CHURCH OF ST JOHN - Crosscanoby - List Entry

  • Description

    "Parish church. C12 with C13 and C14 alterations, restoration 1880. Red sandstone blocks, probably from a Roman building, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 3-bay nave with south porch, north vestry and west open bellcote. Lower single-bay chancel with south chapel, common to south aisle.... Interior has C13 elliptical arcade arch with the remains of a blocked C12 south window above. C13 square font with stiff-leaf ornament on columned shaft. Open queenpost roof. C12 narrow segmental chancel arch. Chancel has piscina and aumbry. Royal Arms dated 1733 with 4 text boards of similar date. Over the chancel arch is a framed early C18 painting of the Last Supper, probably by Matthias Read, who also designed a wall plaque in chancel to Joseph & William Senhouse. Stained-glass east window by John Scott of Carlisle, 1849...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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