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placename:- St Andrew's Church
other name:- Aikton Church
locality:- Aikton
parish Aikton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY28245284
10Km square:- NY25
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY2852


St Andrew's Church -- Aikton -- Aikton -- Cumbria / -- 30.6.2007

St Andrew's Church -- Aikton -- Aikton -- Cumbria / -- 30.6.2007

old map:- Nurse 1918

Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, now Cumbria, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1918 and 2nd edn 1939.
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site name:- Wigton Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Church. C12 with C13 additions, C18 and C19 alterations. Squared and coursed red sandstone rubble (many of the stones, some with diamond broaching, are from the Roman Wall); alterations in calciferous sandstone ashlar; steeply pitched graduated sandstone slate roof, chancel roof of Welsh slate. 4-bay nave with west double bellcote, south aisle and porch. 2-bay chancel with north vestry. End walls of nave are C12 with north wall of 1869, C13 aisle; C19 gabled porch, C13 pointed-arch entrance. North wall has Cl9 lancet windows; 2-light windows in aisle are 1869; one blocked original window in west wall. End wall of chancel is partly C12 with wall raised in height and side walls rebuilt, dated over priest's door 1732. C18 2-light east window. C19 gabled vestry has C13 lancet window inside.
INTERIOR; C15 open timber roof of 4 kingpost trusses with side struts. Norman chancel arch with scallop capitals. 4-bay aisle arcade of pointed arches on octagonal columns, east and west reponds on moulded corbels. Trefoil piscina in aisle and C14 pedestal font, square bowl with trefoil and plain rounded decorations. Medieval graveslab in porch.

placename:- Church of St Andrew
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY28255285
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photocopy Church Bells in Cumberland Ward, part I:-
vol.8 p.505

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vol.8 p.506

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vol.8 p.507

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vol.8 p.508

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vol.8 p.509

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Whitehead, H: 1885: Church Bells in Cumberland Ward, part I: TransCWAAS: vol.8: pp.505-531

2 cross slab grave covers; by porch wall and in churchyard.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

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