St Luke Church, Lowick, Cumbria
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N 54° 15.911 W 003° 05.505
30U E 494024 N 6013030
Quick Description: St Luke church is remote from the main houses of Lowick. There was probably a church here before the present one which replaced one built in 1818.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/27/2012 7:52:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMDVM9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
St Luke's church shares the vicar with other churches in the neighbouring parishes. In bygone days the parish would have had its own vicar as named by the board inside. Records suggest that a church existed on this site since 1577. A structure was built in 1818. Only to be replaced in 1844-5 by the present building from the generosity of Mrs Gaskarth, and Colonel Montagu, of London. Their graves are immediately on the right through the main gate. Local slate rubble was used for the walls with sandstone windows and doors. Two of the stained glass windows commemorate the benefactors. There is a tower.

Local Methodists meet here on the third Sunday of each month, at 9.30 am. At other times there is a Church of England service. (visit link)

Grade 2 listing (visit link)

Image in the Landscape (visit link)
GENUKI (visit link)
Old Cumbria Gazetteer Pix (visit link)
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1845

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Anglican

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 11:30 AM

Street address of Church:
St Luke's Church
Lowick, Cumbria England
LA12 8EE

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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