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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Matterdale, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5987 / 54°35'55"N

Longitude: -2.8812 / 2°52'52"W

OS Eastings: 343164

OS Northings: 522974

OS Grid: NY431229

Mapcode National: GBR 8HB8.08

Mapcode Global: WH81G.QN5X

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74567

Location: Matterdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Matterdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Watermillock

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


NY 42 SW,
6/165

MATTERDALE,
WATERMILLOCK,
Church of All Saints

II

Church. 1881-84. By C. J. Ferguson. Narrow coursed slate with sandstone ashlar
dressings and slate roof. Nave, west tower, and chancel with south vestry.
Coped gables and quoins; lancet windows and some single-chamfered mullioned
windows. Tower has north gabled porch; 2-light plate tracery west window; south
stair turret under lean-to roof and west entrance with decorated lintel. 3
louvred bell openings on sill course and projecting coped parapet. 4-bay nave
has paired lancets between weathered buttresses, but north side has small lancet
to east and single lancet to 3rd bay; 3rd bay to south has triple lancets.
Chancel has sill course and angle buttresses; gable cross; 3 stepped lancets to
east, with vesica above; single and paired lancets to north; south vestry under
catslide roofs; mullioned window, and east entrance under decorated lintel;
lancet to east.

INTERIOR crown post roof with ashlaring. Tower arch has
half-glazed timber screen with Jacobean detail and C20 doors. Tower has
inserted C20 service area; good late C19 stained glass to west window and small
south light. Georgian royal arms and Lord's Prayer and Creed board. Nave has
coronate and wall sconces. Wall memorials from earlier (?C16) church include
Castlehow family brass dated 1562 and John and Jane Dobson (died 1742 and 1743),
cartouche with scrolls, cherubs etc. Basin font of polished granite with etched
decoration. Chancel arch on short corbelled responds. Lectern on tripod.
Pulpit and stalls with Jacobean detail. South organ loft, and sedilium in
window recess. Altar rail with turned balusters. Late C19 stained glass to
nave and chancel.


Listing NGR: NY4316422974

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