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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 KENTIGERN

List entry Number: 1327205

Location

CHURCH OF ST KENTIGERN

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaAllerdaleDistrict AuthorityCaldbeck

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72354

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History

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Details

NY 33 NW CALDBECK Caldbeck

13/46 Church of St Kentigern 11.4.67 I

Parish church. C12 and C13 with alterations of 1512 and 1727, with 1880 restoration by C.J. Ferguson and 1932 restoration by J.F. Martindale. Large blocks of mixed sandstone; tower of limestone with flush sandstone quoins. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finial. 3-storey square west tower; 6-bay nave with north and south aisles and south porch; 2-bay chancel with south vestry. Tower is medieval up to string course with small round-arched window; upper storey is dated by internal inscription THIS STEEPLE WAS BUILDED IN THE YEAR 1727, with louvred round-arched openings under battlemented parapet. Aisles have 2-light 1932 windows with trefoil heads under hoodmoulds based on one original in the east wall of south aisle. 2- and 3-light clerestory windows are also of 1932. Porch has reused Norman arch with beakhead carving at front and zigzags behind. Chancel has 2 original lancet windows and a lower squint. 5-light east window has weathered inscription to John Whelpdale who rebuilt the chancel in 1512. South wall has 4-light window over early C16 chantry chapel, now vestry. Interior of tower has broad newel staircase. First floor opening into nave has Norman zigzag arch stones, moved there in 1932. Porch has medieval graveslab attached to wall and holy-water stoup recess. Nave has 6-bay arcades of round and hexagonal columns which do not fit exactly the pointed arches. C14 hexagonal font in baptistry. C13 piscina in south wall of aisle. Royal Arms of George IV at west end and painted wall text of 1731. Open timber ceiling of 1932. High openings in east wall of nave are original. Chancel has timber roof of 1880. East window by Wailes 1867. c13 graveslab of Thomas de Bray. Blocked priest's door in south wall. See Reverend F.B. Swift, A History of Caldbeck Church, 1980.

Listing NGR: NY3254239900

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Swift, Reverend F B , A History of Caldbeck Church, (1980)

National Grid Reference: NY 32546 39897

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