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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 & Bayne (London) and Abbott & 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: Revd Jacguline Curtis
  • 01946 810510

Opening Arrangements

All year: Fridays 10am - 4pm and 3rd Wednesday of each month 9.30am - 11.30am. Access at other times by arrangement with a key holder, details displayed on church notice board.


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

Parking Spaces


Parking close to church.

Disabled Access

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