CHURCH OF ST KENTIGERN - Castle Sowerby - List Entry

  • Description

    "Parish church. C12 with C13, C14, C15 and C17 alterations and additions; with restorations of 1821, and 1888 by C.J. Ferguson. Whitewashed rubble walls with west buttresses, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finial. 5-bay nave and south aisle with south porch and twin open bellcote. 2-bay chancel. North wall of nave has C17 2- and 3-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullioned windows, one without chamfers and one original pointed-arched window between the two eastern windows. Aisle has re-used round-arched doorway within a C14 stone porch....Re-cut red sandstone font bowl dated 1671(?) on C19 stem. Aisle has 2 aumbry recesses. Chancel: remains of south respond for removed chancel arch. C13 piscina. Open timber C16 or C17 roof of king-post trusses. White marble wall plaque to Rev Joseph Hudson, 1811, by Kirkbride of Carlisle. C19 stained glass east window...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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