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Latitude: 54.7269 / 54°43'36"N
Longitude: -2.7824 / 2°46'56"W
OS Eastings: 349707
OS Northings: 537164
OS Grid: NY497371
Mapcode National: GBR 9F0S.D9
Mapcode Global: WH80Y.7G93
Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist
Listing Date: 24 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145473
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73901
Location: Hesket, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Hesket
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Plumpton Wall St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 43 NE HESKET PLUMPTON
10/177 Church of St John
Church. Dated 1907, by Sir Robert Lorimer. Mixed red and orange Penrith
sandstone, coursed rubble walls, under graduated greenslate roofs with lead
rainwater heads and downspouts. 3-bay nave with south porch and square 2-storey
south tower; single-bay chancel with north vestry. Chancel has battered gabled
porch with pointed inner and outer arches. 2- and 3-light windows, that in west
wall of 5 lights. Battered tower has narrow round-arched doorway and projecting
angle turret. Square bell openings with almond-shaped fretwork, under shaped
battlements. West gable buttress has datestone. Interior has no fixed pews,
but has other fine woodwork; the linen-fold panelled doors, the barrel-vaulted
panelled ceiling and linen-fold panelled pulpit. Figurative stained glass in
one window by Morris & Co. 1906. This is not listed in Christopher Hussey's
book on Lorimer, but a brass inscription plate gives the architect's name and
that of the patron, Joseph Harris of Brackenburgh.
Listing NGR: NY4970737164
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