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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brough, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5202 / 54°31'12"N

Longitude: -2.321 / 2°19'15"W

OS Eastings: 379315

OS Northings: 513921

OS Grid: NY793139

Mapcode National: GBR DJ75.9F

Mapcode Global: WH938.9NZ4

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 12 September 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73285

Location: Brough, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Brough

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brough St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


NY 71 SE BROUGH CHURCH BROUGH

8/17 Church of St Michael
12.9.57
G.V II*

Parish church, dating from C12; west tower by Blenkinsop of Helbeck, 1513-1525.
Sandstone blocks with chamfered plinth to chancel; cavetto moulding to eaves
carries low parapet. Stepped buttressing. Low-pitch lead roofs. 3-stage west
tower; nave with added north aisle, and chancel. Memorial slab next to pulpit
(dated 1624) on south side of nave bears the following carved inscription (sic):
HERE LYE GABRIELL VINCENT STEWARD TO THE R H ANNE CLIFFORD COUNTESS DOWAGER OF
PEMBROOKE DORSETT AND MONTGOMERY. AND CHIEF DIRECTOR OF ALL HER BVILDINGS IN THE
NORTH WHO DYED IN THE ROMAN TOWER OF BROVGH CASTLE LIKE A GOOD CHRISTIAN THE 12
OF FFEBRUARY 1665 1666. LOOKING FOR THE SECOND COMMINGE OF OVR SAVIOVR IESVS
CHRIST. Inside church at west end is Celtic Cross 1914-18 war memorial.
For plan and further details of architecture and fittings see R.C.H.M. pp49 and
50.


Listing NGR: NY7931513921


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 21 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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