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).

Redcar – Sacred Heart

Built on the eve of the First World War, this is a late and relatively modest example of fully-developed Gothic Revival... Read More

Redcar – St Alban

An economical post-Vatican II design, serving a new housing area.  The church was built in 1972 from designs by... Read More

Redcar – St Augustine

One of a number of churches built in the 1930s to serve Catholics in the expanding urban areas along the North... Read More

Redcar (Dormanstown) – St William

An example of the widespread use of red-brick, round-arched architecture for Catholic churches between the wars, in... Read More

Redcar (Marske-by-the-Sea) – St Bede

An attractive if modest essay in interwar brick church-building, using a round-arched style. The church was evidently... Read More

Richmond – St Joseph and St Francis Xavier

A large and handsome mid-nineteenth century Gothic church by a Yorkshire architect with an established London practice.... Read More

Saltburn – Our Lady of Lourdes

Built in 1928, this church was designed with some care and is an attractive, if fairly modest, Lombard Romanesque-style... Read More

Scarborough – St Edward the Confessor

A pleasing church in the Byzantine style, somewhat quirky and curious in this comfortable Victorian suburb, and forming... Read More

Scarborough – St George (chapel-of-ease)

A modest design by the Bridlington architect Francis Johnson, built as a combined church and hall.  The church was... Read More

Scarborough – St Peter

An excellent mid-Victorian town church by George Goldie, a York-born architect who worked widely in the diocese. St... Read More

Scarborough (Newby) – St Joseph

A well-crafted and complete design by Francis Johnson, with fittings by Wilfred Dowson. Johnson is known mainly for his... Read More

Staithes – Our Lady Star of the Sea

A modest Victorian church on a corner site, lent character by the quirky design of the west front and bell... Read More

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