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.

Normanton – St John the Baptist

A large church with an impressive interior. The architect Edward Simpson  has  created  some  unusual  features... Read More

Ossett – St Ignatius

A  seemly   and  well-proportioned  cruciform  church  decorated  with simple elements within its external... Read More

Otley – Our Lady and All Saints

Decorated Gothic design by Charles Hansom built on the site of the medieval manor house of the Archbishop of York. The... Read More

Pateley Bridge – Our Lady Immaculate

A small stone-built Gothic chapel built to service the needs of a mainly immigrant Irish population in the early 20th... Read More

Pontefract – Holy Family

An impressive modern church of good materials, carefully designed in 1961 by a nationally-important architect, Derek... Read More

Pontefract – St Joseph

An important and relatively unaltered example of an urban pre- Emancipation Act public Catholic church, resembling... Read More

Pudsey – St Joseph

A simple but pleasing design in the stripped-down Romanesque style so popular between the wars. By the mid-19th... Read More

Queensbury – St Theresa of the Child Jesus

 A curious chapel-like church in a hybrid round-arched style. Compact in its use of a sloping site to accommodate... Read More

Ripon – St Wilfrid

A cleverly designed church of 1860-2 by J.A. Hansom in the early French Gothic style, which manages to both dominate... Read More

Rothwell – St Mary

Small inter-war church by Charles Fox, in his trademark round-arched style, in an attractive suburban setting... Read More

Selby – St Mary

A well composed church with much external carved detail that takes full advantage  of  its  site,  with  the... Read More

Settle – St Mary and St Michael

An unusual linear complex of church hall, church and presbytery, the church itself the least architecturally... Read More

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