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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Ousby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7305 / 54°43'49"N

Longitude: -2.6055 / 2°36'19"W

OS Eastings: 361102

OS Northings: 537444

OS Grid: NY611374

Mapcode National: GBR BF7R.Q1

Mapcode Global: WH924.YCFD

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73228

Location: Ousby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Ousby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Melmerby St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 63 NW OUSBY MELMERBY
27.12.67

9/168 Church of St John
the Baptist

G.V. II

Church, founded C13 but extensively restored in C19. Medieval stonework
survives in north and end walls; coursed, squared rubble. C19 work of sandstone
blocks. Plinth, string, and moulded eaves; stepped buttressing. Graduated
slate roof with stone copings, gabled kneelers, and C19 apex crosses. Single
cell plan with 3-stage tower added to north-west corner in 1848. Gabled porch
moved from west end and rebuilt on south side in 1895; blocked medieval door on
north side. Some medieval windows, others C19. Internally, nave originally
divided by 2 rows of piers, now open with offset chancel arch. Piscina in south
wall of chancel has damaged octofoil drain; tomb-slab in chancel is carved with
crocketed cross, sword, and coat of arms.


Listing NGR: NY6110237444

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