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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1087212



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Torver

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76903

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TORVER A593 SD 29 SE (East side) 7/192 Church of St Luke 25.3.70


Church. 1884. By Paley and Austin. Dressed slate with red sandstone dressings, slate roofs. Nave, chancel and tower between, north lean-to vestry. Coped gables. Round-headed windows have sandstone dressings. 3-bay nave has south gabled porch, entrance with shafts and arch with zig-zag and roll moulding; north side of nave has 2 windows. West end has paired windows under continuous hoodmould on sill band. Tower has deep weathered buttresses to north and south, and tall windows with weathering above; louvred bell openings and coped cornice; squat pyramidal roof and fish to weather-vane. Chancel has 3 east windows with hollow-chamfered reveals, the central one wider, and continuous hoodmould. Vestry to west bay of chancel and tower has entrance with cambered lintel. Interior: arch-braced collar trusses, one with tie beam. Tower has round double-stepped arches, the inner steps corbelled, plain coffered ceiling. North organ loft. Plain octagonal font of uncertain date on later base.

Listing NGR: SD2847994286

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National Grid Reference: SD 28479 94286


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