Eskdale Benefice - The Four Parishes - 2014

Eskdale Benefice

The benefice is in the South Calder Deanery of the Diocese of Carlisle. The benefice is in the Eskdale Valley and extends from the coast at Ravenglass to the foot of the HardKnott Pass at Brotherilkeld.(see map)

There are four parishes in the benefice each run by a Parochial Church Council that meet separately and quarterly.


Priest in Charge

Rev'd Canon Gill Hart

019467 24724

Combined Parishes Group


Tony Fox  

019467 23214



Tony Fox



Churchwardens and Treasurer from each parish together with Clergy meet quarterly to discuss common financial issues, agree Parish Share proposals for PCCs to ratify.

Meets quarterly, including the AGM which is Open to All