St.Kentigern's; Crossthwaite's Parish Church

  • Description

    "St.Kentigern came to our area having been driven out of Glasgow by a pagan prince, and set up his cross in a clearing or ‘Thwaite’, in 553AD. Hence the name “Crosthwaite”. Nothing remains of the earliest church buildings, but small portions of the stone church of 1180 survive.The present building is dated 1523 and was extensively restored in 1844, by the architect Gilbert Scott, who designed the roof timbers, pews and some of the screen work now existing.http://www.crosthwaitechurchkeswick.co.uk/history.html" Photo by Richard Rogerson, 2015.
  • Owner

    Richard Rogerson
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4363185
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 166 times
    Picture Taken: 2015-01-20
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