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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Culgaith, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6866 / 54°41'11"N

Longitude: -2.5505 / 2°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 364608

OS Northings: 532530

OS Grid: NY646325

Mapcode National: GBR BGM7.MS

Mapcode Global: WH92C.SGNK

Plus Code: 9C6VMCPX+JR

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73154

Location: Culgaith, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Culgaith

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkland St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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27.12.67 Church of St Lawrence

Church, probably dating from C13 but extensively restored in late C19. Nave of
snecked rubble with quoins; cavetto moulding to eaves. Chancel of sandstone
blocks on chamfered plinth; original cavetto moulding to eaves re-used above 2
courses of C19 masonry. Graduated slate roofs; nave has gabled bellcote to west
end and outshut over vestry, chancel has C19 apex cross to east. 2-cell plan
with vestry, built with re-used material, on north side and C19 west porch.
4-bay nave has lancet windows; chancel has 2 original lancets and a 2-light C19
window on the north side with a partly-original priest's door between two
2-light C19 windows on the south side. The jambs of the east window are in part
original but the tracery is C19. Internally, the wide, pointed chancel arch was
extensively re-worked. The C19 roof has crown-posts. The trefoil head of a C13
piscina survives in the south wall of the chancel. C13 effigy of Knight with
linen cap and pleated woollen tunic, sword at waist.

Listing NGR: NY6460832530

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