CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1086711
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL, SOUTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL, SOUTH STREET

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Copeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Egremont
National Grid Reference:
NY 01124 10568

Details

NY 01 SW (INSET) EGREMONT SOUTH STREET (East side) Egremont

9/43 Church of St Mary 9.3.67 & St Michael G.V. II

Parish Church. 1881 by T. Lewis Banks (London and Whitehaven) replacing late C12 church, parts of which were incorporated. Western baptistry gift of local Freemasons 1883. Tower raised in 1901 by Oliver & Dodgshun (Carlisle). Hammer-dressed, snecked, sandstone blocks with quoins; moulded plinth, strings, eaves cornice, and pilaster buttresses. Graduated slate roofs with outshuts to either side of chancel; stone copings, kneelers, and apex crosses. Embattled tower to north-west corner, nave with aisles, short transept, and chancel. Early English style. 4-stage tower has panelled door to ground floor; pointed arch-head of 4 orders with foliate capitals to jamb-shafts. Similar 2-order door in gabled porch on south side. Lancet windows, some in chancel and north nave aisle re-used late C12; corbels of similar date to north aisle. Interior: Pointed arches throughout; 5-bay nave arcade carried on columns with foliate capitals. Nave roof carried on corbels. Transept arms separated from nave by 2-bay arcade carried on tall quatrefoil pier. 2-seater sedilia, pillar piscina, and shelf, under wall arcade in chancel. Late C19 fittings. Pulpit of Caen stone with alabaster figures, supported on marble shafts. Kneeling angel supports scalloped font bowl. Drawings and description of earlier church by T. Lewis Banks in C.W.A.A. Transactions, Old Series, Vol. 6, pp163-175.

Listing NGR: NY0112410568

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
76139
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 6, (), 163 175

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/03003/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Julian Thurgood. Source Historic England Archive
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