Middlesbrough

The Diocese of Middlesbrough was founded on 20 December 1878 out of the Diocese of Beverley. It consists of the boroughs of Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees (south of the river), the cities of Kingston-upon-Hull and York, East Yorkshire and most of North Yorkshire. The cathedral is in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, and is dedicated to St Mary. 89 churches were visited for Taking Stock (2008).

+Middlesbrough – St Mary’s Cathedral

Built in 1987, the cathedral and its associated complex form a large and visually prominent feature in the area and are... Read More

Ampleforth – Our Lady and St Benedict

An early twentieth century stone-built church, built by and served from Ampleforth Abbey. It contains a number of... Read More

Ampleforth – St Lawrence’s Abbey Church

The Abbey church of Ampleforth is a major work by the distinguished twentieth-century church architect, Sir Giles... Read More

Bedale – St Mary and St Joseph

A good example of a small mid-Victorian Catholic church, paid for by a local landowning family who employed an... Read More

Beverley – St John of Beverley

Quite an unusual design for an early twentieth century Catholic church, perhaps more in the style of Nonconformist... Read More

Bridlington – Our Lady and St Peter

A good example of a late Victorian Gothic Revival Catholic church. Smith, Brodrick & Lowther were a busy firm of... Read More

Brotton – St Anthony of Padua

A modest early twentieth century design. The chief interest lies inside, in what is a very elaborate decorative scheme... Read More

Cottingham – Holy Cross

A much-altered church that was never architectural distinguished but which serves its purpose well and is clearly... Read More

Crathorne – St Mary

This chapel is of exceptional importance on both historic and architectural grounds. The exterior is typically modest... Read More

Driffield – Our Lady and St Edward

A fairly unusual church in its combined use of red brick and terracotta and neo-Norman design. Modest but nicely and... Read More

Easingwold – St John the Evangelist

Simple stone lancet Gothic church, single cell with contemporary attached presbytery behind. An early (possibly the... Read More

East Harlsey – Our Lady of Mount Grace

Architecturally the chapel and its associated buildings are modest and the chapel itself is mainly a mid-twentieth... Read More

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