Leeds

The Diocese of Leeds has 114 churches (as of 2008). The cathedral is in Leeds and is dedicated to St Anne. The Diocese of Leeds was founded on 20 December 1878 out of the former Diocese of Beverley. It consists of the whole of West Yorkshire (with the exception of the parish of Todmorden) together with some parishes in the East Riding, North Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Lancashire. It is a suffragan diocese in Province of Liverpool, and is subject to the Archdiocese of Liverpool.

Bishop Thornton – St Joseph

The oldest surviving purpose-built church still in use in the Diocese of Leeds. The presbytery was built first, about... Read More

Bradford – First Martyrs

First Martyrs is of outstanding significance for its central liturgical planning; the first such example in the... Read More

Bradford – Immaculate Conception

A simple building with a calm devotional atmosphere inside but of no great architectural or townscape... Read More

Bradford – Our Lady and St Peter

A bold and individual example of the popular Early Christian/Byzantine style of Catholic church building popularised... Read More

Bradford – Sacred Heart

A modest example of a village church, designed in traditional style by Charles Simpson, and with a little altered... Read More

Bradford – St Clare

A good Post-War church in the tradition of the Byzantine-influenced style  which  persisted  from  the  early... Read More

Bradford – St Columba

An architecturally unexceptional 1950s church and example of the work of the fairly prolific Catholic church... Read More

Bradford – St Cuthbert

A good example of a Victorian suburban church, which contributes positively to the street scene and is important for a... Read More

Bradford – St Francis of Assisi

An interesting church of some architectural and artistic merit. Interesting as a conversion (although the Simpson work... Read More

Bradford – St John the Evangelist

A modest building, cared for and fit for purpose but of little architectural or townscape importance.  Buttershaw... Read More

Bradford – St Joseph

A good mainstream Gothic Revival church of the late Victorian period by a noted local architect and with an overlay of... Read More

Bradford – St Matthew

A single-storey church of system-built construction clad in pebble-dashed or boarded panels, under a shallow-pitched... Read More

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