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Latitude: 54.8701 / 54°52'12"N
Longitude: -3.3878 / 3°23'15"W
OS Eastings: 311038
OS Northings: 553700
OS Grid: NY110537
Mapcode National: GBR 4DS3.CZ
Mapcode Global: WH6YQ.XVYC
Entry Name: Christ Church
Listing Date: 19 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144619
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71991
Location: Silloth-on-Solway, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Silloth-on-Solway
Built-Up Area: Silloth
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Silloth Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 15 SW SILLOTH CRIFFEL STREET
(East side) Silloth
5/40 Christ Church
Parish Church. 1870-1 by Cory & Ferguson. Large split grey granite boulders
(brought as ballast in ships from Ireland) on chamfered plinth; string courses,
quoins and dressings of limestone. Welsh slate roof with bands of greenslate;
decorative ridge tiles, coped gables and cross finials. North-east, south-west
alignment. 3-storey west tower/porch with broach spire, 5-bay nave and aisles
with transepts, semicircular apse. Tower has pointed entrance arch of 3 orders
on granite shaft columns. First floor quatrefoil openings; 2-light pointed
openings above, that to west filled by clockface. Spire with small lucarnes.
Nave has 2-light aisle windows, clerestory rose windows in pointed recesses.
Tall lancet apse windows. Interior: all walls with decorative brickwork in red
and yellow bands. 5-bay aisles of stone columns with uncarved capitals, pointed
brick arches. Late C19 furnishings and fittings. Late C19 stained glass in
ritual west and east windows.
Listing NGR: NY1103853700
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