NY2524 : Crosthwaite Church, Stained Glass Window

taken 8 years ago, near to Portinscale, Cumbria, Great Britain

Crosthwaite Church, Stained Glass Window
Crosthwaite Church, Stained Glass Window
Most of the stained glass in the church dates from the nineteenth century.
Parish Church of St Kentigern, Crosthwaite

Crosthwaite Parish Church is dedicated to St Kentigern (known as St Mungo in Scotland) and is the Anglican parish church of the parish of Crosthwaite near Keswick. It is a Grade II* listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 71770 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

It is highly likely that a church has stood on this site since the sixth century AD with the current church being probably the fifth or sixth building on the site since then. The present building is dated 1523 and was extensively restored in 1844, by the architect Gilbert Scott.

The Tower Clock outside the church on the south side, dates from about 1720, and only has an ‘Hour Hand’.

LinkExternal link The History of the ancient Crosthwaite Parish Church in Keswick

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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
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Church Interior 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2573 2427 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4866N 3:9.0820W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2573 2428
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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