Calder Abbey, St. Bridget Beckermet, Copeland - Lake District (NP)

Abbey which originated in the late C12. Emergency phase of consolidation to chapter house and adjacent areas undertaken with help of Historic England and Lake District National Park Authority. A further phase of consolidation to the nave arcade and the high masonry of the crossing is required.

Calder Abbey, St. Bridget Beckermet, Copeland - Lake District (NP)
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Calder Abbey
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1007166
  • Local Planning Authority: Lake District (NP)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house


  • Building Name: Calder Abbey
  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: Copeland
  • Parish: St. Bridget Beckermet
  • National Park: Lake District (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Copeland
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 1 grade I; 2 grade II*
  • List Entry Number(s): 1007166 and 1068638; 1086629; 1068656