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Church of St Luke

A Grade II Listed Building in Torver, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3391 / 54°20'20"N

Longitude: -3.1015 / 3°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 328479

OS Northings: 494286

OS Grid: SD284942

Mapcode National: GBR 6LS8.BB

Mapcode Global: WH71L.B6BD

Entry Name: Church of St Luke

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76903

Location: Torver, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA21

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Torver

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Coniston and Torver

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

TORVER A593
SD 29 SE
(East side)
7/192 Church of St Luke
25.3.70

GV II

Church. 1884. By Paley and Austin. Dressed slate with red sandstone
dressings, slate roofs. Nave, chancel and tower between, north lean-to vestry.
Coped gables. Round-headed windows have sandstone dressings. 3-bay nave has
south gabled porch, entrance with shafts and arch with zig-zag and roll
moulding; north side of nave has 2 windows. West end has paired windows under
continuous hoodmould on sill band. Tower has deep weathered buttresses to north
and south, and tall windows with weathering above; louvred bell openings and
coped cornice; squat pyramidal roof and fish to weather-vane. Chancel has
3 east windows with hollow-chamfered reveals, the central one wider, and
continuous hoodmould. Vestry to west bay of chancel and tower has entrance with
cambered lintel. Interior: arch-braced collar trusses, one with tie beam.
Tower has round double-stepped arches, the inner steps corbelled, plain coffered
ceiling. North organ loft. Plain octagonal font of uncertain date on later
base.


Listing NGR: SD2847994286

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