Church of St Peter, Woodhouse Lane, Heversham - South Lakeland

C12 origins with C14, C15 and C16 additions. Rebuilt after fire in early C17 and restored by Paley and Austin in 1868. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, chancel and south porch. Suffering from water ingress in both clerestory and north aisle walls.

Church of St Peter, Woodhouse Lane, Heversham - South Lakeland
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Peter
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1086557
  • Local Planning Authority: South Lakeland
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Peter
  • Street Name: Woodhouse Lane
  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: South Lakeland
  • Parish: Heversham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Westmorland and Lonsdale
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Tim Wilkins 0161 242 1419

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England