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St Mary, High Street

St Mary, High Street, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 9PU View on map

Built 1788 on a medieval site. Decorated interior colour scheme, described by Sir John Betjeman as a ' triumph in paint'. Late 19th and early 20th century stained glass. Melvyn Bragg's family windows (2009). 1912 Harrison Organ with historic organ certificate, restored in 2013


Opening Arrangements

All year: daily 9am - 4.30pm.


Off A595 approximately 12 miles SW of Carlisle in Wigton, in the High Street on the corner with Church Street. Rail: Wigton (½ miles), Carlisle (12 miles). Bus: Regular services from Carlisle and Cockermouth ( for details.

Parking Spaces


Public car park in Church Street.

Disabled Access

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