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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Whicham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2438 / 54°14'37"N

Longitude: -3.353 / 3°21'10"W

OS Eastings: 311930

OS Northings: 483969

OS Grid: SD119839

Mapcode National: GBR 5M0C.WG

Mapcode Global: WH71V.GLLH

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76379

Location: Whicham, Copeland, Cumbria, LA19

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Whicham

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Whitbeck St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

WHICHAM A595
SD 18 SW
(east side)
Whitbeck
14/79 Church of St Mary
GV II
Church. Probably medieval in origin, heavily restored 1883. Single-vessel nave
and chancel. Roughcast stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. South side
of 3 bays has paired lancets. West end has coped gable, 2 double-chamfered
lancets and pointed entrance with double-chamfered reveals; gabled bellcote;
diamond buttresses. East end has stepped triple lancets. North elevation has
single lancet. Interior has timber partitions to porch and vestries.
Arch-braced collar trusses with kingposts. C19 hanging lanterns.
Double-chamfered chancel arch with detached shafts. North wall memorial to
Pearson family (died 1772 to 1829). Stuart Royal arms over chancel arch.
Chancel has stained glass panel: Head of Jesus.

Listing NGR: SD1193083969

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