CHURCH OF ST JOHN - Houghton, Cumbria - List Entry

  • Description

    "Church. 1840-42, built as copy of Stanwix Church, Carlisle. Snecked ashlar yellow sandstone, from Chalk Quarry, Dalston, slate roof. 3 storeys east tower with 4 bay nave-chancel. Tower has pointed entrance arch with hood mould: similar windows in bell chamber, with Y-tracery and louvred slats: diagonal buttresses at angles with corner pinnacles and corbelled and castellated parapet. Clock above entrance is of 1901...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 5 months ago
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