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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: 1087645



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jan-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 77859

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10/62 Church of St Martin (formerly listed as Brampton Church)

1.4.51 II*

Disused church. C12 with later alterations and additions. Red sandstone rubble walls, partly of reused stone from the Roman Wall (on the site of a pre-Hadrianic fort), with ashlar dressings, dressed sandstone to porch, slate roofs with coped gables. Formerly tower, nave and chancel, now only chancel and porch of 1861, with sexton's lean-to shed on north side; other parts demolished between 1787 and 1789, the stone being used to improve the chapel in Brampton. Porch has oak doors and iron gates of 1891, with tooled ashlar surround: gable has cross finial. Chancel has round head Norman lancet in south wall: reused medieval recessed arch below, rebuilt 1788; other lancets and east window are of 1891: cross finial to east gable of 1891 and belfry to west gable of 1788. Church declared redundant 1978 so interior furnishings removed. South wall of chancel has piscina and aumbry, possibly c12 and repositioned: Norman lancet has splays and stepped sill. Flagged floor includes in north east corner late C17 and early C18 grave slabs. Probably re-roofed 1891. See Transactions, Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, lxxxii, p.73-89.

Listing NGR: NY5101461557

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 82, (), 73-89

National Grid Reference: NY 51014 61557


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