Appleby Deanery

Benefices within Appleby Deanery

Map only showing 7 out of 34 churches within Appleby Deanery due to missing church location data

Appleby Deanery Profile

The Deanery is bounded by 3 main roads running close to the Pennines, Shap Fells and Howgills. Between these nestle some 100 - small towns, villages and hamlets. Agriculture is in a post settlements recovery period after the devastating foot and mouth outbreak with signs of healthy diversification.

Tourism brings in many people with its opportunities to raise our Christian heritage. There is little heavy industry above ground but British Gypsum is busy underneath. The Army at Warcop has one of its principal training areas. We wait with anticipation IT developments with the expansion of broad-band communication.

Against this background the Deanery is large in area, small in population (with some 13000 people), many Churches to maintain and services to conduct. The Deanery is exercised on planning for the future and there is much work to do. We pray that we are all up to the tasks ahead and can keep a smile for our visitors and ourselves.

Appleby Deanery Contacts

The Revd Stewart Fyfe
The Vicarage, Morland, Penrith, CA10 3AX
01931 714620
Susan Wigley
The Old Rectory, Ormside, Appleby in Westmorland, CA16 6EJ
017683 51575