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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Coniston, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3688 / 54°22'7"N

Longitude: -3.0751 / 3°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 330250

OS Northings: 497569

OS Grid: SD302975

Mapcode National: GBR 6KZX.1N

Mapcode Global: WH71D.QGW3

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76783

Location: Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA21

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Coniston

Built-Up Area: Coniston

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

CONISTON
SD 39 NW
Church of St Andrew
5/79
25.3.70
II

Church. 1819. Chancel, vestry, organ loft and porches, 1891 by J. Matson.
Slate with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Nave with west tower, chancel with
north vestry and south organ loft. 4-bay nave has coped gables. Elliptical-
headed windows with hoodmoulds and 2-light timber frames with leaded glazing.
Tower has west lancet with hoodmould; string course, and paired stone-louvred
bell openings with no dressings, with 3-face clock below; top cornice and
embattled parapet. Flanking porches have embattled parapets; entrances have
4-centred heads and 2-light square-headed windows; cast iron rainwater heads.
Chancel, vestry and organ loft have weathered bases, coped gables and quoins.
Chancel has 5-light window with Perpendicular tracery on sill band, and single
traceried light to south. Vestry is roughcast with lateral stack and 2-light
north window with transom; west entrance. Organ loft has 3-light window with
Perpendicular tracery. Interior: King and queen post trusses with decorative
bracing and tracery. West gallery of 1891 has turned posts, false 4-centred
arches, balustrade with deep cornice and early C19 painted royal arms.
Baptistry under tower has stained glass window by Kempe, 1893; alabaster
octagonal font. Chancel arch has roll mould. Chancel has arches to vestry and
organ loft and panelled east wall and reredos with blind tracery.


Listing NGR: SD3025097569

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