Wythburn Church, St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn
Description: Wythburn Church
Date Listed: 3 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 72191
OS Grid Reference: NY3243813578
OS Grid Coordinates: 332438, 513578
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5130, -3.0451
Location: A591, St Johns Castlerigg and Wythburn, Cumbria CA12 4TP
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NY 31 SW ST JOHNS CASTLERIGG & WYTHBURN WYTHBURN
21/106 Wythburn Church
Parish church. 1640 on the site of an earlier chapel, with restoration of 1740
and 1872 addition. Painted rendered walls on projecting plinth stones, with
slate rubble additions, all under graduated greenslate roofs. 3-bay nave with
west open bellcote and slightly higher apse of 1872 and south vestry. C20
studded plank door and C20 2-light casement windows, all within plain reveals.
Triple lancet west window. Narrow round-headed windows in vestry and apse.
Interior has open timber roof on C17 trusses. Stained glass in west window
1888; that in apse by Henry Holiday, 1892 and Hugh Arnold, 1906. Late C19
furnishing and fittings.
Listing NGR: NY3243813578
Source: English Heritage
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