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placename:- St John's Church
other name:- Crosscanonby Church
locality:- Crosby
parish Crosscanonby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY06923899
10Km square:- NY03
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY0638

photograph

St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- 20.6.2007
photograph

St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- 14.6.2008

old map:- Nurse 1918

Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, now Cumbria, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1918 and 2nd edn 1939.
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CROSSCANONBY
site name:- Maryport Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST JOHN / / / CROSSCANONBY / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 411241 / NY0691839003
courtesy of English Heritage
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. Nave has 2-light C19 windows in north wall. Porch has pointed arch under ogee-headed niche. South aisles and side chapel have small chamfered-surround windows. Stone set into wall inscribed I.F.B.P. West wall has built-in medieval graveslab fragment. Chancel has one original tall narrow window in south wall and 3-light C19 east window. North side of nave roof has 2 C20 dormer windows with leaded panes. Rainwater heads on chancel dated 1880. 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.
See Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, xiii, pp.255-260.

placename:- Church of St John
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY06913900
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

incumbents:-
Murthwaite, R 1683
Musgrave, Sleddall 1684
Gregson, Francis 1685
Rumney, John 1716
Lancaster, William 1728
Wilson, Thomas 1767
Taylor, William 1788
Parsable, William 1796
Whitelock, John 1800
Wallas, Thomas 1801
Donald, John 1808
Wightman, Robert 1846
Gurley, George M 1850
Dugdale, Richard 1853
Bower, Richard 1878
Greene, Richard S 1883
Marsh, William 1893

5 cross slab grave covers.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- St Lawrence cross slab. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Cross slab gravestone, in the wall near the bell cote. -- 20.6.2007

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Crosscanonby, The Lawrence Slab, St John's Church, Crosscanonby, Cumberland, by William Gershom Collingwood, about 1899.
Sketch of a grave slab with carved decoration of a man standing beside the elongated shaft of a cross. Zigzag pattern fills the background and the slab is edged with cable moulding.
Drawn to illustrate Notes on the Early Sculptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carlisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, published by T Wilson, Kendal 1899; opposite p.109.
inscribed at bottom centre:-
Crosscanonby Slab
initialled at bottom right:-
W.G.C.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Crosscanonby, Red Shaft, St John's Church, Crosscanonby, Cumberland, by William Gershom Collingwood, about 1899.
Sketch of the reverse of two fragments of a cross shaft; the first bears carved decoration of a recessed panel enclosing a plaitwork pattern, the second bears interlacing band ornaments.
Drawn to illustrate Notes on the Early Sculptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carlisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, published by T Wilson, Kendal 1899; opposite p.107.
inscribed at bottom centre:-
Crosscanonby, Red Shaft
initialled at bottom right:-
W.G.C.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Calverley 1899

Notes on the Early Sulptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, edited by W G Collingwood, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1899.
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Lithograph by W S Calverley.
Taken from the wall of the church during restoration 1880:-
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Engravings by M Petersen and sketches by W G Collingwood.
... and there reared up Fenrir's progeny ...
Found in rubble walling,
The Lawrence Slab:-
thumbnail CV1076, button to large image
Also found in rubble,
The Tunderbolt Stone, 3 sides:-
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Sketches by W G Collingwood.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Calverley 1899

Notes on the Early Sulptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, edited by W G Collingwood, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1899.
East end of south aisle:-
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Sketch by W G Collingwood.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

notes Described in:-
Butler, Lawrence (ed): 2011: Church Notes of Sir Stephen Glynne for Cumbria, 1833-1872: CWAAS:: ISBN 978 1 873124 52 9
Extracted from the original notes made by Sir Stephen, now in Deiniol's Library, Hawarden, Flintshire, contact through Flintshire Record Office

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Alabaster font, 14th century? -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, George II. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Gallery, carved, about 1730. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Organ. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms on the gallery, about 1730. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Poor box:- -- 'Give Alms' -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Pitch pipe. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Early English arch, a face. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Carved rail, battle memorial? and coats of arms, 18th century? -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Carved rail, battle memorial? and coats of arms, 18th century? -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, memorial to Gustavus Thompson, chaplain to the Bishop of Carlisle, Vicar of Penrith, d.1749. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Painting by W Mitchell, 1852 -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Viking cross shaft? -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- 'Thunderbolt Stone', greek cross -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- 'Thunderbolt Stone', the thunderbolt. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone:- -- 'Here lies the body of / John Smith of Birkby who / was salt officer at Netherhall / and Crosscannonby Pans for / 29 years. He was a good Neigh / bour faithfull to his Friends [ ] / cheerfully relieved [ye] poor / He departed this Life y[ ] / day of March Anno Dom / 1730 Aged 64 years / ...' -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- John Smith, salt offcier, at his desk, on his gravestone. -- 14.6.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Momento mori on a gravestone, 1733. -- 20.6.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Hogback gravestone. -- 20.6.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Crosby -- Crosscanonby -- Cumbria / -- Bench mark, west wall. -- NY06903899 (at) -- 20.6.2007

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