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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Crosby Garrett, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4821 / 54°28'55"N

Longitude: -2.4183 / 2°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 372994

OS Northings: 509717

OS Grid: NY729097

Mapcode National: GBR CJKM.72

Mapcode Global: WH93D.TLMT

Plus Code: 9C6VFHJJ+RM

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 21 October 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72964

ID on this website: 101326924

Location: St Andrew's Church, Crosby Garrett, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Crosby Garrett

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Stephen with Mallerstang and Crosby Garrett with Soulby

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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8/1 Church of St Andrew

Church of England, Cll and later. Coursed, squared rubble with plinth
(chamfered in parts) and various types of buttressing. Graduated slate roofs;
nave has stone copings and low parapets, chancel has stone copings with apex
cross and embattled pinnacles to base at east. 1874 rebuilt bell-tower at west
end is corbelled out and has low, slated, pyramidal roof with parapet and corner
pinnacles. 3 bay nave and 2 bay chancel. North aisle rebuilt under separate
gabled roof in 1866. 3 windows to north wall and 1, with oculus above, to each
end; all have semicircular heads with 'romanesque' chevron. Chancel rebuilt and
enlarged in C14; north window has pointed head; south has pointed head and
paired lights with transom embattled externally (probably a low-side window as
the 2 lower lights have internal rebates for shutters). C14 priest's door to
south has pointed head and continuously moulded surround. North vestry added
1745. East window rebuilt 1883. 2 windows to south nave wall of different
dates; east is C16, square-headed with 2 lights and west is late C14,
square-headed with 2 ogee traceried lights; both have hoodmoulds with label
stops. Gabled south porch has roof-truss dated 1662 and narrow stone benches to
sides internally; both inner and outer doors have continuously moulded surrounds
with pointed heads, inner door is C17 panelled. Internally, nave is plastered.
All windows have deep splays. C12 columns and responds have moulded bases on
plinth blocks; their capitals have waterleaf, volute, animal and human head
decoration. Square abaci carry unmoulded, double order, semicircular arches
with a continuous chamfered hoodmould. 4 corbels to east bay above arch. C15
low, pointed chancel arch has 2 chamfered orders springing from corbels. Large
squint from north aisle through into chancel. Narrow blocked opening with
semicircular head to west wall of chancel and stub of early north wall are
possibly Cll. Small lamp niche with semicircular (re-use early window?) head
in south-west corner. C13 trefoil-headed piscina with octofoil drain to south
wall and medieval aumbrey to north; blocked windows to both walls. Font in nave
had C17/C18 rectangular bowl with moulded sides (now, 1983, demounted; on floor
in north aisle); supporting octagonal shaft has moulded blocks with chamfered
corners to top and bottom. Chancel floor raised up level with nave floor in
1860's; oak communion rail is C17 with turned ballusters. Late C19 hexagonal
wooden pulpit on moulded stone base. R.C.H.M. details 2 bells, one C13 and one
C14 with inscription in Lombardic capitals.

Listing NGR: NY7299009717

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