The Churches of Britain and Ireland

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Cumbria on Wikipedia.

Additional photographs of many of these churches may be found at my other web-site, Images of Cumbria.
 

Abbeytown, St. Mary. The parish church is the remaining fragment (the nave) of Holme Cultram abbey. Severely damaged by fire 9 June 2006. NY 177 508. Methodist Church. NY 173 507. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Aikton, dedicated to St. Andrew. NY 283 529. Steve Bulman. Link.
Ainstable, dedicated to St. Michael. NY 283 529. Steve Bulman. Link.
Aldingham, St. Cuthbert. Interior view. Both John Balaam (2008). Link.
Allhallows, dedicated to All Saints. NY 197 427. Steve Bulman. This church was built in 1898, replacing the old church, Graeme Rumney, dating from Norman times. NY 204 418. Link.
Allonby, dedicated as Christ Church. NY 082 425. Leslie Mikesell Wood. Another view. Alan Blacklock. Link. Congregational Chapel. Alan Blacklock.
Alston.
Ambleside.
Anthorn, the former Congregational Chapel. NY 225 628. Steve Bulman.
Appleby.
Arlecdon, dedicated to St. Michael. John O'Neill. NY 053 199. Link. Closure news item (2014).
Armathwaite, Chapel of Christ and St. Mary. NY 506 462. Steve Bulman. Two interiors - 1, 2, and a William Morris window, all Chris Stafford (2013). Link. Methodist Church. NY 509 460. Steve Bulman. Link.
Arnside.
Arthuret, dedicated to St. Michael. NY 379 677. Steve Bulman. Another view. Bill Henderson. Link.
Askham, St. Michael. NY 519 244. The Lowther Mausoleum. St. Peter. NY 518 238. All Philip Kapp.
Aspatria, dedicated to St. Kentigern. Steve Bulman. NY 148 419. Link. The Methodist Chapel on North Road. This chapel was built with the help of a grant from J. Arthur Rank (who owned the cinema chain), who was a Methodist. Peter Ostle.

Bampton, St. Patrick. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the early font (on a modern stand). NY 521 180. All Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Grade II* listed. The former Wesleyan Chapel (now a private residence). NY 518 176. Both Philip Kapp.
Banks, Primitive Methodist Chapel. Bill Henderson.
Barbon, dedicated to St. Bartholomew. SD 631 825. Steve Bulman. Another view, Alan Blacklock, and another Bill McKenzie (2011). Another view, interior view, a window, and two fonts - 1, 2, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now in residential use. Dennis Harper (2011).
Bardsea, Holy Trinity (1843). Interior view, and the East Window. SD 301 746. All John Balaam (2012). Link.
Barras - see Stainmore.
Barrow-in-Furness.
Barton, St. Michael. A most interesting church, with what Pevsner describes as a transverse tunnel-vault. Both Steve Bulman. NY 488 264.
Bassenthwaite, the old church, St. Bega, stands on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake. The location is idyllic. Interior view. NY 226 287. All Steve Bulman. Link. St. John stands near Bassenthwaite village. NY 228 315. Les Strong. Another view. Alan Blacklock. Link.
Beaumont. Dedicated to St. Mary. Steve Bulman. NY 348 594. Link.
Beckermet, St. Brigit. Interior view. Link. St. John. All Jill Coulthard. Another view of St. John. Malcolm Minshaw.
Beckfoot (between Sedbergh and Tebay), the former Methodist Chapel, now a private residence. Maps show it as Methodist Chapel (Primitive) in 1898, and Beck Foot Methodist Church in 1977. Another view. The date-stone for 1872. SD 6151 9654. All Howard Richter (2016). An Estate Agents sale notice (pdf) has interior views, though nothing remains to hint at its former use.
Beetham, St. Michael and All Angels. Elaine Hindson. Another view.  SD 495 795. Philip Kapp.
Bewcastle. Dedicated to St. Cuthbert. Steve Bulman. NY 565 746. Link.
Bigrigg, St. John. NX 997 138. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Birks. Two further views - 1, 2. This used to be a famous Sandemanian/Inghamite Chapel (there are transcribed records for 1754-1807). Subsequently Independent, it continued in use until 1836, but was described as "ruinous" in an 1851 directory. The recorded dates for the two sects overlap, so they may have shared the building, or the Independents may have had another building or room nearby, and later moved into the former Sandemanian chapel. Kevin Price, who has visited the building, says it is now used as a barn, and looking through a crack in the door, saw evidence of where the pulpit once was. He also advises that the font was eventually transferred to Kendal Inghamite Chapel in 1938. This short history composed from the researches of Howard Richter and Kevin Price. NY 719 151. All Tim Flitcroft (2011).
Blackford. Dedicated to St. John the Baptist. NY 396 625. Steve Bulman. Another view, and an interior view, both Alan Blacklock. Link.
Bleatarn, Chapel of Ease to Warcop parish church. NY 727 137. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, all Tim Flitcroft (2011). Link. Marked on some OS maps at NY 722 132 is a "Place of Worship", though nothing is visible except this inscribed stone which declares "Bleatarn Chapel". By studying old maps, Howard Richter suspected that it was built after 1899, but certainly before 1915, when it is shown as Wesleyan Methodist; an article Howard has found implies 1903 (link). A local informant advised that this was a "tin tabernacle", and that it closed in the late 1980's. Both Martin Richter (2011).
Blencarn, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1840 - date-stone), now converted to residential use. Note the carved heads in the boundary wall - a close-up of one. Isobel White (who lives in this cottage) has been in touch to say that this head, and it's companion, were carved by her father, clearly a skilled mason. The date of closure is currently uncertain, but seems to be post-1962/3, when it appears as a "+" on the OS map of that vintage. Two additional views - 1, 2. NY 638 311. All Howard Richter (2014).
Bolton, All Saints. A remarkable carving (attributed as Norman in Pevsner) of two knights on horseback. NY 639 234. Methodist Church. NY 636 233. All Philip Kapp.
Bolton Low Houses, former chapel, now a private residence. Janet Gimber advises that this was Wesleyan Methodist. NY 237 443. Philip Kapp.
Boltongate, dedicated to All Saints. Steve Bulman. NY 229 409. Link.
Bootle.
Bothel, an old Primitive Methodist chapel, in the process of demolition. NY 182 389. Philip Kapp.
Bowness-on-Solway, dedicated to St. Michael. Steve Bulman. An old postcard view from the Collection of Alan Bulman. NY 225 628. The tiny Wesleyan Chapel, Steve Bulman. Link.
Bowness-on-Windermere, St. Martin. Paul Brown. SD 403 969. Methodist Chapel. Steve Bulman. Kevin Price advises (2010) that this has recently closed, and is now the Lakes Christian Centre.
Braithwaite, St. Herbert. NY 233 237. Dave Westrap. Link. The former Methodist Chapel is no longer used by the Methodists. However, Keswick's Orthodox Church (Community of St. Bega, St. Mungo and St. Herbert) holds services here every Sunday. Another view. NY 230 236. Both Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.
Brampton (near Carlisle).
Brampton (near Appleby), the former Espland Hill Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now converted to residential use. Another view. According to this source, its dates are 1866-1996. NY 685 231. Both Howard Richter (2014).
Brathay, Holy Trinity. Steve Bulman.
Bridekirk. Dedicated to St. Bridget. Steve Bulman. NY 117 338. Link.
Brigham, dedicated to St. Bridget. The tower. NY 087 309. Both Steve Bulman. Interior view. Jill Coulthard. Another view Ian Lewis. Link. News item (2014).
Bromfield. Dedicated to St. Mungo. Pauline Robson. NY 175 471. Another view. Elizabeth Nash. And another, Alan Tunstall. Link.
Brough.
Brough Sowerby, Methodist Church. NY 724 128. Martin Richter (2011).
Brougham, St. Wilfrid's Chapel. NY 527 284. Steve Bulman. An old postcard view, from Steve Bulman's Collection. Link. St. Ninian (aka Ninekirk's), and a cross. Impressive wood carving. NY 559 299. Link. All photos Steve Bulman.
Broughton (Great and Little).
Broughton-in-Furness, St. Mary Magdalene. SD 209 873. Jill Coulthard. Two interiors - 1, 2, and two windows - 1, 2, all John Balaam (2014). Link. Methodist Church. SD 212 875. Steve Bulman (2014). Link.
Broughton Moor, dedicated to St. Columba, NY 053 333. Methodist Church, NY 053 334. One further church on the 1976 OS map at NY 050 333 appears to have been demolished. Howard Richter has advised that it Primitive Methodist, and was built before 1866 (since it shows on a map of that date), and was still standing in a map dated "1980-1990". Both Steve Bulman (2006).
Burgh-By-Sands. Dedicated to St. Michael. NY 329 591. Steve Bulman. Another view. Philip Kapp. Link.
Burneside, St. Oswald. Another view, and a door. SD 505 958. All Howard Richter (2011). The present building dates from 1880-1 (link), though Wikipedia says there has been a church on the site since 1647.
Burton-In-Kendal, dedicated to St. James. Elaine Hindson. The same church taken in about 1900. Anne Nichols. SD 531 770.
Buttermere, St. James. Bill McKenzie. Another view. Tom Halstead.

Caldbeck, St. Kentigern. NY 327 399. Steve Bulman. Link. Methodist Church. NY 322 401. Steve Bulman. Another view. Alan Blacklock (2010).
Calder Bridge, St. Bridget. NY 042 060. Dave  Westrap. Link.
Calthwaite. Steve Bulman. NY 469 401. Link.
Camerton, St. Peter. O. Messina.
Carleton, the disused chapel to the Garlands mental hospital. NY 433 540. Steve Bulman.
Cark, the former Methodist Church. SD 364 762. Philip Kapp.
Carlisle.
Cartmel, the priory, a splendid building dedicated to St. Mary and St. Michael. Another view, and a doorway. SD 380 788. All Steve Bulman. Another view, David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Chapel. SD 379 787. Steve Bulman.
Cartmel Fell, dedicated to St. Anthony. SD 418 881. Steve Bulman.
Casterton, dedicated to the Holy Trinity. SD 626 797. Steve Bulman. Another view. Mrs. Janet Dalby. Link.
Castle Carrock, St. Peter. Steve Bulman.
Castle Sowerby. Dedicated to St. Kentigern. Les Strong. NY 380 362. Link.
Catherine Holme (between Great Asby and Ormside), former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1879). It closed about 2006. Another view. NY 686 152. Both Tim Flitcroft (2011). Another view. The building retains its original sign. Both Martin Richter (2011). Link (scroll right to the bottom).
Causewayhead (near Silloth, 1845), dedicated to St. Paul. NY 131 533. Robert Mather. Another view. Elizabeth Nash. This church was closed in 2016. Two additional views - 1, 2, two interiors - 1, 2, and the font; the church has good stained glass windows - 1, 2. All Steve Bulman (2016). Link.
Cautley, St. Mark. SD 691 945. Bill Henderson. The organ. Alan Blacklock (2010). Link. Methodist Chapel, originally Wesleyan. SD 689 941. Bill Henderson. Another view. Alan Blacklock (2010).
Chapel Stile (Langdale), Holy Trinity. Interior view. Both Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Cleator, St. Leonard. Malcolm Minshaw. Link. St. Mary (R.C.). Dave Westrap. NY 014 134. Link.
Cleator Moor, the Wath Brow Mission Church (Anglican). NY 027 146. Dave Westrap. Link. St. John. From an old postcard (franked 1912?), in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link. Closure news item (2014).
Cliburn, St. Cuthbert. Malcolm Minshaw.
Clifton, St. Cuthbert - my thanks to Philip Kapp for confirming the dedication. NY 533 271. Steve Bulman. Additional view, Chris Stafford (2013). Link1. Link2. Grade II* listed. The former Wesleyan Chapel (now a private residence). NY 534 266. Philip Kapp.
Cockermouth.
Colton, Holy Trinity. Jill Coulthard. Link.
Coniston, St. Andrew. SD 303 976. Steve Bulman. At one time the Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel stood at SD 3012 9724. Shown on the 1890 OS map, it seems to have closed as a church before the 1913 edition, when it shows as "Hall". The plaque from the chapel is now attached to the Bluebird extension of the Ruskin Museum, and shows the date 1859. On the latter photo the plaque is visible just above the gate, and to the right of the blue roller-door. What may be the chapel building is seen here on Google. Both Martin Richter (2015).
Corby - see Warwick Bridge.
Corney, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Interior view. All Jill Coulthard. Another view Ian Lewis. Link.
Cotehill. Dedicated to St. John Evangelist. NY 469 502. Methodist chapel. NY 468 505. Both Steve Bulman.
Cowgill, St. John the Evangelist (1838). SD 756 869. Mrs. Janet Dalby. Another view, Bill McKenzie (2011). Two further views - 1, 2, two interior view - 1, 2, the altar, and the attractive (presumably modern) font, all Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Crackenthorpe, a small former chapel (tin tabernacle). This is probably the Primitive Methodist chapel listed in the 1940 index of Methodist Churches. From map evidence, it may have still been active in the early 1960's, but no other dates are easily discoverable. NY 655 226. Heather Powell (2014).
Croglin. Dedicated to St. John the Baptist (1878). NY 575 473. The planned closure of this church was announced in May 2009. Steve Bulman. Link.
Crook, St. Catherine, dates from 1882 or 1887, depending on the source consulted. SD 451 951. Bill McKenzie. Two further views - 1, 2, both Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2. Link3. The former Independent Chapel (1866), which now looks to be a private residence. Two further views - 1, 2. From Howard's study of old maps, it appears that it ceased to be used as a chapel sometime between 1964 and 1987. SD 462 952. All Howard Richter (2011). My appreciation to Kevin Price, who has advised that the Independent Chapel was Crook Congregational Chapel, which closed in 1966. It was latterly linked to Zion U.R.C. (Congregational) Church in Kendal.
Crosby, former Primitive Methodist Church, now a private residence. NY 073 382. Philip Kapp.
Crosby Garrett, St. Andrew. Peter Amsden. Previously in the "Unknown" section, thanks to Peter Marshall for identifying this church. Link. United Church (Methodist and Baptist) was originally Wesleyan, and dates from 1882. Another view. The Baptists from Mossgill moved here after the closure of their chapel (below). NY 729 095. Both Martin Richter (2011). The former Mossgill Baptist Chapel, now a holiday cottage, which closed in 1992 (see this link). NY 729 095. Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.
Crosby-on-Eden. Dedicated to St. John Evangelist. Steve Bulman. NY 448 598. Link.
Crosby Ravensworth. Dedicated to St. Lawrence. Steve Bulman. NY 622 148. Link. Methodist Church, originally Wesleyan (1875). Another view. NY 620 144. Both Martin Richter (2011).
Crosscanonby. This ancient church is dedicated to St. John Evangelist. In the church and churchyard are some Anglo-Danish fragments, including this hogsback tombstone.
Crosscrake, St. Thomas. SD 523 870. Mrs. Janet Dalby. Link.
Crosthwaite (near Kendal), St. Mary. Another view, and an interior view. SD 445 911. All Martin Richter (2011). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Crosthwaite (Keswick). Dedicated to St. Kentigern. NY 257 243. Les Strong. An old postcard view from Reg Dosell's Collection. And an interior view, also from an old postcard, this one from Steve Bulman's Collection. Link. Grade B listed - link.
Culgaith, dedicated to All Saints. NY 611 297. Les Strong. Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1830) has an unusually ornate date-stone. Closed in 2013, it is currently subject to a planning application for conversion to residential use. This related document has an interior photograph. Two additional views - 1, 2. NY 609 297. All Howard Richter (2014). Grade II listed.
Cumdivock, St. John the Evangelist. Steve Bulman.
Cummersdale, St. James. NY 389 532. Steve Bulman.
Cumrew. Dedicated to St. Mary. NY 551 503. Steve Bulman. Link.
Cumwhinton. NY 448 525. Steve Bulman.
Cumwhitton, St. Mary, of ancient foundation, with, according to Pevsner, some re-used Saxon fragments, otherwise largely Norman. Steve Bulman.

Dacre. Dedicated to St. Andrew. Les Strong. NY 460 267. Link.
Dalston. Dedicated to St. Michael. NY 370 502. Methodist Chapel. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Dalton-in-Furness.
Dean, St. Oswald. O. Messina. Another view Ian Lewis. Link.
Dearham. Dedicated to St. Mungo. NY 073 364. Methodist Chapel. NY 071 361. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Dendron, St. Matthew. Another view. SD 247 706. Both Martin Richter (2011). Grade II listed - link.
Dent, St. Andrew. Mrs. Janet Dalby. Another view, and the interior, both Alan Blacklock. Another interior view. James Murray. Three additional interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the two fonts - 1, 2, all Dennis Harper (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Church, built as Wesleyan in 1834. Mrs. Janet Dalby. Another view and an interior view, both Alan Blacklock.
Denton. Dedicated to St. Cuthbert. Keith Atkinson. NY 615 655.
Distington, Church of the Holy Spirit. NY 004 235. Methodist Church. NY 006 234. Both Steve Bulman. Former Primitive Methodist Chapel at Common End, now a private residence. NY 005 226. Philip Kapp.
Dovengill, the former Friends' Burial Ground. According to this source, "an earlier Meeting near Dovengill with an adjoining burial ground first used in 1659", which implies a now vanished adjacent building. Two additional views - 1, 2. SD 728 993. All Martin Richter (2013).
Drigg, St. Peter. SD 070 992. Steve Bulman. Link.
Dufton, St. Cuthbert. Medieval, with a re-building in 1784, and internal restoration in 1853. Four additional views - 1, 2, 3, 4. NY 685 262. Link1 (with interior photos). Link2. Link3. Grade II listed. Dufton with Knock Methodist Church, built as Primitive Methodist in 1905. Another view. NY 694 248. Link. It was successor to an earlier P.M. chapel of 1839 or 1840 (according to source consulted) which was still extant as a church in 1898, when it shows on a map of that year. What appears to have been a date-stone above the (apparently enlarged) doorway is completely blank - de-faced or weathered. Two additional views - 1, 2, and a view of the interior. NY 6942 2479. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1820), now a private residence (converted in 1935/6). Another view. For the story of the statue, see here. NY 689 250. All Howard Richter (2014).

Eaglesfield - see Mosser.
Edenhall. Dedicated to St. Cuthbert. Les Strong. NY 569 322. Link.
Egremont.
Egton-cum-Newland - see Pennybridge.
Embleton, St. Cuthbert. NY 162 294. Judith Anderson.
Ennerdale, St. Mary. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Eskdale, St. Bega. Bill McKenzie. Another view, and an interior, both Steve Bulman (2014). St. Catherine. Alex Parker. Link.

Far Sawrey, St. Peter. SD 379 952. Steve Bulman. Another view, three interior views - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2012). Link1. Link2.
Farlam. Dedicated to St. Thomas A Becket. NY 569 598. Steve Bulman. Another view. Alan Blacklock. Link.
Fell End, the remote but still active Methodist Church. Built as Wesleyan in 1861, as the charming date-stone shows. Another view. SD 723 993. Link, then select History of Chapels. The site and possible remains of the Friends' Meeting House. Another view. NY 7345 0085. Opening in 1705, it continued in use until 1793, when the Meeting moved to Narthwaite, though the adjoining burial ground continued in use until 1838. Some confusion surrounds the building's fate - this link has a photo showing the standing but roofless building, allegedly in 1924, but another source says it was demolished in 1899. All Martin Richter (2013).
Field Broughton, St. Peter. SD 387 818. Steve Bulman.
Finsthwaite, St. Peter. SD 369 879. Steve Bulman. Another view. Tom Halstead.
Firbank, St. John the Evangelist. Steve Bulman. Another view. Peter Amsden. SD 627 936.
Flimby, St. Nicholas. NY 023 333. Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Chapel Street. Howard Richter advises that the building isn't shown on a map dated 1891, though stylistically it looks older. NY 022 338. Both Steve Bulman. The former Wesleyan Methodist Church on West Lane. NY 024 335. Philip Kapp.
Flookburgh, St. John the Baptist. Steve Bulman. Two interior views - 1, 2, both John Balaam (2015). Link.
Foulsyke Chapel, between Abbeytown and Mawbray, now a private house. NY 230 573. Steve Bulman.
Frizington.
Frostrow, Methodist Chapel, built as Wesleyan in 1886. SD 683 913. Bill Henderson. Another view, Dennis Harper (2011).

Gaisgill, Wesleyan Chapel, dating from 1841. NY 639 053. Philip Kapp.
Gamblesby. Dedicated to St. John. NY 609 393. Steve Bulman. Link. Methodist Church. Malcolm Minshaw.
Garrigill, dedicated to St. John. NY 745 415. Methodist chapel. NY 745 412. Both Steve Bulman. Link. The former Redwing Congregational Chapel. Now semi-derelict, Ken believes it is soon to undergo conversion. NY 736 417. Ken Roddam.
Garsdale, St. John the Baptist. James Murray. Link. Garsdale Methodist Church (1830). SD 740 895. Bill Henderson. Street Chapel. SD 748 895. Bill Henderson. Hawes Junction Methodist Chapel, originally Mount Zion Primitive Methodist, dated 1876. SD 794 925. Philip Kapp. Another view. James Murray.
Gilcrux. Dedicated to St. Mary. Steve Bulman. NY 114 380. Link.
Gilsland, Methodist Church. Bill Henderson. St. Mary Magdalene. Interior view. Both Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Glassonby, dedicated to St. Michael. NY 575 383. Steve Bulman. An inside view. Margaret Hall. Link. Methodist Church (1869 - 2011). It was granted planning permission recently (2013) for conversion, and subsequently sold. Two additional views - 1, 2. As the plaque explains, "Romany" (George Bramwell Evans) preached here on occasion. See also here. NY 576 390. All Howard Richter (2014).
Gleaston, former Congregational Chapel, now in residential use. SD 257 707. Howard Richter (2011). Link1.
Gosforth, St. Mary. The Viking Cross. Other Early fragments. NY 072 036. Link1. Link2Methodist Church. NY 069 034. All Steve Bulman.
Grange-in-Borrowdale. Dedicated to Holy Trinity. NY 253 174. Les Strong. Link.
Grange-over-Sands
Grasmere, St. Oswald - a church of ancient foundation, and medieval construction, but much is hidden by render. NY 337 074. Steve Bulman. Interior view, and an interesting font, both Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade I listed (rather a short entry for a grade I). Project Gutenberg has "The Church of Grasmere: A History", by M.L. Armitt, 1912 edition. It includes photographs, drawings and plans. Methodist church, NY 337 076. Steve Bulman. Our Lady of the Wayside (R.C.), and an interior view, both Dennis Harper (2011).
Grayrigg, St. John the Evangelist. The porch, also showing the building date of 1837. SD 579 972. Both Howard Richter (2011). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Great Asby, St. Peter. Two further views - 1, 2. NY 681 132. Link. Methodist Chapel (1859). NY 638 134. Baptist Chapel (1862). Another view. NY 679 130. All Martin Richter (2011).
Great Broughton - see Broughton (Great and Little).
Great Clifton, St. Luke. Malcolm Minshaw.
Great Langdale, Our Lady of the Snows (R.C.). The private chapel of the Achille Ratti Climbing Club. NY 3025 0670. Howard Richter (2016). Achille Ratti was Pope Pius XI (link). For the club, see here, and for the chapel, here.
Great Musgrave, St. Theobald. NY 767 132. Philip Kapp. The site of the demolished Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now a playground. A date-stone, built into the boundary wall, bears date 1895, and is presumably from the chapel. Another stone has "Playground 1971". NY 768 135. Both Howard Richter (2014), who advises that, from such evidence as he has been able to find, it closed sometime between 1940 and 1970.
Great Ormside, St. James (O). Another view, the porch, and two interior views - 1, 2. NY 701 176. All Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.
Great Orton. Dedicated to St. Giles. Steve Bulman. NY 329 543. Link.
Great Salkeld. Dedicated to St. Cuthbert. Steve Bulman. NY 552 368. Link.
Great Strickland. Dedicated to St. Barnabas. Steve Bulman. NY 563 230.
Greystoke. Dedicated to St. Andrew. Steve Bulman. NY 444 308. Link.
Grinsdale. Dedicated to St. Kentigern. Steve Bulman. NY 373 580. Link.
Grisedale (near Garsdale Head), the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1889). According to this source, the chapel was built with stones from the remains of a Friends' Meeting House, destroyed by a flood in 1886. It closed on or about 1970, and was converted to be a holiday rental cottage. Another view. SD 777 930. Both Howard Richter (2014).
Grizebeck, Church of the Good Shepherd. SD 237 850. John Balaam (2014).

Haile, dedication lost. Jill Coulthard. Another view. Malcolm Minshaw. Interior view. Ian Lewis. A rather fine window. Ian Lewis. Link.
Hallbankgate, former Wesleyan Chapel - probably a private residence. NY 581 596. Philip Kapp. Another view, Steve Bulman (2013).
Hallthwaites, St. Anne. Jill Coulthard.
Harrington.
Haverigg, St. Luke. James D. Thomas.
Hawkshead, St. Michael (according to Pevsner), or St. Michael with All Saints, or St. Michael with All Angels (the church website prefers the latter). A fine church in a splendid location. SD 352 990. Steve Bulman. Interior view, and font, both Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Grade I listed - link. Methodist Church. Interior view. Both Malcolm Minshaw.
Hawkshead Hill, Baptist Chapel. As the date-stone says, this early chapel was built in 1678, and restored 1876. SD 338 988. Both Martin Richter (2011). Link.
Hayton (near Allonby). Dedicated to St. James. NY 081 435. Steve Bulman. Link. Methodist Chapel. Wall Plaque. NY 104 414. Both Philip Kapp.
Hayton (near Brampton), dedicated to St. Mary. Steve Bulman. NY 508 578. Link.
Helsington (near Brigsteer), St. John. SD 489 889. Philip Kapp.
Helton, the former Wesleyan Chapel (now a private residence). NY 510 221. Philip Kapp.
Hensingham, dedicated to St. John. NX 987 170. Methodist Church. NX 987 169. Both Steve Bulman.
Hethersgill, St. Mary, a mid-Victorian church. NY 478 671. Wesleyan Chapel. NY 478 672. Both Steve Bulman.
Heversham, St. Peter. Anne Nichols. Another view Jane Marriott.
High Hesket, dedicated to St. Mary. NY 476 445. Steve Bulman. Previously in the Unknown section, this old postcard (from Brian Curtis' Collection) was identified by John R. Parker. Link1. Link2.
High Lorton, the former Wesleyan Chapel (1840) up for sale in 2011. Another view. Still in use in 1974, the exact date of closure is not known at present. NY 160 280. Both Martin Richter (2011).
Holme, Holy Trinity. Methodist Church. Both Elaine Hindson.  SD 524 788.
Holme Cultram. Dedicated to St. Mary. Steve Bulman. NY 177 508. The church is the remaining fragment (the nave) of Holme Cultram abbey. Link.
Holme Eden, St. Paul. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Holme St. Cuthbert. Dedicated to St. Cuthbert. Steve Bulman. NY 104 472. Link
Houghton.  Dedicated to St. John the Evangelist. Steve Bulman. NY 408 598. Link.
Howgill, Holy Trinity. Another view. Both Peter Amsden.
Hunsonby, the former Methodist Chapel, now a private residence. Bryan Grey.
Hutton-in-the-Forest. Dedicated to St. James. Les Strong. NY 459 365. Link.
Hutton End. Steve Bulman. NY 449 386.
Hutton Roof, St. John. Elaine Hindson. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, all Roger Heap (2012). Link. Grade II listed - linkWesleyan Methodist Chapel. Both Elaine Hindson.

Ings, St. Anne. Another view. SD 446 986. Both George Weston. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the East window, and the font, and the armorial and tablet above the entrance door, which says it was re-built in 1743, all Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Ireby, St. James. NY 238 391. Link. Ireby Old Church, in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Link. NY 224 393. Both Steve Bulman.
Ireleth, St. Peter (1865). SD 223 774. John Balaam (2014). Link.
Irthington. Dedicated to St. Kentigern. Steve Bulman. NY 499 617. Link.
Irton, St. Paul. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Isel, St. Michael and All angels. Another view. Internal view. A marvellous church in a lovely location. Well worth a visit. NY 162 333. All Judith Anderson.
Ivegill, Christ Church (1868, K). NY 4193 4331. Malcolm Minshaw. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Steve Bulman 2015. Link1. Link2.

Kaber, the former Primitive Methodist Church. NY 798 114. Philip Kapp.
Keld, Keld Chapel (K). The chapel is believed to have originally been a chantry chapel from the nearby Shap Abbey. Another view, and two interior views - 1, 2. NY 553 144. All Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Kendal.
Keswick.
Killington, All Saints. Peter much admired the fine stained glass. Peter Amsden.
King's Meaburn, Methodist Chapel. NG 621 212. Philip Kapp.
Kirkandrews-Upon-Esk. Dedicated to St. Andrew. Steve Bulman. NY 391 720. Link.
Kirkbampton. Dedicated to St. Peter. Steve Bulman. NY 305 565. Link.
Kirkbride. Dedicated to St. Bride. NY 230 573. Wesleyan Chapel. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Kirkby-in-Furness, Kirkby Marshside Methodist Church. John Balaam (2014). Link.
Kirkby Ireleth, St. Cuthbert. Interior view. Both  Tim Hollinghurst (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Kirkby Lonsdale.
Kirkby Stephen.
Kirkby Thore, St. Michael. Another view, and a close-up of the unusual bell-turret. All Chris Stafford (2013). Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Chapel, built as Wesleyan in 1828. The porch is evidently a later addition, as it partially bisects the worn date-stone - 1, 2. Another view. NY 638 257. All Howard Richter (2014). The Memorial Hall stands on the site of a small Independent (Congregational) Chapel, built before 1871, when it appears on a map of that year. Disused on the map of 1898, and Parish Room in 1913, the chapel stood further back from the road than the current building line. Enlargement, perhaps involving demolition, occurred in the 1920's, but it is interesting to speculate whether the chapel survived all this, and still stands, surrounded by the newer building works, and seen here, with the finials on the ends of the ridge-line. Another view. NY 6395 2575. All Howard Richter (2014). The former United Methodist Chapel at NY 6385 2579 first shows on OS maps as Bethel Chapel (New Connexion) on the edition of 1871. It became Bethel Chapel (United Methodist) after the 1898 edition and before the 1913 edition. It had been converted to residential use before the 1971-2 edition. The chapel railings seem to have survived until at least 2010 - see this Google Maps image. Howard Richter (2014).
Kirkcambeck. Dedicated to St. Kentigern. Steve Bulman. NY 534 689. Link.
Kirkland, St. Lawrence. NY 646 325. Les Strong. Another view, Howard Richter (2014). Link. Kirkland Mission. Malcolm Minshaw.
Kirklinton, St. Cuthbert, of ancient foundation, but largely of the rebuilding of 1845. Steve Bulman. NY 433 670.
Kirkoswald. Dedicated to St. Oswald. Steve Bulman. NY 555 409. Link.
Knock, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now converted to residential use. The date-stone is slightly unclear, but certainly 187?, perhaps 1876. The date of closure is currently uncertain, but seems to be post-1962/3, when it appears as a "+" on the OS map of that vintage. NY 681 270. The former Mission Room (1905), now in use as the village hall. It seems (from map evidence) to have ceased as the mission in the years to either side of 1960. Another view. NY 6798 2707. All Howard Richter (2014).

Lamplugh, dedicated to St. Michael. A William Butterfield church of 1870, though built on the site of an earlier church. NY 088 208. Steve Bulman. Another view, Chris K. (2007). Link. Grade II* listed.
Lanercost. The nave of Lanercost Priory now serves as the parish church. Steve Bulman. NY 556 638. Link. Another View. Bill Henderson.
Langwathby, St. Peter. Steve Bulman. NY 571 336. Link. Methodist Chapel, built as Wesleyan in 1860 (date-stone), and extended in 1900 (date-stone). NY 571 336. All Howard Richter (2014).
Lazonby. Dedicated to St. Nicholas. Steve Bulman. NY 549 398. Link.
Levens, dedicated to St. John Evangelist. SD 485 858. Steve Bulman. Another view, and an interior view, both Tim Hollinghurst (2011). Levens Methodist Church. SD 487 861. Philip Kapp.
Lindal-in-Furness, St. Peter. SD 248 758. Former chapel (now a private house), which Janet Gimber advises was Wesleyan Methodist. SD 249 757. Both Philip Kapp.
Lindale, St. Paul. SD 414 804. Steve Bulman.
Little Asby, former church, dedication and religious group not known. Now in residential use. Another view. The adjoining property is "The Manse". A 1920 map indicates "St. Leonard's Ch (site of)". NY 698 096. Both Martin Richter (2011). Kevin Price has advised that when it closed in about 1965, this was Little Asby Congregational Church. In the late 1960's it was being used for motorcycle repair and storage, but is now in residential/holiday letting use.
Little Blencow, Methodist Church. NY 454 327. Steve Bulman (2010).
Little Broughton - see Broughton (Great and Little).
Little Langdale, Mission Church (1865). Two further views - 1, 2. The gable-end view shows the bell and date-stone. Note also the cross picked out in differently coloured slates. All Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.
Long Marton, St. Margaret and St. James (O). NY 667 240. Four further views - 1, 2, 3, 4. Link1. Link2 with photos of the superb tympanums and other early fragments. 2013 news item. Grade I listed - which says that pre-Conquest fabric survives. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel of 1818 (the charming date-stone). NY 667 246. Grade II listed, as is the forecourt area in its own right - grade II listed. All Howard Richter (2014).
Longsleddale, St. Mary (opened in 1864). It is on the site of an earlier church of 1712. NY 501 029. Howard Richter (2015). Link.
Longtown, Catholic Church of Our Lady and Good Counsel. NY 382 687. Philip Kapp.
Lorton, St. Cuthbert. Steve Bulman. NY 155 260. Another view. Bill McKenzie.
Low Haygarth, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Approx. SD 697 967. Bill Henderson (2009).
Low Wray, St. Margaret of Antioch. Another view. Both Tom Halstead. Link.
Lowca, the former Methodist Church. For sale in 2010, with permission to demolish. NX 983 215. Steve Bulman.
Loweswater, St. Bartholomew. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Lowick, St. Luke. SD 290 861. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Lowther, St. Michael. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.

Mansergh, St. Peter. Peter Amsden.
Mardale, Holy Trinity. Long-gone. The village of Mardale was drowned during the flooding of the valley to convert it to a reservoir for distant Manchester. From an old postcard, Geoff Watt's Collection.
Martindale, St. Martin (Old Church). Interior view. Link. St. Peter (the New Church). Link. All Malcolm Minshaw.
Maryport.
Matterdale. Steve Bulman. NY 394 225. Link.
Maulds Meaburn, Methodist Chapel. NY 624 163. Martin Richter (2011).
Mawbray, Holme St. Cuthbert, built in 1845. Steve Bulman.
Melmerby.  Dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Steve Bulman. NY 611 375. Link.
Middleton, dedicated as the Church of the Holy Ghost. SD 624 863. Steve Bulman. Another view, and an interior view, both Alan Blacklock (2010). Two additional views - 1, 2, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, the East window, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2016).
Milburn, St. Cuthbert. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, the Norman doorway, and an interior view. This cross looks to be ancient. The organ came from the U.R.C. at Ravenstonedale after it closed in 2006 - see here. NY 652 291. Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade II listed. Chapel House is the residential conversion of a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1854-1989). NY 6546 2926. All Howard Richter (2014).
Millbeck. Dedicated to St. Lawrence. Les Strong. NY 261 258. Link.
Millom.
Millthrop, Methodist Church, built as Primitive Methodist (1889). The former Anglican Mission Room (1888). Perhaps a Mission from Sedbergh church - can you confirm? Both Dennis Harper (2011).
Milnthorpe, St. Thomas. Christ the King (R.C.). Methodist Church. All Elaine Hindson.
Moresby. Dedicated to St. Bridget. Steve Bulman. NY 983 210. Link.
Moresby Parks.
Monkhill, Methodist Chapel. NY 073 364. Steve Bulman.
Morland. Dedicated to St. Lawrence. Steve Bulman. NY 598 226. Link.
Mosedale, Quaker Meeting House. The Friends have been in Mosedale since 1668, but this building was in use from 1702, when an existing building was extended. NY 357 322. Iris Maeers. Link. Grade II listed - link.
Mosser. Dedicated to St. Philip, it also serves as the John Dalton Memorial Church. Some sources list this church under Eaglesfield. NY 107 280. Steve Bulman. Mosser chapel. Les Strong. NY 114 248. Link.
Muncaster, St. Michael & All Angels. Bill McKenzie.
Mungrisedale. Dedicated to St. Kentigern. NY 364 305. Steve Bulman. Interior view. Alan Blacklock (2010). Link.
Murton, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1837), now converted to residential use. Another view. NY 730 213. The former United Methodist Chapel (1841), also converted, at NY 728 218. On a map of 1861 it shows as "Methodist Ch (Association)". It has been closed for many years. Another view. All Howard Richter (2014).
Murton-cum-Hilton, St. John the Baptist (1856), which stands mid-way between the villages of Murton and Hilton. Another view. NY 731 211. Both Martin Richter (2013). Link.

Nateby, Methodist Chapel. Steve Bulman.
Natland, St. Mark. Mrs. Janet Dalby. Link1. Link2.
Nenthead. Dedicated to St. John. Steve Bulman. NY 780 440. Link.
Nether Denton, dedicated to St Cuthbert. A Roman altar. NY 595 646. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Nether Wasdale, St. Michael and All Angels. NY 125 041. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Newbiggin (near Croglin); a Methodist chapel. NY 559 491. Steve Bulman.
Newbiggin (near Kirkby Thore), St. Edmund. Of ancient foundation, it was re-built in the fourteenth century. Another view. NY 627 286. Link1. Link2. Some interior photos here. Grade II listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1880), long converted to residential u
se. The date of closure is so far uncertain, but is likely to be before 1970, when it is not listed in a publication of that year. Another view. NY 629 284. All Howard Richter (2014).
Newbiggin-on-Lune, the former St. Aidan, now a private residence. Two further views - 1, 2. NY 705 052. All Martin Richter (2011). Methodist Church (1939). NY 704 052. The old Methodist Church (built in the 1830's). NY 705 052. Both Philip Kapp.
Newlands. The church dates from 1843, though the site is older. The small extension at the left was the local school, finally closed in 1967. Recently refurbished, it now serves tea and cakes (at least on Summer Sundays) - I can recommend the banana cake - the profits going towards the upkeep of the church, and other local good causes. Another view. Interior view. NY 230 194. All Steve Bulman. Link1. Link2.
Newton Arlosh.  Dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Steve Bulman. NY 198 553. Link.
Newton Reigny.  Dedicated to St. John. Steve Bulman. NY 480 316. Link.
Nicholforest, St. Nicholas. Entirely rebuilt in 1866-7, it replaced an earlier chapel-of-ease (to Kirkandrews-on-Esk) of 1812, which replaced a yet earlier edifice. Steve Bulman. NY 454 779.
Nickie's Hill (near Walton), Methodist Chapel. NY 539 671. Philip Kapp.
North Stainmore - see Stainmore.

Old Hutton, St. John the Baptist (1873). Another view. Both Elaine Hindson. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, all Roger Heap (2012). Link.
Orton, All Saints. Interior view. NY 622 084. Both Ian Lewis. Another view, Alan Blacklock. Another interior view, and three C17 bells which now hang on a frame in the church - both Steve Bulman. Link. Grade II* listed - link. Methodist Church, originally Wesleyan (1833). Three further views - 1, 2, 3. NY 623 084. All Martin Richter (2011).
Ousby. Dedicated to St. Luke. Steve Bulman. NY 633 344. Link. Former Methodist Chapel, now a private residence. Thanks to Janet Gimber for confirmation of the identification, and for advising that it was originally Wesleyan. NY 626 346. Philip Kapp.
Outhgill, dedicated to St. Mary. Another view. The tablet above the door records the chapel's restoration by the splendid Lady Anne Clifford. NY 782 014. All Steve Bulman. Another view. Alan Blacklock (2010). Interior view, altar and font, All Dennis Harper (2012). Link. Wesleyan Chapel (1878). Alan Blacklock (2010).

Papcastle, Mission Church. ca. NY 108 313. Steve Bulman (2011).
Pardshaw, a former chapel, now a house. Janet Gimber advises that this was Wesleyan Methodist. NY 097 248. Philip Kapp.
Parton, Methodist Church. Unused since 2004, this church has been granted (in 2006) planning permission for demolition. NX 978 203. Steve Bulman.
Patterdale.  Dedicated to St. Patrick. Steve Bulman. NY 393 161. Link.
Pennington, St. Michael and the Holy Angels. Another view. Both
John Balaam (2016). Grade II listed.
Pennybridge (properly Egton-cum-Newland), St. Mary. Mary Read (1988). Link.
Penrith.
Penruddock, All Saints. NY 429 277. Malcolm Minshaw. Another view. Steve Bulman (2010). U.R.C. NY 425 274. Steve Bulman (2010). Howard Richter has drawn my attention to this sale notice, according to which the U.R.C. closed in 2011. At the time it was the third oldest active Presbyterian chapel in England.
Plumbland, St. Cuthbert. Catherine Low.
Plumpton (or Plumpton Wall).  Dedicated to St. John the Evangelist. NY 497 372. Steve Bulman. Another view. Rosemary Gordon. Link.
Pooley Bridge, St. Paul. Malcolm Minshaw.
Ponsonby, dedication unknown, is unique, so far as I know, in having a ha-ha surrounding it. NY 042 056. Steve Bulman. Link.
Port Carlisle, the Solway Methodist Chapel. 89 NY 073 364. Steve Bulman.
Preston Patrick, St. Gregory (why not St. Patrick?). Friends Meeting House. SD 542 840. Both Elaine Hindson.

Rampside, St. Michael. SD 239 673. John Balaam (2012). Link.
Raughtonhead, All Saints. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the font and a window. NY 379 456. All Steve Bulman (2015).
Ravenstonedale, St. Oswald. NY 721 042. Philip Kapp. The church has a splendid Georgian interior (view); the seating is arranged on the "collegiate" plan, with the seats facing the central aisle. There is a gallery at the rear, and on the north is the three-decker pulpit. There is also a splendid brass eagle lectern. All interior photos Steve Bulman. Immediately behind are the excavated remains of the small Gilbertine Priory, a daughter cell of the foundation at Watton in Yorkshire. Steve Bulman. Methodist Church. Philip Kapp. The stone over the door reads "Wesleyan Centenary Chapel A.D. 1839". NY 723 039. U.R.C. at High Chapel. NY 776 086. Philip Kapp. Kevin Price has advised (2010) that this is now closed, and awaiting a decision on its future. Howard Richter advises (2013) that it is now in use as
the Ravenstonedale Community and Heritage Centre. See link, which says it closed as a chapel in 2006. The Restoration and History pages on the same website are interesting too. See also Milburn, St. Cuthbert, above.
Renwick. Dedicated to All Saints. NY 597 437. Methodist chapel. NY 597 435. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Rockcliffe. Dedicated to St. Mary. NY 358 617. Steve Bulman. Link.
Rosley, Holy Trinity. NY 316 476. Malcolm Minshaw.
Rydal, St. Mary (1824). NY 364 062. Tony Richards. Another view. Dave Westrap. Two further views - 1, 2, an interior view, the altar and the font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link1. Link2. Grade B listed - link.

St. Bees, St. Mary & St. Bega, Methodist Chapel and School Chapel. Link to external website. Interior view of the school chapel. Jill Coulthard. St. Bees Priory, Cumbria. Previously in the Unknown section, in which it languished for years, this Victorian silver box belongs to Peter Cameron. Note the tower design. Rob Robinson proposed St. Bees Priory in Cumbria (properly the Priory church of St. Mary & St. Bega), and offered the following link in support - link. I thought the suggestion a good one, and Peter has since drawn my attention to this page, and in particular the right-hand illustration towards the top, which may well be the source used for making the silver box.
Saint John's-in-the-Vale, dedicated to St. John. Steve Bulman. NY 306 225. Link.
Sandford, Methodist Church. NY 729 161. Philip Kapp.
Satterthwaite. Les Langdale. Link.
Sawrey - see Far Sawrey.
Scaleby. Dedicated to All Saints. Steve Bulman. NY 447 632. Link.
Scotby, All Saints. Steve Bulman. NY 441 553.
Seascale, St. Cuthbert. NY 037 011. Link. Methodist Church. NY 039 011. St. Joseph (R.C.). NY 039 012. Link. All Steve Bulman.
Seaton, St. Paul. NY 018 306. Methodist Church. NY 019 304. Both Steve Bulman.
Sebergham. Dedicated to St. Mary. Steve Bulman. NY 364 419. Link.
Sedbergh.
Selside, St. Thomas. SD 536 993. Steve Bulman. Another view. Philip Kapp. SD 536 993. Link.
Setmurthy, St. Barnabas. NY 184 323. Philip Kapp. Another view. Judith Anderson. Link.
Shap. St. Michael. NY 565 153. Steve Bulman. Two further views - 1, 2, two interior views - 1, 2, the altar and another altar, presumably in a side-chapel, all Dennis Harper (2012). The church appears to have three fonts. What seems to be the main one, is in Shap granite; a smaller plain one also stands in the church, and another, which looks older, is in the porch, all Dennis Harper (2012). Link1. Link2. The remains of Shap Abbey. NY 548 153. John Balaam. Another view, Rob Kinnon-Brettle (2012). Link.
Silloth.
Skelton, St. Michael. NY 440 355. Methodist Church. NY 436 356. Both Philip Kapp.
Skirwith, St. John the Evangelist. NY 617 326. Les Strong. Link1. Link2. Two former Wesleyan Chapels stand side-by-side. As might be expected the smaller one is the original, and was later used as a Sunday School. The more recent dates from 1868. Another view. NY 618 327. All Howard Richter (2014).
Sleagill, Methodist Church. NY 597 192. Philip Kapp.
Soulby, St. Luke. NY 748 110. Philip Kapp. Another view, Alan Blacklock. Methodist Church. NY 749 110. Philip Kapp.
South Stainmore - see Stainmore.
Stainmore.
Stainton, Methodist Church. Malcolm Minshaw.
Stainton with Adgarley, former Mission Room - now in residential use. SD 252 726. Martin Richter (2011).
Stanwix, Carlisle - see Carlisle (North).
Stapleton, St. Mary, rebuilt in 1830. A fine church, standing alone in majestic scenery, is in all probability of Norman foundation (as so many with this dedication are). NY 503 713. Steve Bulman.
Staveley (near Kendal).
Staveley-in-Cartmel, St. Mary. SD 380 860. Steve Bulman.
Stockdalewath, Methodist Church. NY 394 443. Steve Bulman 2015. Link.
Stoneraise, the former Wesleyan Church (1801), now in residential use. NY 403 497. Steve Bulman 2015.
Storth, All Saints Mission Church. SD 475 803. Methodist Church. SD 474 799. Both Elaine Hindson.

Talkin. Steve Bulman. NY 560 573. Link.
Tebay, St. James (1880). Another view. NY 615 045. Link. Methodist Chapel. NY 616 043. All Martin Richter (2011). Link.
Temple Sowerby, St. James. NY 611 271. Dave Westrap. Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel of 1872, now converted to residential use. It seems to have still been active at least until 1970. The attached building (by the car) was the Sunday School (now also converted). Another view. NY 613 270. Both Howard Richter (2014).
Thornthwaite, St. Mary. NY 227 254. Dave Westrap. An old postcard view, from Steve Bulman's Collection. Unusual in that it has been over-stamped with Christmas Greetings!
Threlkeld. Dedicated to St. Mary. Les Strong. NY 323 254. Link. The former Methodist Chapel, now called Chapel House. From old maps, Martin has determined dates - built between 1900 and 1924 (when it was Wesleyan), disused by 1977. A conversation with a local resident produced dates of - opened 1903, closed mid-1960's. Another view. NY 323 246. Both Martin Richter (2011).
Thrimby, St. Mary. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.
Thursby. Dedicated to St. Andrew. NY 324 504. Steve Bulman. Another view. Philip Kapp. Methodist Church. NY 324 506. Steve Bulman. Link.
Torpenhow. Dedicated to St. Michael. Steve Bulman. NY 205 398. Link.
Torver, St. Luke. SD 285 942. Steve Bulman.
Troutbeck, Jesus Church. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.

Uldale, St. James, which sits about 3/4 of a mile distant from the village. A church is attested from the early C13, but the present building is of a re-build of 1730, apparently incorporating some earlier fabric. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, and the font. NY 240 379. Link1. Link2. Grade II listed. St. John the Evangelist was built in 1869. Never sitting well in the landscape, structural problems prompted its demolition in 1963. The site is now occupied by a playground. Another view - could the wall and ironwork have belonged to the church? This link has a comprehensive history of both churches, and includes the only photo I've seen of St. John. NY 251 370. All Steve Bulman (2016).
Ulpha, St. John the Baptist. Bruce Gordon. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the font, fragments of wall-paintings - 1, 2, all Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Ulverston.
Upper Denton. Built from Roman stone, and includes a re-used Roman arch. Steve Bulman. NY 615 655. Link.
Urswick, St. Mary and St. Michael. Another view, the font, rood screen, a carving, and a window. SD 268 742. All Martin Richter (2011). The unusual and handsome three-decker pulpit, and an interior view, both John Balaam (2012). Grade I listed - link. U.R.C. - a "tin tabernacle". Another view. SD 271 746. Both Martin Richter (2011).

Vale of Lune (near Sedbergh), St. Gregory. In the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Pamela Weston. Another view. Peter Amsden. SD 634 922.

Waberthwaite, St. John. Interior view. SD 100 151. Both Ian Lewis. Link.
Wall End, Church of Christ. SD 234 831. John Balaam (2014). Link.
Walton. Dedicated to St. Mary. NY 522 644. Steve Bulman. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Warcop, St. Columba. NY 742 157. Philip Kapp. Link. Methodist Church. NY 746 154. Philip Kapp. The former United Methodist Chapel has been closed for many years (probably since, or soon after, the merger in 1932), and has been converted to a residence. Date of building is not known - the date-stone is unreadable. Two additional views - 1, 2. NY 746 152. All Howard Richter (2014).
Warwick Bridge, Our Lady and St. Wilfrid (R.C.). Two additional views - 1, 2. NY 476 568. All Chris Stafford (2013). Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church, which also serves Corby. NY 479 570. Steve Bulman.
Warwick-on-Eden, dedicated to St. Leonard, possesses a fine Norman apse. Both Steve Bulman. NY 466 568.
Wasdale Head, St. Olaf. Bruce Gordon. Another view Dave Westrap. An old postcard view (franked 1926, or possibly 1916). Alan Bulman's Collection. Link. NY 188 088.
Watermillock. Dedicated to All Saints. Steve Bulman. NY 432 230. Link.
Waverton, Christ Church. Interior view. Both Malcolm Minshaw. NY 227 477.
Welton. Dedicated to St. James. Steve Bulman. NY 353 443.
Westnewton. Dedicated to St. Matthew. NY 135 442. Steve Bulman. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection.
Westward. Dedicated to St. Hilda. Steve Bulman. NY 273 449. Link.
Wetheral. Dedicated to Holy Trinity. NY 467 544. Methodist Chapel. Both Steve Bulman. Link.
Whicham, St. Mary. Bruce Gordon. Another view. Interior view. Both James D. Thomas.
Whitbeck, St. Mary. Bill McKenzie. Another view. James D. Thomas. Interior view. Jill Coulthard.
Whitehaven.
Wigton.
Winton, United Church. NY 785 105. Philip Kapp.
Windermere.
Winster, Holy Trinity. SD 417 930. Steve Bulman.
Witherslack, St. Paul, and an interior view, both Tim Hollinghurst (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Woodland (near Broughton-in-Furness), St. John the Evangelist. NG 247 891. Philip Kapp.
Workington.
Wreay, St. Mary, built to her own designs by the remarkable Sara Losh, and dedicated in 1842. NY 435 489. Steve Bulman. Link1. Link2.
Wythburn, chapel dating from 1640. A partial view of the apse, and the fells across Thirlmere. NY 324 136. Both Steve Bulman. Another view. Bill Henderson. A charming old postcard view, Alan Bulman Collection. Link.
Wythop, St. Margaret of Antioch. Malcolm Minshaw. Another view, an interior view, and a stone in the porch with the initials I.F. and date 1673, which must have come from the nearby chapel (built 1673) which St. Margaret replaced. All Steve Bulman (2010).
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