Church of St Michael, Lowther Park, Askham, Lowther, Eden - Lake District (NP)

Originally C12 and C13, extensively rebuilt C17 with C19 alterations and additions. Houses collection of family monuments. Damp masonry exacerbated by cementitious render. Timber decay of tower windows. North side gutter malfunctioning.

Church of St Michael, Lowther Park, Askham, Lowther, Eden - Lake District (NP)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Church of St Michael
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1145328
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lake District (NP)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Michael
    Street Name:
    Lowther Park
    Locality:
    Askham
    County:
    Cumbria
    District / Borough:
    Eden
    Parish:
    Lowther
    National Park:
    Lake District (NP)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Penrith and The Border
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*, RPG grade II, WHS