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.

Dewsbury – St Thomas More

The church has some architectural interest as a characteristic building of the mid 1950s by a well-known local... Read More

Earby – St Patrick

A modest and conservative stone-built church of the 1920s. Mass at Earby was first celebrated, from Broughton,... Read More

Elland – St Patrick

A fairly typical Post-War church in a modern idiom with aspects, such as the broad ‘slots’ of glazing reminiscent... Read More

Featherstone – St Gerard Majella

A small, simple brick church of the 1930s. The church was built in 1938, but the west narthex was clearly added... Read More

Halifax – Our Lady of Lourdes and St Malachy

A bold and distinctive 1960s church of considerable character by  an architect known for his Catholic churches in the... Read More

Halifax – St Bernard

A good example of the work of Edward Simpson who ran his practice from Bradford and was active during the period... Read More

Halifax – St Columba

One of the later churches by Charles Simpson (the practice closed down in  1939).  Though  not  architecturally... Read More

Halifax – St Marie

A most curious and interesting church, with a complex and unclear building history. Although something of a mixture,... Read More

Halifax -St Alban

Built as a parish hall in 1954 and, unsurprisingly, of no architectural distinction. During the first half of the... Read More

Harrogate – Our Lady Immaculate and St Robert

A muscular red brick essay in French 13th century Gothic, typical of the work of Goldie and Child. The original... Read More

Harrogate – St Aelred of Rievaulx

A pleasing 1950s brick church of simple Modern design with classical references;  the previous Arts and Crafts church... Read More

Harrogate – St Joseph

An attractive and quirky Arts and Crafts Gothic design, built originally as a school-cum-church. The building forms a... Read More

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