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Latitude: 54.3316 / 54°19'53"N
Longitude: -2.7493 / 2°44'57"W
OS Eastings: 351373
OS Northings: 493149
OS Grid: SD513931
Mapcode National: GBR 9L7C.L0
Mapcode Global: WH82W.RD05
Entry Name: Church of St Thomas
Listing Date: 30 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319026
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75509
Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Kendal
Built-Up Area: Kendal
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Kendal St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 5193 SW KENDAL STRICKLANDGATE
4/164 Church of St Thomas
Church; built to provide increased church accommodation within the Parish. 1835
by George Webster; consecrated 5th July 1837. Later additions and alterations.
Orientated north-east/south-west with altar at latter end; description applies
liturgical orientation, with altar at east end. Snecked rubble on chamfered
plinth; gabled tops to stepped buttresses between bays. Parapet, castellated to
1st and 6th bays and tower. Graduated slate roof. Integral west tower with
aisleless nave and chancel; octagonal vestry adjoins north side. 4-stage tower:
Triple lancets to ground floor (single lancet to either side in adjoining bays);
3 stepped lancets to 2nd stage; clock (from Old Town Hall) to 3rd stage; paired
lancet belfry openings to 4th stage. 6-bay nave with single projecting bay to
either side of chancel; paired lancets to side walls, 3 stepped lancets to east
end. Main entrance on north side, through single-storey hall, added late C20
(of no interest). Interior extensively remodelled.
Listing NGR: SD5137393149
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