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The Diocese has in recent years undertaken two Buildings Audits/Surveys.
The information in these Audits has been used to create a Standard Information Form (Form 1A) for every church in the Diocese, available on this website under Parishes&Clergy / your Deanery / your Parish / your Church / (click on the words SIF Form) on the right-hand-side of the page; this is used in every Faculty application.
The first was in 2008, and done in partnership with the North of England Civic Trust and English Heritage.
The summary report is available for download below.
The second was in 2012/2013, and done in partnership with Churches Trust for Cumbria.
The final report (publ 2015) of this Survey is available for download below.
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