St Leonard, Church Street

St Leonard, Church Street, Cleator, Cumbria CA23 3DD View on map

12th century chancel with medieval piscina. The rest of the church was rebuilt in 1841. The octagonal font with hexagonal bowl dates from the 17th century. The stained glass is by Heaton, Butler and Bayne (London) and Abbott and Co. (London and Lancaster). The organ was made in Durham by Harrison and Harrison. Church records date from 1572 and are kept at Whitehaven Archive Office.


  • Grant Recipient: PCC
  • Contact for access: Mr Sean King
  • 01946 817215

Opening Arrangements

3rd Wednesday each month 9.30am -11.30am, each Friday 10am - 4pm


In centre of village, just off A5086. Rail: Whitehaven or St Bees (5 miles). Bus: route 22, hourly from Whitehaven and Egremont.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes