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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 MARTIN

List entry Number: 1326837

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARTIN

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityMartindale

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74532

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Details

MARTINDALE NY 41 NW 10/131 Church of St Martin 6.2.68 II*

Church. Late C16 on medieval foundations, porch c1714, roof 1880s. Stone rubble with slate roof. Single-vessel nave, chancel and west lobby and vestries. Irregular fenestration to north and south elevations; 4-windows to each elevation have fixed chamfered wooden frames with transom and leaded glazing tied back to 2 intermediate bars, but window to north side of 2-lights; that to east end of 3-lights, to west end of 2-lights. West end has gabled porch with C19 door with closeable cusped ventilation slots. Gabled bell cote. North elevation has studded vestry door to west end and stone dated 1714 to window jamb. Interior has C19 king post trusses. C17 wainscotting with fielded panels and longitudinal pews, said to be adapted from box pews. C17 pulpit to west end has some decorative panels and inscription: "I & AD 1634" to applied panel. Lobby panelling also C17, with ovolo moulded members and cresting; C19 paired doors to church has cusped ventilation slots. Font to east end of church has broach stops to chamfers and small recess in top, possibly Roman altar or medieval holy water stoup, grooves to one face said to be from arrow sharpening. A good example of a Lakeland vernacular church.

Listing NGR: NY4343818401

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National Grid Reference: NY 43438 18401

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