The Diocese of Hallam was founded on 30 May 1980, and is the newest Catholic diocese in England. It incorporates parts formerly in the dioceses of Leeds and Nottingham and consists of the county of South Yorkshire, parts of the High Peak and Chesterfield districts of Derbyshire, and the district of Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire. It is a suffragan diocese in the Province of Liverpool, and is subject to the Archdiocese of Liverpool. The cathedral is in Sheffield, and is dedicated to St Marie. 73 churches were visited for Taking Stock (2015).

Padley – Padley Chapel

An important example of a fifteenth century domestic gatehouse with an upper chapel, part of a larger complex which has... Read More

Penistone – St Mary

An economical, prefabricated design with a laminated timber roof structure, one of many such designs built by the firm... Read More

Rawmarsh – St Joseph

Designed as a dual-purpose church and hall, but used from early on exclusively as a church, this modest post-war... Read More

Retford – St Joseph

A distinctive modern Romanesque design of the 1950s by E. Bower Norris, incorporating Art Deco elements. The church was... Read More

Rossington – Christ the King

An interwar design of presence and individuality, occupying a prominent position within the model village of New... Read More

Rotherham – Forty Martyrs

An economical post-Vatican II design, outwardly unprepossessing but with a striking interior with floating roof... Read More

Rotherham – Immaculate Conception (St Mary)

A large post-war church by Robert A Ronchetti with an impressive, largely brick-faced interior. The church is on a... Read More

Rotherham – St Bede

Built in the early 1840s by Fr (later Bishop) James Sharples, and a key building in the architectural development of... Read More

Sheffield (Abbeydale) – Mother of God and St Wilfrid

Built in Early English Gothic style by the Sheffield architects Hemsoll & Paterson, the church opened in 1901 as... Read More

Sheffield (Arbourthorne) – Holy Family

A post-war dual-purpose suburban church and hall of utilitarian design.Arbourthorne was once a small rural... Read More

Sheffield (Attercliffe) – St Charles Borromeo

An economical stone-built Gothic design of the 1870s and eighties, by local architects of note, with an attached... Read More

Sheffield (Burngreave) – St Catherine of Alexandria

A large and well-detailed Italian Romanesque design of the interwar period, well encapsulating the confidence and... Read More

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