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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade I Listed Building in Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5274 / 54°31'38"N

Longitude: -2.5865 / 2°35'11"W

OS Eastings: 362142

OS Northings: 514841

OS Grid: NY621148

Mapcode National: GBR BJC2.VT

Mapcode Global: WH934.7GMK

Plus Code: 9C6VGCG7+XC

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 6 February 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74039

Location: Crosby Ravensworth, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Crosby Ravensworth

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosby Ravensworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 6214 (West side)

24/23 Church of St Lawrence


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.

Listing NGR: NY6214214842

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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