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)
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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

Contact Details

Tim Wilkins 0161 242 1419

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England