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 (Linthorpe) – Holy Name of Mary

One of a number of churches by Thomas A. Crawford for the Diocese of Middlesbrough. It is a carefully-designed 1930s... Read More

Middlesbrough (North Ormesby) – St Alphonsus

An economical design of the late 1950s, of conventional longitudinal plan. The treatment of the arcades is a... Read More

Middlesbrough (Ormesby) – St Gabriel

A post-Vatican II design, square on plan and with continuous clerestory glazing.  Built as a dual-purpose church... Read More

Middlesbrough (South Bank) – St Peter

The present church of 1903-5 replaced a smaller one of 1874 which is still standing. Apart from the small cupola... Read More

Middlesbrough (Teesville) – St Andrew

A fairly functional pre-Vatican II design, with some furnishings of note. The original missions of St Peter’s, South... Read More

Middlesbrough (Thorntree) – Corpus Christi

A large post-war, pre-Vatican II church of conventional longitudinal plan, internally planned to maximise visibility of... Read More

Northallerton – Sacred Heart

A modest interwar building of conservative design, built by Spink of Bridlington in collaboration with Bishop Shine.... Read More

Nunthorpe – St Bernadette

The original building was a cheap, functional church-cum-hall of 1963 by F.B. Swainston. Thirty years on it was worn... Read More

Osmotherley – Our Lady of Mount Grace

The building in which the chapel is housed has a plain eighteenth-century frontage and is one of the larger structures... Read More

Oswaldkirk – St Aidan (chapel-of-ease)

A chapel-of-ease from Ampleforth, built in the 1960s and occupying a prominent position on a raised site on the edge of... Read More

Pickering – St Joseph

A prominent and attractively-grouped church and hall designed by Leonard Stokes, with the careful massing and fine... Read More

Pocklington – St Mary and St Joseph

A mid-Victorian Gothic building by a well-respected Yorkshire Catholic architect, much overlaid by extensive, albeit... Read More

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