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).

Cleveleys – St John Southworth

Post-Vatican II church, not of special architectural or historic interest.The church is a low single-storey brick... Read More

Cleveleys – St Teresa

A church of some townscape presence, accretive in character yet harmonious, and with some good internal features.Over... Read More

Cockermouth – St Joseph

A modest Gothic chapel of the 1850s, making a positive contribution to the local conservation area.A temporary... Read More

Coniston – Sacred Heart

A relatively unaltered mid-Victorian church by James O’Byrne, with a distinctive saddleback tower and, housing a... Read More

Cottam – St Andrew and Blessed George Haydock

An early post-Relief Act church with important local historical associations and with a good interior.The local... Read More

Dalton-in-Furness – Our Lady of the Rosary and St Margaret of Scotland

An early twentieth century church in simple lancet Gothic style, originally built for Anglican use.Catholics in... Read More

Dodding Green – St Robert and St Alice

The building is primarily of significance as a rare example of a Catholic chapel incorporated into a private house... Read More

Egremont – St Mary

A substantial post-war design in early Christian basilican style.Egremont is part of the Benedictine mission in West... Read More

Fernyhalgh – St Mary

An early post-Relief Act church built close to a significant local shrine, richly embellished by Fr Richard... Read More

Fleetwood – St Edmund of Canterbury

A plain hall-type post- war church, not of special architectural or historic interest.The church was built as part... Read More

Fleetwood – St Mary

A church by E.W. Pugin which is a good example of a smaller church by this architect, with a high degree of... Read More

Fleetwood – St Wulstan

A brick church with some Byzantine touches, not unusual in mid-twentieth century Roman Catholic church design, but... Read More

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