Parish Church of St Kentigern, Crosthwaite :: Shared Description

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
by David Dixon
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NY2524 : The Parish Church of St Kentigern, Crosthwaite by David Dixon
NY2524 : Mediæval Font, Crosthwaite Church by David Dixon
NY2524 : Stained Glass Window, Crosthwaite Church by David Dixon
NY2524 : Crosthwaite Parish Church (Chancel) by David Dixon
NY2524 : Crosthwaite Parish Church by David Dixon
NY2524 : Crosthwaite Church, Stained Glass Window by David Dixon
NY2524 : The Parish Church of St Kentigern, Crosthwaite by David Dixon
NY2524 : Sanctuary, Crosthwaite Parish Church by David Dixon
NY2524 : St Kentigern's Parish Church, Crosthwaite by David Dixon
NY2524 : Crosthwaite Church by David Dixon
NY2524 : Altar and Reredos, St Kentigern's Parish Church by David Dixon


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Created: Tue, 15 Apr 2014, Updated: Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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