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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

List entry Number: 1145341

Location

CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityLangwathby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74285

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Details

NY 53 SE LANGWATHBY EDENHALL

8/81 Church of St Cuthbert 27.12.67 I

Parish church. C12 with C13, C14 and Cl5 alterations and additions. Repaired 1662 by Sir Philip Musgrave and renovated in 1834 for the Musgrave family. Red sandstone rubble walls with C19 angle buttresses; the tower of more regular blocks of square dressed red sandstone. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 3-bay nave with C19 south porch, square 2-storey west tower, C19 north vestry and 2-bay chancel. Nave has C19 round-headed doorway within porch. Large 3-light C14 south window and smaller 2-light C19 windows, all with cusped heads. Built into the south wall left of the porch are 2 fragments of a medieval graveslab. North wall has blocked C12 narrow round-headed window and C14 2-light window. Vestry has shields with Musgrave coats-of-arms. Tower of c.1450 has 2-light cusped-headed west window incorporating the Musgrave and constituent family coats-of-arms. Similar windows for bell openings. Battlemented parapet has unusual rectangular openings. Short spire with weather vane. Chancel has blocked priest's doorway and lancet window to left. C14 and C15 2-light windows. C19 pointed-arched east window. C19 north door. All walls show signs of having been raised, most noticeable on chancel. Interior of nave has 1834 oak trussed roof. C19 rear gallery with panels of Musgrave family arms. Medieval font shaped like a cushion capital. Heraldic stained glass, some of the panels pre-C17. Chancel has C19 panelled oak ceiling. Various white marble wall plaques from 1650s- early C19 all commemorating members of the Musgrave family. Under carpet is a C15 brass showing William Stapleton and his wife, thought to be the finest brass in the county. Various C18 and C19 white marble and brass wall plaques to rectors and Musgrave family staff. C19 linen-fold panelled choir stalls. C19 stained-glass windows have fragments of earlier glass brought here from one of the Musgrave houses, probably in 1834.

Listing NGR: NY5689832046

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National Grid Reference: NY 56903 32049

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