mary 8.9.67 - II Church. Probably C12 in origin with C17 east window and 1858 transept and restoration. Roughcast stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Single vessel nave and chancel with north vestry and transept. Coped gables. South elevation has 3 single-chamfered 2-light plate tracery windows; gabled porch has elliptical-arched opening and C12 inner single-chamfered entrance, lancet to east. Blocked pointed entrance to chancel. West 3-light traceried window; window of 2 elliptical-headed lights to vestry under catslide roof, similar 3-light north window and entrance with sunk ogee to lintel. East gable end has straight-headed double-chamfered mullioned window of 3 elliptical-headed lights, probably C17. Gabled transept has quoins with 2 north lancets, return lancets. Interior has box pews, 3 posts with arch braces to transept. Pulpit has tracery panels with balustrade over. Good C19 stained glass. Some headstones to east wall.

Listing NGR: SD1349482696

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National Grid Reference: SD 13494 82696


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