Over Denton

Form 1A

(Rules 3.2 and 4.6)

Standard Information (parish churches etc.)

Carlisle Diocese Code: 1181A
Grid Ref: NY 595 646
Latitude: 54.982668
Longitude: -2.602035
From the West - form the A69 take the minor road signposted Apadeadam, Gilsland, Denton and Birdoswald (ignore the first sign post to Low Row and Gilsland). After 1 mile from the A69 take a left turn, after 300 yards take the right turn. There is a level crossing about 10 yards from this junction. Over Denton Churchyard is 100 yards along this road.
Carlisle
Over Denton
Nether Denton
Lanercost, Walton, Gilsland and Nether Denton
Brampton

Over Denton Church is in private ownership and only the churchyard is the responsibility of the church wardens of St Mary Magdalene Gilsland

n/a
Yes
Grade II* (1957)
No
No
No
No
No
The church is privately owned and closed
Yes
Yes
No
No
None
n/a
n/a

The church is a very humble building built from Roman stone, and includes a re-used Roman arch. Pevsner describes the church as Norman with some Saxon elements, constructed from Roman masonry removed from the nearby fort at Birdoswald

Roger Ashman
Church Warden
10/04/2018