The Diocese of Lancaster was founded on 22 November 1924. It consists of the historic counties of Lancashire (north of the Ribble), Cumberland and Westmorland. It is a suffragan diocese in Province of Liverpool, and is subject to the Archdiocese of Liverpool. The cathedral is in Lancaster, and is dedicated to St Peter. 121 churches were visited for Taking Stock (2005).

Bolton-le-Sands – St Mary of the Angels

Built at the expense of two well-known wealthy local Catholic families. The external appearance is a little severe, but... Read More

Carlisle – Christ the King

A plain hall-type post-war church, not (on the basis of external inspection) of special architectural or historic... Read More

Carlisle – Our Lady and St Joseph

A handsome late nineteenth century red sandstone church in Perpendicular Gothic style by Dunn, Hansom & Dunn of... Read More

Carlisle – St Augustine

A post-Vatican II church, not (on the basis of external inspection) of special architectural or historic interest.The... Read More

Carlisle – St Bede

A substantial post-war church in early Christian basilican style by the prolific Preston church architect Wilfrid... Read More

Carlisle – St Edmund

A design and build post-Vatican II church, not of special architectural or historic interest.The church was designed... Read More

Carlisle – St Margaret Mary

A gently modern post-war reinterpretation of early Christian basilican style.The church was built in 1961 from... Read More

Carnforth – Our Lady of Lourdes

A modest design of 1966, old-fashioned for its date but with an attractive centrally-planned interior.The church... Read More

Catforth – St Robert of Newminster

An externally plain red brick Gothic church, with a rich interior commemorating Catholic martyrs.A school was built... Read More

Caton – Our Lady Immaculate

Primarily of local interest as a relic of industrial archaeology.This is a small and attractive stone built structure... Read More

Claughton-on-Brock – St Thomas

An early post-Relief Act church in chapel style, much embellished in the later nineteenth century under the patronage... Read More

Cleator – St Mary

A good example of an E. W. Pugin church which retains much of its original character  and  furnishings. Notable also... Read More

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