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placename:- St Leonard's Church
other name:- Cleator Church
locality:- Cleator
parish Cleator Moor parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY01411350
10Km square:- NY01
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY0113

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St Leonard's Church -- Cleator -- Cleator Moor -- Cumbria / -- 19.3.2010
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St Leonard's Church -- Cleator -- Cleator Moor -- Cumbria / -- 19.3.2010

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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CLEATOR
site name:- Whitehaven Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 79:-
...
[Cleator] ... The Church at this village, owing to its delapidated condition, is to be rebuilt forthwith.
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD / / CHURCH STREET / CLEATOR MOOR / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76103 / NY0142213468
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish Church. C12 chancel, raised in late C18; rest of church rebuilt 1841. Western baptistry, north porch, and vestry added c1903 (date in spandrels to porch door) by J.H. Martindale (Carlisle). Chancel: sandstone blocks on chamfered plinth with pilaster buttresses and blocking,course; rest snecked rubble with stepped buttresses and castellated parapets. Graduated slate roofs with apex crosses to stone copings; gabled bellcote to west end, over porch. Corniced octagonal stone chimneys to vestry on north side. Nave with western baptistry and north porch; lower chancel. Windows to chancel's side walls original; triple lancets to east end possibly C19. All other windows early C20 copies of C16 windows (traceried to west end and south side). 2 segment-headed arches open onto north porch; vestry door to east, porch door (with inscription above) to west, and stone bench along nave wall. Interior: 4-bay nave with hammer-beam roof; chancel has foliate bosses to wooden barrel vault. 4-centred arches to baptistry and chancel have Gothic panelling to reveals. Medieval piscina in chancel; Gothic wainscoting possibly C19. Mural stair on south side of nave to polygonal carved stone pulpit. Font possibly C17 with hexagonal bowl on column carried on octagonal plinth. Stained glass by Heaton, Butler & Bayne (London) and Abbott & Co. (London and Lancaster). Nave and choir seating c1906.

placename:- Church of St Leonard
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY01421346
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LYCH GATE AND QUADRANT WALLS TO CHURCH OF ST LEONARD / / CHURCH STREET / CLEATOR MOOR / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76104 / NY0142213489
courtesy of English Heritage
Lych gate and quadrant walls to churchyard entrance; c1903 by J.H. Martindale (Carlisle). Snecked rubble wall c3 ft high with chamfered coping, ramped to corners. Braced wooden superstructure to gate stands on battered stone plinths; graduated slate roof with gablets. Double wooden gate. Wall topped by 18 ins high wrought-iron railings with scrollwork decoration; corners topped by cast-iron lamp supports. Included for group value.
district:- Copeland
listed building -- lych gate; gate
coordinates:- NY01421348
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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button to large St Leonard's Church -- Cleator -- Cleator Moor -- Cumbria / -- The bells. -- 19.3.2010

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

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