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Latitude: 54.9279 / 54°55'40"N
Longitude: -2.8628 / 2°51'45"W
OS Eastings: 344808
OS Northings: 559586
OS Grid: NY448595
Mapcode National: GBR 8CGG.08
Mapcode Global: WH7ZY.0D2K
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 1 April 1957
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119613
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77663
Location: Stanwix Rural, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6
Civil Parish: Stanwix Rural
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Crosby-on-Eden St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
STANWIX RURAL LOW CROSBY
NY 45 NW
5/82 Church of St John
Church. 1854 by R.H. Billings, totally replacing medieval church on same site.
Dressed red sandstone, graduated slate roof. 2½ storey tower, 4 bay nave,
single bay chancel. West tower has moulded plinth course continued round entire
building: entrance has pointed arch with crocket open pediment and trefoil
tympanum: string course, lancets with curvilinear tracery. Short spire has
crocket edges and 4 lucarnes finished with central pinnacle. Projecting stair
tower in south wall. Nave has pointed windows of 2 lights with curvilinear
tracery heads and continuous drip moulding. Chancel has steeply pitched roof on
north side to cover vestry. Interior has original pews with end doors; oak
carved pulpit; carved oak lecturn; Norman font from the original church, with
square base, rounded stem, square bowl with chamfered edges. Rear gallery on
cantilever arches, with oak balustrade and handrail. Roof on semicircular
arched braces. Windows have squared leaded lights with cut or moulded glass
heads and internal segmental rear arches with lacy tracery. A number of white
warble wall plaques. The Post Office Directory of Cumberland & Westmorland,
1858, p.152, suggests that the new church was partly built with stone from the
Listing NGR: NY4480859586
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