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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: 1087523



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Arthuret

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78088

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22/1 Church of St Michael


G.V. II*

Church. Dated 1609 over west entrance, built by national subscription, replacing medieval church; tower completed c1700, restored 1868. Red and yellow dressed sandstone, graduated green slate roofs. 3-storey tower/porch, 7-bay nave with north and south aisles, one-bay chancel. Tower: plank door in pointed arch, 2-light mullioned openings with louvred vents; small, chamfered-surround stair windows to left; stepped angle buttresses, string courses, battlemented parapet and corner pinnacles; weather vane with cut lettering ST MICHAEL'S. Aisles have triple cross-mullioned windows; smaller mullioned clerestory windows above. Aisles and nave with battlemented parapets and finials, stepped buttresses between aisle windows. Chancel has no side windows; replacement east window of 1868 (original now as folly at Whoof House, Aglionby) has oval at the apex of the arch and inter- secting tracery, stained glass by Scott of Carlisle. Interior; 7-bay arcade of pointed arches; C17 bowl and stem font; C15 heart brass; heraldic hatchments on 3 wooden panels and marble wall plaques, all to members of the Graham family 1657- C20. Furnishing and fittings are early C20. See, Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, vol lxvi, pp. 179-189.

Listing NGR: NY3793967666

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 66, (), 179-189
Battlefields Register,

National Grid Reference: NY 37939 67666


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