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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1311870



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crosby Ravensworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74039

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24/23 Church of St Lawrence 6.2.68


Parish Church. Earliest fabric is crossing of c.1200. Dated inscriptions record major early C19 rebuilding by Robert Smirke for William Dent; names of masons and clerk of works given. Further remodelled in late C19 by J.S. Crowther. Coursed, squared rubble with dressed stone details; stone blocks used for tower, ashlar for porches. Graduated slate roofs with stone copings, kneelers, and gable crosses. West tower, 4-bay nave, transept, and aisless chancel, all buttressed. 3-stage castellated C15 tower. Ornate gabled porch to 1st nave bay on south side; dated 1811, with plank door. 2-light C19 aisle windows in Decorated style; squat clerestory with small, round windows. Two C19 lancets, with wheel window above, in gable end of transept. 3-bay chancel has ornate central C19 porch with C19 windows in Decorated style to either side and above. Interior: Pointed arches to nave arcade carried on filleted, quadripartite piers. Surviving parts of c.1200 have keeled major shafts. C19 south chapel has wall arcading, painting, and Minton tiles; separated from main body of church by arcaded wooden screen. Early C16 altar tomb to Sir Lancelot Threlkeld in chapel on north side of chancel. Octagonal stone font dated 1662.

For dated plan and detailed architectural description, see 1936 R.C.H.M. Westmorland.

Listing NGR: NY6214214842

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Inventory Of Westmorland' in Inventory Of Westmorland, (1936)

National Grid Reference: NY 62142 14841


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