This page points to a few sources of data related to historic religious buildings in the UK. Print materials are not in scope. The page is not complete.
The best central source of online data on religion in Great Britain is at British Religion in Numbers at http://www.brin.ac.uk/
A summary of the number of listed churches and broad trends over time in the UK is at ‘Churches and chapels: the long view’. This used the best available data, but the figures are subject to correction and updating.
- the Church of England publishes data about a good many aspects of its activities, including the number of buildings, at www.churchofengland.org/about-us/facts-stats/research-statistics.aspx
- the Methodist Church publishes data at www.methodist.org.uk/mission/statistics-for-mission
Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland – to follow