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Description: Capernwray Church
Date Listed: 7 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 181897
OS Grid Reference: SD5418572252
OS Grid Coordinates: 354185, 472252
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1440, -2.7028
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SD 57 SW OVER KELLET BORWICK ROAD
4/134 Capernwray Church
Evangelical chapel, originally the chapel to Capernwray Hall. Mid C19th.
Snecked sandstone rubble with slate roof. Church comprises a nave, a
lower chancel and a tower over the south-west porch. The nave has 4 bays,
with chamfered lancets. The chancel has 2 bays with chamfered lancets with
hood moulds and stops and a moulded stone gutter on the north and south walls
with 3 carved stone heads on each side.' The north chancel will has a
chamfered doorway with hood mould. The east window of 3 lancets has a
continuous hood mould. The west window is of 5 lights with geometric
tracery. Gables have copings, kneelers and cross finials. The 5-stage
tower has clasping buttresses, and lancets with hoods and floral stops:
on the south side on the'ground floor and on 3 sides on the 1st floor. The
west door has moulded imposts and a hood with stops. Bell openings are of
triple cusped lancets within sunken panels. Pyramidal slate roof has a
weather vane, and gargoyles to the gutters. Interior said to be sub-divided
by the insertion of a 1st floor.
Listing NGR: SD5418572252
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Source: English Heritage
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