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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
Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence
Listing Date: 6 February 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1311870
English Heritage Legacy ID: 74039
Location: Crosby Ravensworth, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
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
CROSBY RAVENSWORTH CROSBY RAVENSWORTH
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
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