List of churches in Cumbria

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Lists of churches in Cumbria may be found in the six lists for each of the ceremonial county's constituent districts.

A summary of statistics is given below.

District Carlisle Allerdale Eden Copeland South Lakeland Barrow-in-Furness Total
List List List List List List
Total churches 98 121 121 71 147 33 591
Population (2016 est.) 108,400 96,422 53,000 70,603 104,000 67,300 508,725
Inhabitants per church 1,106 797 438 994 707 2,039 861
By denomination*
Church of England 54 68 72 45 87 14 340
Methodist 13 18 33 9 28 6 107
Roman Catholic 7 8 3 8 10 7 43
United Reformed 3 4 1 1 5 3 17
Baptist Union 4 1 3 1 9
Others 21 24 10 7 18 4 84

*numbers may not add to total due to some churches counting towards more than one denomination

Map of medieval parish churches[edit]

For the purposes of this map medieval is taken to be pre-1485. It is of note that Cumbria, unlike most parts of England, saw a sustained programme of church building during the 16th and 17th centuries as the more remote parts of the district were settled.

List of churches in Cumbria is located in Cumbria
Aldingham
Aldingham
Crosthwaite
Crosthwaite
Killington
Killington
Kirkby Ireleth
Kirkby Ireleth
Underbarrow
Underbarrow
Lindale
Lindale
Staveley
Staveley
Arlecdon
Arlecdon
Beckermet
Beckermet
Cleator
Cleator
Egremont
Egremont
Haile
Haile
Irton
Irton
Lamplugh
Lamplugh
Moresby
Moresby
Ponsonby
Ponsonby
Calder Bridge
Calder Bridge
Corney
Corney
Nether Wasdale
Nether Wasdale
Whitbeck
Whitbeck
Allhallows
Allhallows
Bassenthwaite
Bassenthwaite
Bridekirk
Bridekirk
Cockermouth
Cockermouth
Embleton
Embleton
Gilcrux
Gilcrux
Uldale
Uldale
Kirkbride
Kirkbride
Clifton
Clifton
Lorton
Lorton
Plumbland
Plumbland
Sebergham
Sebergham
Thursby
Thursby
Wigton
Wigton
Harrington
Harrington
Ainstable
Ainstable
Alston
Alston
Asby
Asby
Askham
Askham
Bampton
Bampton
Brough
Brough
Castle Sowerby
Castle Sowerby
Newton Reigny
Newton Reigny
Cliburn
Cliburn
Clifton
Clifton
Kirkland
Kirkland
Great Salkeld
Great Salkeld
Greystoke
Greystoke
Hesket
Hesket
Armathwaite
Armathwaite
Kirkby Thore
Kirkby Thore
Kirkoswald
Kirkoswald
Renwick
Renwick
Langwathby
Langwathby
Lazonby
Lazonby
Thrimby
Thrimby
Lowther
Lowther
Mallerstang
Mallerstang
Milburn
Milburn
Mungrisdale
Mungrisdale
Musgrave
Musgrave
Newbiggin
Newbiggin
Ousby
Ousby
Melmerby
Melmerby
Patterdale
Patterdale
Shap
Shap
Skelton
Skelton
Hutton
Hutton
Threlkeld
Threlkeld
Beaumont
Beaumont
Great Orton
Great Orton
Rockcliffe
Rockcliffe
Dalston
Dalston
Wreay
Wreay
CARLISLE St Mary
CARLISLE St Mary
St Cuthbert
St Cuthbert
Wetheral
Wetheral
Cumwhitton
Cumwhitton
Cumrew
Cumrew
Castle Carrock
Castle Carrock
Hayton
Hayton
Farlam
Farlam
Crosby
Crosby
Scaleby
Scaleby
Irthington
Irthington
Kirkandrews
Kirkandrews
Kirklinton
Kirklinton
Stapleton
Stapleton
Bewcastle
Bewcastle
Nether Denton
Nether Denton
Askerton
Askerton
Warwick
Warwick
Over Denton
Over Denton
Medieval parish churches in Cumbria