List of places of worship in the City of Leeds

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This article lists open, former and demolished places of worship situated within the boundaries of the City of Leeds.

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Open places of worship[edit]

Aberford[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Ricarius Church St Ricarius Nov 2016 (42).JPG Main Street, LS25 3BR Church of England II 1861 The church is of Norman origins but was rebuilt in 1861. Part of the benefice of Aberford with Micklefield.[1]

Adel[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Adel Methodist Church [2] Adel Methodist Church, Holt Lane, Adel, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 99130.jpg Holt Lane, LS16 7NX Methodist 1964 Hall built in 1938. The church is part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit.
St John the Baptist Church Adel Church.jpg Church Lane Church of England I 1170
Quaker Meeting House [3] Adel Quaker Meeting House 2016.jpg New Adel Lane, LS16 6AZ Quaker 1868 Local stone with attached warden's cottage

Allerton Bywater[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Mary the Less St Mary the Less - Allerton Bywater - geograph.org.uk - 741090.jpg Station Road WF10 2DH Church of England 1865 Part of the parish of Kippax with Allerton Bywater and, from June 2017, part of the United Benefice of Allerton Bywater, Kippax and Swillington.[4] Some of the stained glass came from the church of St Aidan, Great Preston (now closed).[5]

Alwoodley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Alwoodley Park Methodist Church [6] Alwoodley Park Methodist Church 2010.jpg The Lane, LS17 7BX Methodist 1956 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit [7]
St Barnabas' Church [8] St Barnabas Church, Alwoodley 2016.jpg The View, LS17 7NA Church of England 1963 Part of the Moor Allerton and Shadwell Team Ministry.[9]
St Paul the Apostle Alwoodley St Paul's RC Church 2016.jpg 1 Buckstone Crescent, LS17 7ES at junction with King Lane Roman Catholic 1953 Part of the Parish of Saint John Mary Vianney [10] The former church building is now used as a church hall.
Wigton Moor URC Wigton Moor Church 23 August 2017.jpg High Ash Drive
LS17 8RE
United Reformed Church 1968 The church was founded in 1967 and is a member of CTMAS (Churches Together in Moor Allerton and Shadwell).[11]

Armley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Christ Church Christ Church Upper Armley 26 June 2017.jpg Armley Ridge Road, LS12 3LN Church of England II* 1872 It is featured in the BBC Domesday Project.[12]
Church at Amen Corner Church at Amen Corner 16 July 2017.jpg Armley Ridge Road, LS12 2RD Pentecostal Evangelical So named because it is at the corner where Armley, Bramley and Kirkstall meet.[13]
Church of the Venerable Bede Armley Venerable Bede 2 July 2017.jpg Stanningley Road, Wyther, LS13 4AU Church of England 1937 Designed by Gribbon, Froggit and Brown,[14] the church was opened in 1937 by C. H. Tetley of the brewing family. The tower has a single 1.5 cwt bell believed to have come from St. Stephen's Church in Burmantofts.[15]
Emmanuel Earth Ministries Emmanuel Earth Ministries Mistress Lane 26 June 2017.jpg Mistress Lane
LS12 2LJ
Evangelical Building formerly The Redeemed Evangelical Mission
HM Prison Armley[16] 2 Gloucester Terrace
LS12 2TJ
Non-denominational[17] II* 1847 The prison chapel is located within the "Inner Range", a Grade II* listed building designed by William Belton Perkin and Elisha Backhouse, constructed in 1847.[18]
Sri Guru Nanak Sikh Temple Armley Sikh Temple Tong Road 2016.jpg 62 Tong Road
LS12 1LZ
Sikh Originally the Mount Pisgah United Methodist Free Church, built in 1868,[19][20] later Mount Pisgah Methodist Church, part of the former Leeds West Methodist Circuit.[21]
St Bartholomew's Church St Bartholomews Church, Armley, Leeds, England-11Sept2011.jpg Wesley Road
LS12 1SR
Church of England II* 1877 Noted for its Schulze organ. The outline of the previous church (demolished 1909) can be seen in the grounds.
St Bartholomew's Church Hall St Barts' church hall Armley 16 July 2017.jpg Wesley Road, LS12 1SR 1968 The Church Hall was opened by Jimmy Savile. It is used for various purposes including worship by Lighthouse Chapel International (Pentecostal).
West Leeds Christadelphian Hall [22] West Leeds Christadelphian Church 26 June 2017.jpg 118 Town Street, LS12 3JG Christadelphian 1970[22]
Whingate Methodist Church and Community Centre [23] Whingate Methodist Church 26 June 2017.jpg 61 Whingate
LS12 3EJ
Methodist 1988 Part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit. The original church was built in 1879.[24]

Arthington[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Mary and St Abanoub Church [25] St Mary and St Abanoub Church 01 8 July 2017.jpg Arthington Lane, LS21 1PL Coptic Orthodox II 2007 (1864) Redundant C of E St Peter's Church, designed by George Gilbert Scott, built 1864, taken over and renamed in 2007.[26] It serves a congregation living in West, North and East Yorkshire.[27]

Bardsey[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Hallows Church Bardsey cum Rigton - All Hallows Church.jpg Church Lane, LSD17 9DH Church of England I 825 Earliest parts from 825. Upper tower is Saxon (10th century), church enlarged 1100 to 1400.[28] The Church of St Mary Magdalene in East Keswick is part of the same parish.

Barwick-in-Elmet[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Saints' Church All Saints Church Barwick-in-Elmet 2015 view 04.jpg Main Street LS15 4HR Church of England II* 14th century The oldest part is 14th century; the tower is 15th century.
Barwick Methodist Church [29] Barwick in Elmet and Scholes - Methodist Church.jpg The Boyle, LS15 4JN Methodist 1900 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit,[7] formerly Leeds East Circuit.[30]

Beeston[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Beeston Hill United Free Church [31] Beeston Hill UFC 22 Nov 2016.jpg Malvern Road, LS11 8PD Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed 1974 The church is a Local Ecumenical Partnership with members from the Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed churches. It is part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit and the URC Yorkshire Synod.
City Evangelical Church [32] City Evangelical Church rear from Malvern Street - geograph.org.uk - 722114.jpg Malvern Street Evangelical 1901 Originally a Baptist Chapel, now part of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches and a member of the Yorkshire Gospel Partnership.[33]
Gurdwara Guru Nanak Nishkan Sewak Jath (GNNSJ)[34] Former Rington's Ltd - Lady Pit Lane - geograph.org.uk - 560995.jpg 78 Lady Pit Lane, LS11 6DP Sikh 1986 Former Ringtons tea-packing factory, purchased by the Sikh community and converted into a Gurdwara in December 1986. The building is built on the birthplace of Ringtons' founder, Samuel Smith.[35]
Jamia Masjid Abu Huraiara Jamia Masjid Abu Huraiara, Beeston 22 Nov 2016.jpg 1 Hardy Street, LS11 6BJ Islam Sufi - Bareilvi 1986 Based in 1897 building of former Leeds Co-operative Society. Opened as Kashmir Muslim Welfare Association in 1986. Upper floor for worship, others for community events.
Masjid-e-Umar Stratford Street Mosque Beeston 22 Nov 2016.jpg 29 Stratford Street, LS11 6JG Islam Deobandi 2011 On the corner of Stratford Street and Lodge Lane.
Masjid Ibraheem Woodview Road mosque Beeston 22 Nov 2016.jpg 4 Woodview Rd, LS11 6LE Islam Sunni - Deobandi 2015
St Andrew's Methodist Church [36] Beeston, Leeds, St Andrew's Methodist Church, Old Lane. - geograph.org.uk - 228039.jpg Old Lane, LS11 8AL Methodist 1956 The church is a twentieth-century brick building and is part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit.
St Anthony of Padua Church Beeston, Leeds, St Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church - geograph.org.uk - 228037.jpg Old Lane, LS11 7AA Catholic 1904 The church was designed by Kelly and Birchall, with addition of a bell tower and narthex in 1966.[37] Now part of the parish of St. Maximillian Kolbe.[38]
St Luke's Church St Luke's Church Beeston 2017.jpg Malvern Road, LS11 8PD Church of England II 1872 Gothic revival, gritstone, designed by Richard Adams of Leeds architects' firm Adams and Kelly
St Mary's Church [39] St Mary's church, Beeston 7 May 2018 2.jpg Town Street, LS11 8SY Church of England II 1886 Part of the Parish of Beeston, along with Cottingley Church.[40]
United Reformed Church in South Leeds [41] URC - Dewsbury Road - geograph.org.uk - 560569.jpg Dewsbury Road, LS11 5HT United Reformed Church Now used as a charity shop, with monthly services. Other services are at the United Reformed Church in South Leeds in Belle Isle.[42]

Belle Isle[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St John and St Barnabas Church St John and St Barnabas Belle Isle 10 July 2017.jpg 175 Belle Isle Road, LS10 3DN Church of England 1938 C of E parish church of Belle Isle and Hunslet. Anglo Catholic. Brick built 1938 to replace two churches in Holbeck, St John's Church and St Barnabas' Church, now demolished.[43]
St Peter's Church St Peter's Belle Isle 10 July 2017.jpg Petersfield Avenue, LS10 3QN Catholic 1948 Catholic parish church of Belle Isle since 1958, part of the parish of St. Margaret Clitherow.
United Reformed Church in South Leeds [41] URC South Leeds 10 July 2017.jpg Nesfield Road, LS10 3LG United Reformed Church 2011 Built on the site of a 1952 Congregational Church.
West Grange Church [44] West Grange Church 10 July 2017.jpg West Grange Garth, LS10 2AX Evangelical Independent church located off West Grange Drive, previously located on the East Grange Estate. The church is visible, but not accessible, from Belle Isle Road

Boston Spa[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Boston Spa Methodist Church [45] Methodist Chapel, Boston Spa - geograph.org.uk - 617992.jpg Spa Lane
LS23 6AA
Methodist II 1847 [46] Part of the Tadcaster Methodist Circuit,[47] close to the centre of the village. There is a Peace Garden between the church and the River Wharfe.[48]
Martin House Hospice Chapel Grove Road
LS23 6TX
2005 Designed by Wildblood MacDonald Architects of Wetherby and opened in 2005,[49] it replaced the previous chapel which was lost when Whitby Lodge, a separate unit for teenagers and young people, was built.[50]
St Mary the Virgin St. Mary the Virgin Church, Boston Spa (12th January 2014) 001.JPG High Street
LS23 6DR
Church of England II 1814 Part of the Lower Wharfe parish and of the Benefice of Bramham,[51] located at the western end of the village.

Bramham[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Saints' Church Bramham Church - geograph.org.uk - 722524.jpg Back Lane Church of England II* 1150 The church is part of the Benefice of Bramham and has an Anglo-Saxon oval churchyard [52]

Bramhope[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Bramhope Methodist Church Bramhope 027.jpg Eastgate
LS16 9AA
Methodist II 1895 [53] The church is part of the Wharfedale and Aireborough Circuit [54]
Bramhope Puritan Chapel Bramhope 006.jpg Otley Road
LS16 9JE
Puritan, later Church of England I 1649 The Chapel was built by Robert Dyneley of Bramhope Hall, at his own expense. It is now maintained by Bramhope and Carlton Parish Council. Not used for regular worship but available for weddings, funerals and blessings.[55]
Bramhope Scout Campsite Occupation Lane
LS16 9HR
Non-denominational There is an outdoor chapel within the grounds of the campsite.[56]
St Giles' Church [57] St Giles Church - Church Hill, Bramhope - geograph.org.uk - 798363.jpg Church Hill
LS16 9BA
Church of England 1881 Built plot of land formerly called Cripple Garth, referring to a "cripple" meaning a hole in a stone wall which would allow sheep to pass through, but not cattle.[58] Designed by Richard Adams and John Kelly and built by local contractors. Freeman of Otley (masons) used millstone grit from nearby quarries on the Chevin. The roof has Westmorland slates. The church was dedicated on 28 November 1881.[59]

Bramley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Christ the King [60] Christ the King Catholic Church - Houghley Lane, Bramley - geograph.org.uk - 372521.jpg King's Approach LS13 2DX Catholic 1928 [61]
St Margaret's Church [62] Newlay Lane, Bramley, Leeds (geograph 4898292).jpg Newlay Lane, LS13 2AJ Church of England 1958 Situated on the Moorside Estate in Bramley
Trinity Methodist Church [63] Trinity Methodist Church, Bramley (geograph 4666074).jpg Upper Town Street, LS13 2EP Methodist 1967 Redeveloped 2009, part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit. The first Methodist Chapel in Bramley was built in 1777, on the site of the existing Church.[64]

Burley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Calvary International Christian Centre [65] Calvary Christian Centre 4 August 2017.jpg Calvary Cathedral, 53 Cardigan Lane, LS4 2LE Evangelical II 1898 Formerly Burley Methodist Church, which closed in June 2012.[66] Built in Gothic Revival style.
Leeds Chinese Christian Church Leeds Chinese Christian Church, Kirkstall Road, Burley, Leeds (16th November 2013).JPG 155 Kirkstall Rd, LS4 2AG Independent 1990
Makkah Jamia Masjid Makkah Masjid 8 July 2017.jpg 36 Thornville Road, LS6 1JY Islam 2003 Between Brudenell Road and Royal Park Road
Our Lady of Lourdes Church Our Lady of Lourdes Burley 4 August 2017.jpg Cardigan Road, LS6 1LU Catholic 1930 Built by the Society of Jesus as Sacred Heart Chapel, and handed over to the Diocese of Leeds in 1947, renamed 1954, and part of the parish of St Jeanne Jugan since 1997
St Matthias' Church St Matthias' Church, Burley, Leeds (30th March 2013).jpg St Matthias' Street, LS4 2DZ
53°48′25″N 1°34′45″W / 53.806972°N 1.579264°W / 53.806972; -1.579264 (Parish Church of St. Matthias)
Church of England II* 1854 The church was completed in 1854; the north aisle and the west porch were added in 1886. Leeds healing rooms, affiliated to the International Association of Healing Rooms, are based in the church centre.[67]
Winners' Chapel [68] Winners Chapel B 4 August 2017.jpg Burley Hall, 49-51 Cardigan Lane, LS4 2LE II Former Methodist Sunday school (1904) and Church Hall.

Burmantofts[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Bridge Community Church [69] Bridge Community Church 14 August 2016.jpg Rider Street, LS9 7BQ Pentecostal 2016 Bridge Community Church is the operational name for Bridge Street Pentecostal Church.
Hope City Church [70] Hope City Church 13 August 2017.jpg 32 York Road, LS9 8SY Pentecostal 2008 Part of the Megacentre building, the former Leeds City Council Library HQ building. Previously met at the Leeds Hilton Hotel.[71]
Living Hope Church [72] Living Hope Church Leeds.jpg The Place, Saxton Lane, LS9 8HE Evangelical (Non-denominational) Image shows the frontage on Marsh Lane. HQ of Living Hope Church International.
St Agnes' Church [73] St Agnes Burmantofts.jpg Stoney Rock Lane LS9 7UQ Church of England and Baptist II 1889 Church of England parish church, now united with Baptist congregation.
St Patrick's Church St Patrick's Catholic Church - Torre Road - geograph.org.uk - 754437.jpg Torre Rd, LS9 7QL Catholic 2001 The modern church moved from an 1891 building on Rider Street now occupied by West Yorkshire Playhouse

Calverley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Wilfrid's Parish Church [74] WilfredsCalverley.JPG Town Gate
LS28 5NF
Church of England II* 1154 The tower is from 1154, the rest mainly 13th and 14th century. The tower has an unusual crooked arch and houses examples of Saxon gravestones.[75]
Calverley Methodist Church CalverleyMethodist.JPG Carr Road
LS28 5PQ
Methodist II 1872 This church, located on the corner of Carr Road and Chapel Street, is part of the Bradford North Methodist Circuit.[76]

Chapel Allerton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Chapel Allerton Methodist Church [77] ChapelAllertonMethChurch.jpg Town Street, LS7 4NB Methodist 1983 The church is situated on Town Street and was completed in 1983, replacing another church also on Town Street, still standing and used as the church centre. The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit.[7] In January 2005 Chapel Allerton Methodist Church signed a local ecumenical covenant with St. Matthew's Parish Church. Grace Gospel Church, whose members are of Ethiopian and Eritrean origin, also meets here.[78]
St Matthew's Church [79] StMatthewChapelAll.jpg Wood Lane, LS7 3QF Church of England II* 1900 The church was designed by George Frederick Bodley (1827-1907) and built on land gifted by a parishioner in 1897.[80] In January 2005 St Matthew's signed a local ecumenical covenant with Chapel Allerton Methodist Church.

Chapeltown[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Chapeltown Community Church ChapeltownChurchLeeds.jpg Avenue Hill, LS8 4EX II 1906 Formerly Trinity United Reformed Church, now a community church. The foundation stone was laid by Henry Robinson, Mayor of Kensington. Listed building status includes the neighbouring Sunday School building.[81] The United Reformed Church is now part of Trinity United Methodist/URC Church in Harehills.[82]
Church of God of Prophecy Church of God Chapeltown 2016.jpg 196 Chapeltown Road, LS7 4HZ Pentecostal 1992 Purpose-built church and community centre, hence no religious symbols inside. Congregation formerly in Baptist Chapel, Meanwood Road
Gurdwara Guru Kalgidhar Sahib Gurdwara Cowper Street Leeds 2016.jpg Cowper Street, LS7 4EE Sikhism 2008 Moved from 128 Chapeltown Road (the first Gurdwara in Leeds) to larger premises on Cowper Street [83]
Holy Rosary Church HolyRosaryChurchLS7.jpg Chapeltown Road, LS7 4BZ Catholic 1937 An earlier church of the Holy Rosary was built in Barrack Street in 1886. The present church, which was designed to seat 500 people in the nave and transepts and cost £12,300, was opened by Bishop Pollit of Leeds on 30 September 1937. It was reordered around 1987 to create a smaller nave and a narthex.[84] Part of the parish of Mother of Unfailing Help.
Leeds Islamic Centre LeedsJamiaMosqueLS7.jpg 46 Spencer Place, LS7 4BR Muslim 2001 The site was originally the Chassidishe Synagogue.[85]
Our Lady of Czestochowa and St. Stanislaw Kostka PolishChurchLeeds3.jpg Newton Hill Road, LS7 4EY Polish Roman Catholic 1976 The church is a Polish language Roman Catholic church. Entrance as postcode but faces Chapeltown Road
Ramgarhia Board Gurdwara Ramgarhia Board Gurdwara Leeds 2016.jpg 8-10 Chapeltown Road LS7 3AP Sikh 1987 Former post office. Replaced the building at 138 Chapeltown Road. Opened by Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester.[86]
Roscoe Methodist Church [87] Roscoe Methodist Church 2016 01.jpg Francis Street, LS7 4BY Methodism 1974 (replacing an earlier building) The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit.[7]
Sikh Temple SikhTempleLS7.jpg 192 Chapeltown Road. LS7 4HZ Sikhism 1999 Replaced the former Union Chapel on the other side of the road.[88]
Wesleyan Holiness Church [89] Wesleyan Holiness Church Leeds 2016 02.jpg Laycock Place, LS7 3JA Wesleyan Holiness Church 1982

City Centre[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Brunswick Prayer Chapel Brunswick Prayer Chapel 2018 2.jpg Oxford Place
LS1 3AU
Methodist A room set aside in the Oxford Place Centre, the former Methodist Church.
Holy Trinity Church
(Church of the Holy Trinity)
Holy Trinity Church, Boar Lane, Leeds (24th June 2010).jpg Boar Lane, LS1 6HW Church of England I 1727 Parish Church in the Parish of Leeds City, along with Leeds Minster. It was built in 1722–7, but the steeple dates from 1839. Now used by the Riverside Church.[90]
Jamyang Buddhist and Meditation Centre[91] Jamyang, York Place LS1 10 October 2018.jpg 12 York Place, LS1 2DS Tibetan Buddhist 29 September 2018 In the basement. Moved from 31 St Paul's Street.
Leeds Cathedral
(Cathedral Church of St Anne)
Leeds Cathedral.jpg Great George Street LS2 8BE Catholic II* 1904 Officially the Cathedral Church of St Anne, commonly known as Saint Anne's Cathedral, is the Cathedral of the Diocese of Leeds, part of the parish of Mother of Unfailing Help and the seat of the Bishop of Leeds.
Leeds General Infirmary Chapel [92] LGI Chapel March 2017.jpg Great George Street Non-denominational I 1868 In the centre of the (Grade I listed) old buildings of the LGI, dedicated to St Luke.
Leeds Minster
(Minster and Parish Church of St Peter at Leeds)
Leeds Parish Church (10th May 2010) 012.jpg Kirkgate, LS2 7DJ Church of England I 1841 Formerly Leeds Parish Church before becoming a Minster in 2012. Now an important church for the new Diocese of Leeds, though neither a cathedral nor a pro-cathedral.
Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel, City Square, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 112304.jpg 36 Lower Basinghall Street, LS1 5JA Unitarian II* 1848 Faces onto City Square, about 200 yards to the north of the current Mill Hill
St George's Church St George, Leeds (16984542729).jpg Great George Street
LS1 3BR
Church of England I 1838 Near to Leeds General Infirmary. Its spire was blown down in 1962 and replaced in January 2006.

Clifford[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Clifford Methodist Church [93] Clifford Methodist Church 31 May 2017 A.jpg Nursery Way, LS23 6HF Methodist 1848 The church is situated on Nursery Way close to the centre of the village and is part of the Tadcaster Circuit.[47] It incorporates the Methodist church which recently closed in neighbouring Bramham. Though similar in age to the other churches in Clifford, it is not a Listed Building.
St Edward King and Confessor Clifford St Edward's Church 31 May 2107 cropped.jpg Chapel Lane LS23 6HU Roman Catholic II* 1859 Building began in 1845 on the site of a former Wesleyan Chapel, consecrated 1859, tower finished 1866.[94] Unusually for an English village, the Catholic church is the "dominant building".[95]
St Luke's Church Clifford St Luke's Church 31 May 2017.jpg Bramham Road, LS23 6SL Church of England II* 1842 At the western end of the village, part of the New Ainsty Deanery in the Diocese of York.

Collingham[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Collingham Methodist Church [96] Methodist Church, Collingham (Taken by Flickr user 17th June 2012).jpg Harewood Road Methodist The church is part of the Tadcaster Methodist Circuit,[47] also known as "The Ramblers' Church".[97]
St. Oswald's Church The Church of St Oswald at Collingham (geograph 4821583).jpg Wetherby Road, Collingham Church of England II

Colton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Colton Methodist Church [98] Colton Methodist Church March 2017.jpg Chapel Yard/Meynell Road
LS15 9AH
Methodist 1980's [99] The church was in the former Richmond Hill Methodist Circuit, later renamed Leeds East Circuit,[30] and is now part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit;[7] it is also part of Churches Together in Leeds 15.

Cookridge[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Cookridge Methodist Church [100] CookridgeMC09.jpg Tinshill Road, LS16 7DF (corner with Otley Old Road) Methodist 1962 Architects: W F Dawson and Bennett. The church was part of the Leeds (Headingley and West) circuit [101] and is now part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit.
Grace Community Church (Leeds North) [102] Cookridge Village Hall 2009.jpg Cookridge Village Hall
45 Moseley Wood Walk
LS16 7HQ
Non-denominational Part of the Yorkshire Gospel Partnership.[103]
Holy Trinity Church [104] HolyTCookridge1.jpg Tinshill Lane, LS16 7LW Church of England 1962 Architects: Jones, Stocks & Partners

Cottingley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Cottingley Church [105] Church in Cottingley 17 Nov 2017.jpg 115 Cottingley Approach LS11 0HJ Church of England, United Reformed Church and Methodist 1981 Shared church also serves as a community centre. Part of the Anglican parish of Beeston, along with St Mary's, Beeston, and also part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit (formerly Leeds South Circuit). Pastoral support is provided by the URC minister.[40][106][107]

Cross Gates[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Christ Church Christ Church Manston August 2017.jpg Sandiford Close, LS15 8EY Evangelical 1960 On the corner with Manston Gardens. The Free Church of England (Evangelical Connexion)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Mormon Church Crossgates March 2017.jpg Kingswear Parade, LS15 8LH Mormon On the corner with the Ring Road A6120
Cross Gates Methodist Church [108] Cross Gates Methodist Church March 2017.jpg Austhorpe Rd
LS15 8QR
Methodist 1893 Designed by architect G F Danby, opened 13 May 1893, replacing the former Wesleyan church on an adjacent site.[109] Opposite the Cross Gates Centre and is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit (formerly Leeds East Circuit).[7][30]
St James the Great Church [110] St James the Great Church Manston March 2017.jpg Church Lane, Manston LS15 8JB Church of England II 1913 Replaced smaller 1847 building, in Decorated Gothic style by Leeds architect H. S. Chorley.[111]
St Theresa of the Child Jesus Church St Theresa's Catholic Church - Station Road - geograph.org.uk - 563117.jpg Station Road, LS15 7JY Catholic 1953 The church is situated opposite Cross Gates railway station and since 2011 has been part of the parish of Blessed John Henry Newman.[112]

Cross Green[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St. Hilda's [113] St Hilda Cross Green 01 5 Nov 2016.jpg Cross Green Lane, LS9 0DG Church of England II 1882 Building fund opened in 1845.[114] Built by Yorkshire architect J. T. Micklethwaite for Anglo-Catholic worship.[115] Church is affiliated to the Mission Society of St. Wilfrid and St Hilda and to Forward in Faith.[116]

Drighlington[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Drighlington Methodist Church [117] Methodist Church Drighlington.jpg King St, BD11 1EL Methodist 1996 Part of the North Kirklees and Morley Methodist Circuit.
Moorside Church[118] Moorside Methodist Church, Drighlington - geograph.org.uk - 1377847.jpg Moorside Road, BD11 1JB Evangelical
St Paul's Church St Paul, Drighlington.jpg Whitehall Road East, BD11 1LJ Church of England II 1876 Designed by architect William Swinden Barber.

East End Park[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Wat Matchimaram Wat Matchimaram Leeds 4 August 2017.jpg Londesboro Grove (entrance) / Londesboro Terrace (postal address) LS9 9NE Buddhist 22 April 2016 [119] Temple and residence for Thai monks. Formerly Mencap support centre: the rest of the building is still used as Mencap's Hawthorn Family Support Centre.[120] Looks out onto East Park Parade.

East Keswick[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
East Keswick Methodist Church East Keswick Methodist Church (8th July 2016) 003.jpg Main Street, LS17 9EJ Methodist 1891 Part of the Tadcaster Methodist Circuit.[47]
St Mary Magdalene Church St. Mary Magdalene Church, East Keswick (8th July 2016) 008.jpg Moor Lane, LS17 9ES Church of England 1957 Built as a Chapel of Ease to the Parish Church in Harewood, now part of the parish of Bardsey.[28]

Farnley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Makarios the Great (formerly St Michael and All Angels) Church St Michael and All Angels Church, Old Farnley, Leeds (16th October 2010).jpg Lawns Lane, Farnley Romanian Orthodox II 1885 Formerly Church of England until 2010. The Anglican congregation relocated to St Michael's Community Church which meets in Hillside Community Centre.[121] The building transferred to the Romanian Orthodox Church on 20 October 2011, an iconostasis (rood screen) consistent with the style of the building and the existing furniture was sculpted in oak in Romania and was installed on Good Friday in 2013, and repairs were completed in July 2015.[122]
St Wilfrid's Church St Wilfrid's Church - Whincover Drive - geograph.org.uk - 622139.jpg Whincover Drive, LS12 5JW Roman Catholic 1957

Farsley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints Mormon Church, Farsley 1 September 2017.jpg 80 Priesthorpe Road, LS28 5JR Mormon On the junction of Priesthorpe Road and the A6120 Leeds Ring Road
Church of St John the Evangelist [123] St John's Church, Farsley 1 September 2017.jpg New Street LS28 5DJ Church of England II 1843 On the junction of New Street and Old Road. The church has a stained glass window which depicts the figure of Christ in Australian shepherd's garb.[124] Supported by the Friends of St. John's, a secular society working to conserve the historic building and its heritage.[125]
Farsley Community Church [126] Farsley Community Church 1 September 2017.jpg Back Lane LS28 5EU Methodist/Baptist 1827 After the Baptist Church on Bryan Street, Farsley closed down in 2004, the local Baptist congregation signed an agreement with the Methodist church on Back Lane to allow them to share the facilities and use of the church.[126] Part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit, formerly part of the Leeds (Wesley) Circuit.[127]

Fulneck[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Fulneck Moravian Church Fulneck Moravian Church - Fulneck - geograph.org.uk - 375664.jpg Fulneck Moravian Church I 1744 The church is situated in the Fulneck Moravian Settlement

Garforth[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Garforth Evangelical Church Salem Evangelical Church Garforth 17 June 2017.jpg Salem Place, 1, Wakefield Road, LS25 1AN Evangelical 1872 Opened 1872 as a Salem Chapel (Methodist) [128] on the left, closed 1969. After commercial use, it was bought the 1980s by Garforth Evangelical Church, who added a brick extension.[129]
Garforth Library Garforth Library and One Stop Centre (19th July 2014).JPG Main Street The Dayspring Church, part of the Pioneer Church Network, worship first and third Sundays of the month at Garforth Library.[130]
Garforth Methodist Church [131] Brunswick Methodist Church Garforth 17 June 2017.jpg Church Lane LS25 1NW Methodist 1872 Originally Wesleyan Chapel. Formerly known as Brunswick Methodist Church until congregations from two other Methodist churches in Garforth amalgamated as their buildings went to other uses. Part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit, formerly Leeds East Circuit.[30]
St Benedict's Church [132] St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church, Aberford Road, Garforth (19th July 2014).JPG Aberford Road, LS25 1PX Roman Catholic 1998 The first church on this site was built in 1964 but blew down the week before its official opening. A second building, made out of wood and glass, had to be demolished in 1994. The present church, designed by Vincente Steinlet, was opened on 11 July 1998.[132]
St Mary's Church St Mary Garforth 17 June 2017.jpg Church Lane, LS25 1NR Church of England II 1844 or 1845 [128] Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin. Architect G. F. Jones in Early English style. Magnesian limestone, slate roof.

Gildersome[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Ebenezer Methodist Church [133] Ebenezer Methodist Church - Town End, Gildersome - geograph.org.uk - 648683.jpg Town End, Gildersome LS27 7HF Methodist 1886 The church is part of the North Kirklees and Morley Circuit.
Gildersome Baptist Church Gildersome Baptist Church - Church Street - geograph.org.uk - 648934.jpg Church Street, Gildersome Baptist II 1866
Gildersome Meeting [134] Gildersome Quaker Meeting House March 2017 02.jpg 75 Street Lane, LS27 7HX. Quaker II 1756 There was previously a Meeting House at The Nooks in Gildersome, which was built in 1709 and had been sold by 1757.[135]
St Peter's Church Gildersome, St Peter's Church - geograph.org.uk - 227558.jpg Church View, Gildersome Church of England

Gipton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church of the Epiphany Epiphany Gipton.JPG Beech Lane, LS9 6SW Church of England I 1938 The church was designed by Nugent Cachemaille-Day and completed in 1938 with the construction of the surrounding estate.
Gipton Methodist Church [136] Gipton Methodist March 2017.jpg Oak Tree Place, LS9 6SX Methodist and Pentecostal 1936 Formerly a manse, the church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit,[7] formerly Leeds East Circuit.[30] It also hosts the Leeds Malayalam Christian Church.[137]
St Nicholas Church Catholic Church of St Nicholas & Our Lady of Good Counsel.jpg Oakwood Lane, LS9 6QY Catholic 1961 The church is part of the parish of Blessed Edmund Sykes [138] and was built to serve the area's large Irish population.

Guiseley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Guiseley Baptist Church Baptist Chapel, Oxford Road, Guiseley - geograph.org.uk - 340107.jpg Oxford Road, Guiseley Baptist
Guiseley Methodist Church [139] Guiseley Methodist Church - Oxford Road - geograph.org.uk - 689029.jpg Oxford Road, Guiseley Methodist The church is part of the Wharfedale and Aireborough Circuit [54]
St Oswald's Church, Guiseley St Oswald Guiseley. - geograph.org.uk - 417366.jpg The Green, Guiseley Church of England I The marriage of the parents of the Brontë sisters, Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell took place in the church on 29 December 1812.[140]

Halton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Christ Church [141] Christ Church Halton April 2017.jpg Chapel Street, LS15 7RW Methodist and United Reformed Church A Local Ecumenical Partnership church formed in 1989,[142] formerly part of Leeds East Circuit,[30] now part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit.[7]
Kingdom Hall Kingdom Hall Halton April 2017.jpg 31A Chapel Street, LS15 7RN Jehovah's Witnesses
St Wilfrid's [143] St Wilfrid Halton 17 June 2017.jpg Selby Road LS15 7NP Church of England 1939 Designed by architect A. Randall Wells, with furnishings by Eric Gill.[144]

Halton Moor[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Corpus Christi Church Corpus Christi Catholic Church - Neville Road - geograph.org.uk - 569207.jpg Neville Road, LS9 0HD Roman Catholic 1962 The church was opened as a daughter church to the now closed Mount St. Mary's Church in neighbouring Richmond Hill. Clergy were from the Oblates of Mary Immaculate until 2008 [145] and the church is now part of the parish of Blessed John Henry Newman.[112] The church has a large high school, Corpus Christi Catholic College, and a primary school adjacent to it.

Harehills[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Gledhow Road 02.jpg 50 Gledhow Road, LS8 5ES Pentecostal 1983 On the corner with Gledhow Terrace. Originally built 1900 as a chapel for the Churches of Christ
Jamia Tul Batool Islamic Centre and Mosque Jamia Tul Batool Leeds.jpg 7 Beck Rd, LS8 4EJ, Islam (Sunni) Licensed for marriages.
Markazi Jamia Masjid Bilal (Harehills Mosque) HarehillsMosqueDome.jpg Conway Rd, LS8 5JH Islam (Barelvi) 1999 Moved from site on Harehills Place to present building off Harehills Lane.
Masjid Al Towbah Masjid Al Towbah Whitfield Street.jpg 2 Whitfield Street, LS8 5AJ Islam (Salafi) 2008 Al Towbah Islamic Centre functions as mosque and madrasa
Masjid-e-Quba Masjid-e-Quba Leeds.jpg 24 Shepherds Lane, LS8 4LH Islam (Deobandi) 2015[146] Al Hassan Education Centre is co-located
New Testament Church of God [147] NTChurchofGodHarehills.jpg 3 Easterly Road, LS8 2TN Pentecostal 1984 Formerly the Third Church of Christ Scientist built in 1927, worship registration cancelled in November 1984.[148] The New Testament Church of God was first established in Louis Street, Harehills, in 1959 [149] and moved to this building in May 1985.[150]
Shah Jalal Mosque Shah Jalal Mosque Leeds.jpg 25-27 Ellers Road, LS8 4JH. Islam (Deobandi) 2004 Bangladeshi Islamic Society is co-located. Men only.
St Aidan's Church St Aidan's Leeds 13 August 2017.jpg Roundhay Road, LS8 5QD Church of England II* 1894
St Augustine of Canterbury Church [151] St Augustine Harehills March 2017.jpg Harehills Road, LS8 5HR Catholic 1936 Chaplain to the Eritrean community in Leeds also based here. Services held for Kerala Malayalam, Ukrainian and Zimbabwean communities and in Latin.[151] Twinned with St. Thomas More Parish, Itaka, in the Diocese of Mbeya in Tanzania.[152]
St James' University Hospital Chapel Church at St James' University Hospital. - geograph.org.uk - 388062.jpg Beckett Street, LS8 5HS Non-denominational II 1861 Part of St James' University Hospital
St Wilfrid's Church StWilfridHarehills.jpg Chatsworth Road, LS8 3QR Church of England 1927
Trinity United Church [82] TrinityChurchHarehills.jpg Banstead Terrace West, LS8 5PL United Reformed and Methodist 1983 On junction with Roundhay Road. It overlooks Banstead Park and is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit.[7] The Zimbabwean Methodist Fellowship also meets at this church.[153]
United Afghan Community Centre and Mosque United Afghan Community Centre Leeds.jpg 229 Roundhay Road LS8 4HS Islam (Deobandi) 2012 First floor rooms above a shop. Men only.[154]

Harewood[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Harewood Chapel [155] Harewood Chapel April 2017.jpg 5 The Avenue, LS17 9LD Church of England and Methodist II The Chapel is supported jointly by the Church of England and the Methodists. Services on the first and fourth Sundays are led by the Vicar of Collingham or a lay reader. Services on the second, third and any fifth Sunday are led by the Methodist Minister or a local preacher. It is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit.[7]

Hawksworth (LS5)[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Mary the Blessed Virgin Church St Marys Church.JPG Hawksworth Avenue, LS5 3PN Church of England II 1935 Knapped flint with sandstone dressings and a Westmorland slate roof. One of two churches in the Parish of Moor Grange and Hawksworth Wood, the other being St Andrew the Apostle.

Hawksworth (LS20)[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Hawksworth Methodist Church [156] Hawksworth Methodist Church - Main Street - geograph.org.uk - 996519.jpg Main Street, Hawksworth LS20 8NX Methodist 1903 The church is part of the Wharfedale and Aireborough Circuit.[54]

Headingley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Ebenezer Chapel Ebenezer Stainbeck 1.jpg 15 Grove Lane
LS6 4DP
Baptist 1967 Ebenezer Particular Baptist Chapel, affiliated to the Gospel Standard Baptists.[157]
Hinsley Hall Chapel Hinsley Hall, Headingley - 2.jpg 62 Headingley Lane, LS6 2BX Catholic 1998 Though originally a Methodist college, it is now owned by Leeds Catholic Diocese who added the chapel in 1998.[158]
South Parade Baptist Church [159] South Parade Baptist Church 14 July 2018 1.jpg South Parade
LS6 3LF
Baptist 1909 Opposite the junction with St Michael's Lane. Leeds Arabic Christian Fellowship also meets at South Parade Baptist Church.[160]
St Chad's Church St Chad's Church - Otley Road - geograph.org.uk - 470871.jpg Otley Road Church of England II* 1868 Parish church of Far Headingley. Part of Churches Together in Headingley.[161] It has been used on many occasions as a Yorkshire Television filming location.
St Columba's Church [162] Headingley St Columba.jpg Headingley Lane United Reformed 1966 Part of Churches Together in Headingley and the Leeds Partnership of United Reformed Churches.[161] "The principal facades are to the north because they were intended to face a new Headingley bypass road which was never built."[163]
St Luke's Church Lutheran Church House - 9 Alma Road, Headingley - geograph.org.uk - 379993.jpg Alma Road Lutheran 1985 Converted from a house
St Michael and All Angels Church StMichaelHeadingley09.jpg Headingley Lane Church of England II* 1886 Headingley parish church.
St Urban's Church St Urban's Catholic Church - Grove Road, Headingley - geograph.org.uk - 379998.jpg Grove Road Catholic 1963 In 2010 the Parish of St Urban's, Headingley was merged with the Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Burley to become the Parish of St. Jeanne Jugan.
Wat Buddharam Thai Temple[164] Wat Buddharam Leeds 20 September 2018 1.jpg 45 Cliff Road, LS6 2ET Buddhist Formerly a hotel, Cliff Lawn, and originally the house of a Victorian mill owner.[165]

Holbeck[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Cloverleaf Christian Centre Cloverleaf House May 2108.jpg 18 Brown Lane West, LS11 0DN Non-denominational 2014 Headquarters of Cloverleaf World Ltd.[166]

Horsforth[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Brethren's Meeting Room Gospel Hall Brownberrie Lane 11 May 2017.jpg Brownberrie Lane, LS18 5HD Plymouth Brethren 2007 Brethren's Meeting Room according to sign outside. Called Horsforth Gospel Hall by the Charity Commission, Church by Leeds City Council. Replaced an earlier Gospel Hall.
Central Methodist Church Central Methodist Church, Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 100634.jpg Town Street, Horsforth Methodist The church was formerly a Primitive Methodist chapel and still retains internal signage pertaining to the Primitive Methodist church. The church was part of the Leeds (Wesley) Circuit [101] and is now part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit.
Cragg Hill Baptist Church Cragg Hill Baptist Church, Horsforth, Christmas Day - geograph.org.uk - 1634257.jpg Cragg Avenue, Horsforth Baptist II 1803
Emmanuel Baptist Church Emmanuel Baptist Church Horsforth 11 May 2017.jpg Hall Lane, LS18 5JE Baptist 2014 Former St Margaret's Parish Church Hall, rented from 2014, bought 2016.[167]
Grove Methodist Church [168] Grove Methodist Church, Horsforth (30th December 2013) 001.JPG Town Street, Horsforth Methodist II 1868 [169] The church is part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit. The church is accessible from New Street.
Kingdom Hall of the Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, CalverleyLane, Horsforth - geograph.org.uk - 100635.jpg Calverley Lane, Horsforth Jehovahs Witnesses
Leeds Trinity University Chapel Leeds Trinity University Chapel 11 May 2107.jpg Brownberrie Lane LS18 5HD Roman Catholic 1968 Opened and dedicated on 13 July 1968 by Archbishop George Dwyer of Birmingham.[170]
Lister Hill Baptist Church Lister Hill Baptist Church, Horsforth (30th December 2013).JPG Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth Baptist
St James' Church St James' Church, Low Lane, Horsforth - geograph.org.uk - 100675.jpg Low Lane Church of England II 1848
St Margaret's Church The Parish Church of St Margarets, Horsforth - geograph.org.uk - 718857.jpg Church Lane Church of England II 1877
St Mary's Church, Horsforth St Mary's RC Church, Broadgate Lane, Horsforth - geograph.org.uk - 100672.jpg Broadgate Lane Roman Catholic Part of the parish of Our Lady of Kirkstall [171]
Woodside Methodist Church [172] Woodside Methodist Church, Outwood Lane, Horsforth - geograph.org.uk - 97905.jpg Outwood Lane Methodist The church is part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit.
Willow Green Christian Fellowship Willow Green Christian Fellowship - Parkside - geograph.org.uk - 694676.jpg Parkside, LS18 4DJ

Hunslet[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Gospel Hall Hunslet Gospel Hall 2016.jpg Bedford Row, LS10 1BZ Gospel Hall Assemblies 1932
Hunslet Baptist Church [173] Hunslet Baptist Church April 2017.jpg Low Road, LS10 1QR Baptist 1837 [174]
Hunslet Church of the Nazarene [175] Hunslet Church of the Nazarene.jpg Lupton Street,
LS10 2QR
Church of the Nazarene Successor to the Derbyshire Street Mission (1904)
Hunslet Methodist Church [176] Hunslet Methodist Church 2016 01.jpg Telford Terrace, LS10 2HR Methodist The church is part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit.
St Mary the Virgin Church Hunslet St Mary Sep 2016.jpg Church Street Church of England II 1864 The spire is the only remaining original part, with the rest being rebuilt in the 20th century. John Wesley preached here on 30 July 1769.[177]

Hyde Park[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Hallows Church [178] Hyde Park All Hallows Church 2016.jpg 24 Regent Terrace, LS6 1NP Church of England 1974 Replaced an 1886 building damaged by fire. See leodis.net Part of the benefice of Leeds St. Margaret and All Hallows.[179] Open land in front of the church is being used to form All Hallows' Community Garden.[180]
Bethel Apostolic Church [181] Bethel Church wet 2016.jpg Victoria Road, LS6 1AS Pentecostal II 1886 Stone fronted, but the body of the church is in red brick
Hindu Temple [182] Hindu Temple Leeds 2016 exterior 01.jpg 36 Alexandra Rd, LS6 1RF Hindu 1968 Operated by Leeds Hindu Charitable Trust
Leeds Grand Mosque LeedsGrandMosque01.JPG 9 Woodsley Road, LS6 1SN Islam 1965 The mosque was formerly Sacred Heart Catholic Church, changed to a mosque in 1994. According to a Leeds City Council planning department the building is "of a distinctive modernist design".[183]
Wrangthorne Church (or St. Augustine's Church) [184] Wrangthorne Church, Hyde Park, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 108567.jpg Hyde Park Terrace, LS6 1BJ Church of England II 1871 Situated on the corner of Hyde Park Road and Hyde Park Terrace, funded by the Leeds Church Extension Society. Part of the benefice of Woodhouse and Wrangthorn. The parish was established in 1865.[185]

Ireland Wood[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church Holy Name of Jesus Church, Otley Old Road March 2107.jpg 52 Otley Old Road, LS16 6HW Roman Catholic 1953 Part of the parish of Our Lady of Kirkstall [171]
St Paul's Church St Paul Raynel Approach March 2017.jpg Raynel Drive, LS16 6BS Church of England 1965 Octagonal in form, funded by the Leeds Church Extension Society

Killingbeck[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Killingbeck Cemetery Chapel Killingbeck Cemetery Chapel 02 17 August 2017.jpg York Road Roman Catholic Located at centre of Killingbeck Cemetery. The cemetery was established by the Catholic Burial Board in 1895.[186]

Kirkstall[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Vesper Road - geograph.org.uk - 665485.jpg Vesper Road, LS5 3NX Mormon
Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG Walter Street 2016.jpg 15-17 Walter Street LS4 2BB Pentecostal Also known as the Everlasting Father's Assembly, and the building as the Land of Mercy.
St Stephen's Church, Kirkstall St stephens kirkstall.jpg Morris Lane, LS5 3HF Church of England II 1829 Situated on high ground overlooking Kirkstall Abbey.

Kippax[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Kippax Methodist Church [187] Kippax Methodist Church - Chapel Lane - geograph.org.uk - 740937.jpg Chapel Lane LS25 7HA Methodist 1970s The church is part of the Aire and Calder Methodist Circuit.[188] The current building replaced the now-demolished Wesleyan Chapel on the opposite side of the road.
St Mary's Church Kippax, St Mary's Church - geograph.org.uk - 228027.jpg Leeds Road LS25 7HF Church of England I 1125 Extensive 19th century restoration; part of the Team Benefice of Allerton Bywater, Kippax and Swillington. The church contains the remains of an Anglo-Danish Cross shaft.[189]

Lincoln Green[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Achiever's Faith [190] Lincoln Green Achievers Faith 2016.jpg Cherry Row, LS9 7LY Pentecostal 2006 The chapel is a room above the cafes
Lincoln Green Mosque [191] Lincoln Green Mosque Nov 2016.jpg Cherry Row, LS9 7LY Sunni Islam 2009 The mosque is located by the junction with Lincoln Road

Little London[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Souls' Church All Souls Blackman Lane 2010.jpg Blackman Lane, LS7 1LW Church of England II* 1880 Built by public subscription in one of the poorest districts of Leeds, and designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott.[192]
Little London Community Centre Little London Community Centre 23 May 2017.jpg Oatland Lane, LS7 1SP Evangelical Resurrection Power of Jesus Ministry meets on Fridays and Sundays.[193]

Mabgate[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
New City of David Ministries New City Mabgate.jpg 62 Mabgate LS9 7DZ Nondenominational Christian
United Church of the Kingdom of God UCKG Regent St 5 May 2018.jpg 12 Regent Street LS2 7QA Nondenominational Christian 2015[194]
Wings of Refuge Ministries Wings of Refuge Ministries 18 April 2018.jpg 22 Regent Street LS2 7QA Nondenominational Christian

Meanwood[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Holy Trinity Church [195] HolyTrinityMeanwood.jpg Church Lane LS6 4NP Church of England II 1864 Meanwood Methodist Church now also worships at Holy Trinity Church.[196]
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah Stainbeck 1.jpg Stainbeck Road LS7 2QY Jehovah's Witnesses
Meanwood Methodist Church MeanwoodMethChurch.jpg Monkbridge Road, junction with Green Road Methodist II 1881, extended 1886 [197] Formerly part of the Leeds South and West Methodist circuit, the church was closed in October 2014 and the church community now worships at Holy Trinity Church in Meanwood.[196] The building is now used by the Iglesia ni Cristo church.[198]
Meanwood Valley Baptist Church MVUF Epicentre 12 September 2018 1.jpg c/o Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, Sugarwell Road, Meanwood LS7 2QG Baptist The church meets at Meanwood Valley Urban Farm Epicentre most Sunday mornings.[199]
Stainbeck United Reformed Church [200] Stainbeck Church 1.jpg Stainbeck Road
LS7 2PP
United Reformed Church 1931 By the corner with Stainbeck Lane. Part of the Leeds Mission and Care Group of URC churches.[201]

Methley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Methley Methodist Church [202] Methley Methodist Church April 2017.jpg Main Street, Mickletown, LS26 9JE Methodist 1888 The church is part of the Aire and Calder Methodist Circuit.[188]
Saint Oswald's Church St Oswald Methley 28 April 2017 02.jpg Church Side, LS26 9BJ Church of England I 14th century Parish church. Formerly had a spire, but this was removed for safety in 1937.[203]

Micklefield[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Mary the Virgin St. Mary the Virgin Church, Micklefield (22nd March 2014) 003.JPG Old Great North Road LS25 4AG Church of England 1861 Located in the northern part of the village known as "Old Micklefield". Part of the benefice of Aberford with Micklefield [204] and the Sherburn in Elmet Group of Parishes.[205] The church has a memorial to the 63 victims of the Peckfield Colliery disaster and a plaque dedicated to the victims' widows. On the site of a former Chapel of Ease, demolished 1860.[206]

Middleton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Middleton Baptist Church Middleton Park Baptist Church - geograph.org.uk - 838847.jpg Middleton Park Avenue Baptist The church is situated on Middleton Park Avenue in the heart of the Middleton council estate.
St. Cross Church St Cross Church - geograph.org.uk - 838851.jpg Middleton Park Avenue Church of England 1933 Funded by the Leeds Church Extension Society, the church was opened in 1933 to serve the new Middleton council estate. In 1935 it became a separate parish rather than a mission church of St. Mary's.
St. Mary the Virgin Church Middleton Church.JPG Town Street Church of England II 1846 The church was completed in 1846; prior to that Middleton was in the parish of Rothwell.
St Phillip's Church St Philip's Roman Catholic Church, Middleton, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 258506.jpg St Philip's Avenue Catholic The church is part of the parish of St. Margaret Clitherow and situated on St. Philip's Avenue to the north of the Estate.

Moortown and Moor Allerton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Baab-ul-Ilm Mosque Baab ul ilm 16 july 2017.jpg 166 Shadwell Lane
LS17 8AD
Muslim 2004 Name means "Gateway to Knowledge" and incorporates facilities for prayers, educational and social activities.[207] Next door to the Lubavitch Centre and opposite the UHC synagogue.
Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue [208] Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue 2016.jpg 399 Street Lane
LS17 6HQ
Orthodox Judaism 1969 Previously located at Templar Street in the original Jewish quarter in Leeds (1874), then in St. Alban's Street until 1886, then in Upper Hope Street, then moved to Newton Road, Chapeltown (1937), then to current location in 1969.[209]
Etz Chaim Synagogue EtzChaimLS17.jpg 411 Harrogate Road
LS17 7BY
Reform Judaism 1981 Architect: Stuart Leventhall
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church - Harrogate Road - geograph.org.uk - 586310.jpg 294 Harrogate Road
LS17 6LE
Roman Catholic 1959 Immaculate Heart parish was the first new parish to be established in Leeds after the Second World War. Two mass centres, the Queen's Arms in Harrogate Road and the Corner House Social Club in Moortown, were previously in use and from 1945 The Grange, now part of St Gemma's Hospice, was used. The present church was consecrated in 1959.[210] Now part of the Parish of Saint John Mary Vianney [10]
Iqra Centre [211] IQRA Centre 04 June 2017.jpg 4-6 Carr Manor Crescent
LS17 5DH
Muslim 2001 A branch of UK Islamic Mission.[212]
Lingfield Centre Lingfield Centre 01 30 August 2017.jpg Lingfield Hill LS17 7EJ Muslim 2016 Community centre including Prayer Room for 70 worshippers.[213]
Lubavitch Centre [214] Lubavitch 02 Leeds 18 June 2017.jpg 168 Shadwell Lane
LS17 8AD
Orthodox Judaism 1986 Opened as a cultural centre here in 1986. Date of commencement as a synagogue not known.[215] Notable for its large Hanukkah menorah.
Moortown Baptist Church [216] MoortownBaptist.jpg 204 King Lane
LS17 6AA
Baptist Corner of King Lane and Stonegate Road
Moortown Methodist Church Centre [217] Showers of Mercy Leeds 2016 view 01.jpg Alderton Rise
LS17 5LH
Currently used by Showers of Mercy Ministries International,[218] Lighthouse Chapel and Leeds Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church.[219] 1953 [220] Not used for Methodist services since September 2015.[221] The North Leeds Foodbank used the premises for food distribution until February 2019.[222]
St John the Evangelist Church [223] StJohnsMoortown01.jpg Harrogate Road
LS17 7BZ
Church of England II 1853 Part of the Moor Allerton and Shadwell Team Ministry.[9]
St Stephen's Church St Stephens Church 14 May 2017 sunny.jpg Cranmer Road LS17 5PX Church of England 1954 The church is situated off King Lane and was built to serve the Moor Allerton council estate. Part of the Moor Allerton and Shadwell parish and served by the Moor Allerton and Shadwell Team Ministry.[224]
UHC Synagogue UHC Shadwell Lane 2016 02.jpg 151 Shadwell Lane
LS17 8DW
Orthodox Judaism 1986 Formerly the United Hebrew Congregation Leeds synagogue[225]

Morley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Central Methodist Church [226] Central Methodist Church - Wesley Street - geograph.org.uk - 452444.jpg Wesley Street Methodist II 1862 The church, originally known as Queen Street Wesleyan Methodist Church,[227] forms part of the North Kirklees and Morley Methodist Circuit
Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Bridge Street - geograph.org.uk - 668951.jpg Bridge Street Mormon
Newlands Methodist Church [228] Newlands Methodist Church Morley March 2017.jpg Albert Drive, LS27 8SE Methodist The church forms part of the North Kirklees and Morley Methodist Circuit
St Andrew's Church [229] St Andrew's Church - St Andrew's Avenue - geograph.org.uk - 668915.jpg St Andrew's Avenue, Bruntcliffe Church of England 1891 [230] Part of the benefice of Morley.[231]
St Francis of Assisi Church Morley, St Francis of Assisi R.C. Church - geograph.org.uk - 228716.jpg Corporation Street, Morley Roman Catholic Part of the Parish of St William of York and the Leeds South West Deanery.[232]
St Mary in the Woods Church St Mary's in the Wood United Reformed Church - rear view - geograph.org.uk - 452843.jpg Troy Road United Reformed II 1878
St Paul's Church St Paul's Church - South Queen Street - geograph.org.uk - 452473.jpg South Queen Street Church of England
St Peter's Church Morley, St Peter's Church - geograph.org.uk - 228717.jpg Rooms Lane Church of England II 1840s The church is a commissioners' church.

New Farnley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St James' and St Michael's Church [233] St James' Church, New Farnley - Whitehall Road - geograph.org.uk - 648607.jpg Whitehall Road LS12 5AA Church of England 1959 Image shows St James' church, which is now a multi-purpose community building including St James' and St Michael's church services. Part of the Benefice of Wortley and Farnley.

Osmondthorpe[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Philip's Church St Philip's Osmondthorpe 17 July 2017.jpg 86 Osmondthorpe Lane, LS9 9EF Church of England 1933 Architect F. L. Charlton. Early English style: brick facings over reinforced concrete arched trusses. Awarded the RIBA West Yorkshire Medal in 1936.[163] The altar and interior woodwork are by Robert Thompson, the 'Mouseman'.

Otley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Saints' Church All Saints Otley exterior 01 7 August 2017.jpg Kirkgate, Otley Church of England I The 'Navvies Monument', a monument to the navvies who died building the Bramhope Tunnel, is situated outside the church.
Bethel Church [234] Bethel Church Hall - Myers Croft - geograph.org.uk - 1178878.jpg Bethel Church Hall, Myers Croft, Otley LS21 3JG Evangelical Part of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches and the Yorkshire Gospel Partnership. The church meets at the Chevin Community Centre on a Sunday morning and at Bethel Church Hall on a Sunday evening.[235]
Bridge Street United Reformed Church [236] Otley Bridge Church 01 7 August 2017.jpg Bridge Street, Otley United Reformed II 1899 [237] The church was a Congregational Church, known as the Duncan Cathedral, prior to the formation of the United Reformed Church in 1972.[238]
Cross Green Gospel Hall Gospel Hall, Cross Green, Otley - geograph.org.uk - 694074.jpg Cross Green, Otley Brethren This was originally a Quaker Meeting House built in the 1890s.
Otley Methodist Church [239] Otley Methodist Church - Boroughgate - geograph.org.uk - 468904.jpg Boroughgate, Otley Methodist II[240] The church is part of the Wharfedale and Aireborough Circuit [54]
Otley Spiritualist Church Spiritualist Church - New Market - geograph.org.uk - 1207645.jpg New Market, Otley Spiritualist The church is situated on New Market.
Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Church Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Church - viewed from Manor Square - geograph.org.uk - 1178778.jpg Bridge Street, Otley Roman Catholic
Salvation Army worship and community halls [241] Salvation Army Worship and Community Halls - New Market - geograph.org.uk - 1178791.jpg New Market, Otley Salvation Army

Oulton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Oulton Methodist Church Oulton Methodist Church 2016.jpg 63 Aberford Road LS26 8HS Methodist 1860
St John the Evangelist's Church St John's Church - Oulton - geograph.org.uk - 404415.jpg Leeds Road LS26 8JU Church of England II* 1829 Currently (2018) not in use due to water damage, but under repair.[242]

Pool-in-Wharfedale[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church The Methodist Church, Pool-in-Wharfedale - geograph.org.uk - 722547.jpg Main Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale Methodist The church is part of the Wharfedale and Aireborough Circuit.[54]
St Wilfrid's Church Pool in Wharfedale Church.jpg Main Street, Pool-in-Wharfedale Church of England II 1840s.

Potternewton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Harehills Lane Baptist Church HarehillsLaneBaptistChurch1.jpg Harehills Lane, LS8 4HA Baptist 1928
St Martin's Church StMartinsPotter2.jpg St Martin's View LS7 3LB Church of England II 1881 The church was designed by Park Row-based architectural consultants Adams and Kelly and built between 1879 and 1881.
Three Hierarchs Church ThreeHierarchsLeeds.jpg Harehills Avenue, LS8 4HD Greek Orthodox (formerly Methodist) II 1906

Pudsey[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Kingdom Hall Kingdom Hall, Richardshaw Lane 2 September 2017.jpg Richardshaw Lane Jehovah's Witnesses West side, on the corner with Primrose Hill.
Pudsey United Reformed Church Pudsey URC 2 September 2017.jpg School Street
LS28 8PN
United Reformed Church
St Andrew's Church [243] St Andrew, Robin Lane, Pudsey.jpg Robin Lane Methodist 1901 The church is part of the Leeds South and West Circuit and was originally a Primitive Methodist church.
St Joseph's Church St Joseph's Catholic Church - The Lanes - geograph.org.uk - 374256.jpg The Lanes Roman Catholic The church is of twentieth century build and is situated on the Lanes, away from the centre of Pudsey.
St Lawrence and St. Paul's Church [244] Pudsey Parish Church 01 2 September 2017.jpg Church Lane LS28 8BE Church of England II 1821 The church is Pudsey parish church and a Commissioners' church

Rawdon[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Friends Meeting House (Quaker) Friends House Rawdon 11 May 2017.jpg Quakers Lane, LS19 6HU Society of Friends II 1697
St Peter's Church St Peter's Church Rawdon path 11 May 2017.jpg Town Street, LS19 6QZ Church of England II 1684
Trinity Church Trinity Church - New Road Side, Rawdon - geograph.org.uk - 686850.jpg Aireborough New Road Side, LS19 6QZ Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed II 1846 This church is the former Benton Congregational Church (1846), being renamed in 1972 by the three groups who now share it.[245]

Richmond Hill[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Christ Temple of Worship Church [246] Christ Temple of Worship Shannon St 15 August 2017.jpg 20 Shannon Street
LS9 8SS
Pentecostal
Deeper Life Bible Church Deeper Life Bible Church Leeds 15 August 2017.jpg 18 Shannon Road
LS9 8SS
Evangelical 2006 Began as a group at the University of Leeds in 1991, then used various rooms, getting its own premises in 2006.[247]
Newbourne Methodist Church [248] Newbourne Mathodist Church RH Leeds.jpg Upper Accommodation Road, LS9 8JL Methodist 1971 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit (formerly Leeds East Circuit),[30]) and is also used by God's International Deliverance Church (GIDC) for services conducted in Ghanaian
St Saviour Church St Saviour 5 November 2016.jpg Ellerby Road Church of England I 1845

Rothwell[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Holy Trinity Church Church of the Holy Trinity - geograph.org.uk - 1294359.jpg Wood Lane Rothwell Church of England II 1873 There has been a church since 1150, but the current building dates mainly from 1873.[249]
Rothwell Baptist Church Rothwell Baptist Church - Haigh Road - geograph.org.uk - 507604.jpg Wood Lane, LS26 0PG Baptist Between Wood Lane and Haigh Road. A hall has existed there for over 90 years, but the present building dates from 2008.[250]
Rothwell Methodist Church [251] Rothwell Methodist Church - Butcher Hill - geograph.org.uk - 507625.jpg Butcher Hill, LS26 0DB Methodist The church is part of the Aire and Calder Methodist Circuit.[188]
St Mary's Church St Mary's Catholic Church - Park Lane - geograph.org.uk - 507612.jpg 40 Park Lane, LS26 0ES Roman Catholic

Roundhay[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Lidgett Lane Community Centre Lidgett Lane Community Centre April 2017 01.jpg Lidgett Lane Community Centre, Lidgett Lane, LS17 6QP Nondenominational Christianity All Nations Community Church uses a room in the Community Centre on Sundays.[252]
Lidgett Park Methodist Church [253] Lidgett Park Methodist Church April 2017.jpg Lidgett Place, LS8 1HS Methodist II 1926 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit and the Circuit Office is based there.[7] The church produces a monthly magazine called The Link.[254] Ecumenical partnerships in place with St Edmunds and St Andrews.
Oakwood Church Roundhay Methodist.JPG Springwood Road LS8 2QA Methodist and Church of England 1986 A Methodist-Anglican Partnership, joint with St John's Church of England Parish, in the Methodist church building (formerly Roundhay Methodist Church) since 1 December 2013.[255] Part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit[256]
Roundhay Parochial Hall Roundhay Parochial Hall 2012.jpg Fitzroy Drive, LS8 4AB Muslim and Evangelical 1928 Hosts worship by the Ahmadiyyah Muslim Association UK on Fridays and Roundhay Evangelical Church on Sundays.[257]
Quaker Meeting House [258] Quaker House Street Lane LS17 2016.jpg 136 Street Lane LS8 2BW Quaker 1957 Converted bungalow (1931)
Sinai Synagogue Sinai Synagogue Roundhay LS8 2AN.jpg Roman Avenue LS8 2AN Reform Judaism 1960 Designed by Halpern & Associates of London. Extended 1985.
St Andrew's Church St Andrews Roundhay LS8 1DU.jpg Shaftsbury Avenue LS8 1DS United Reformed II 1908 In ecumenical partnership with Lidgett Park Methodist Church.[253] Part of the Leeds Mission and Care Group (URC) and the Leeds Dementia Alliance.[259]
St Edmund's Church St Edmunds Roundhay LS8 1JN.jpg Lidgett Park Road LS8 1JN Church of England II 1910 In ecumenical partnership with Lidgett Park Methodist Church.[253]
Third Church of Christ, Scientist ChristScientistLeeds3.jpg Devonshire Croft, Devonshire Lane, LS8 1AY Christian Science 1990s

Scholes[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Scholes Methodist Church [260] Scholes Methodist Church, Main Street, Scholes (18th January 2014) 002.JPG Main Street LS15 4DJ Methodist 1879 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit,[7] formerly Leeds East Circuit.[30]
St Philip's Church [261] Scholes St Philip's Church 03 May 2017.jpg Main Street LS15 4DJ Church of England 1966

Scott Hall[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Potternewton Centre Potternewton Centre 10 Mar 2019.jpg Potternewton View
LS7 2DW
Baptist Used by Chapel Allerton Baptist Church (Chapel A) as its Sunday venue since 2017; previously the church met at Chapel Allerton Primary School. Chapel A is part of the Yorkshire Baptist Association and the Baptist Union of Great Britain.[262]
Scott Hall Church Scott Hall Church Feb 2017.jpg 9 Scott Hall Grove, LS7 3JH Evangelical 1970s Previously Scott Hall Christian Fellowship

Seacroft[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church of the Ascension Church of the Ascension - Ironwood Approach, Seacroft - geograph.org.uk - 893946.jpg Ironwood Approach LS14 6EW Forward in Faith 1961 It is still owned by the Church of England although they have vacated it as of January 2012 (reducing their number of churches on the estate from three to two). It is now used by Forward in Faith.
Our Lady of Good Counsel LadyOfGoodCounselLeeds.jpg Kentmere Avenue LS14 6QY Roman Catholic 1954
Seacroft Congregational Church SeacroftCongChurch.jpg 134 Brooklands Avenue LS14 6RS United Reformed 1951 Seacroft Congregational Church is on Brooklands Avenue and was built in 1951 along with the surrounding estate.
Seacroft Methodist Church [263] Seacroft Methodist Church 14 Sep 2017.jpg 1081 York Road LS14 6JB Methodist 1980 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit, formerly Leeds East Circuit.[30] The new church was built as an extension to the 1874 building, which is now used by Chapel FM.[264] A community organisation, South Seacroft Friends and Neighbours shares the use of the premises.[265]
St James' Church St James's Church, Seacroft - geograph.org.uk - 140201.jpg Seacroft Green LS14 6JJ Church of England II 1846 It sits on the village green and dates from the area's days as a village before the development of the Seacroft estate.
St Richard's Church St Richards Church - viewed from Ramshead Hill (geograph 3985505).jpg Kentmere Avenue LS14 1BN Church of England c1950s The church is situated on the corner of Kentmere Avenue and Ramshead Hill. Along with St Paul's at Whinmoor it forms part of the Parish of St James.

Shadwell[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Shadwell Methodist Church Shadwell Methodist Church 14 June 2017.jpg Main Street, LS17 8HN Methodist 1892 The original chapel (1814) is now the library.
St Paul's Church Shadwell12StPaul.jpg Main Street LS17 8HD Church of England II 1842 Part of the Moor Allerton and Shadwell Team Ministry.[9]

Sheepscar[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
His Majesties House [266] Ramgarhia Sports Centre Nov 2016.jpg 8-10 Chapeltown Road Non-denominational Meets at Ramgarhia Sports Centre on Sunday afternoons, entrance is on Roundhay Road
Leeds Central Seventh-day Adventist Church [267] 7th Day Adventist Meanwood Rd 04 June 2017 02.jpg 169 Meanwood Rd LS7 1JW Seventh-day Adventist (1894) Originally a Primitive Methodist Chapel, which was opened in 1894 [268]
Mountain of Fire and Miracles [269] Mountain of Fire Roseville Road 2016.jpg 62B Roseville Road LS8 5DR Non-denominational [270] Part of Mountain of Fire and Miracles International
Redeemed Christian Church of God Power Connections Church [271] Redeemed Christian Church of God Meanwood 2016.jpg 236 Meanwood Road LS7 2AH Evangelical
The Redeemed Evangelical Mission - City of Praise [272] TREM Mission.jpg 5 Sheepscar Court LS7 2BB Evangelical Formerly at 12 Sheepscar Street South

Stanningley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St John's Methodist Church St John's Methodist Church - Stanningley - geograph.org.uk - 503085.jpg Bright Street
LS28 6NJ
Methodist 1886
St Thomas' Church St Thomas, Stanningley 2 (4622146867).jpg Town Street
LS28 6NB
Church of England II 1841
The Oak Church [273] Oak Church, Stanningley 1 September 2017.jpg 54, Bradford Road
LS28 6EF
Evangelical 2015 Part of Mosaic Church, Leeds. A weekly foodbank also operates from the church building.[274]

Swarcliffe[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Gregory's Church St Gregory RC Church Swarcliffe April 2017 01.jpg Swarcliffe Drive, LS14 5AW Roman Catholic 1970 [275] Since 2011 the church has been part of the parish of Blessed John Henry Newman.[112]
Swarcliffe Baptist Church Swarcliffe Baptist Church April 2017 01.jpg Mill Green Road, LS14 5JU Baptist 1970s Corner of Mill Green Road and Mill Green Place. Part wooden and part brick.

Swillington[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Mary's Church [276] St Marys, Swillington. - geograph.org.uk - 96091.jpg Wakefield Road, LS26 8DS Church of England II c. 1360 [276] Part of the Team Benefice of Allerton Bywater, Kippax and Swillington.

Swinnow[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Christ the Saviour Church [277] Christ the Saviour Church - Swinnow Lane - geograph.org.uk - 450820.jpg 1 Swinnow Walk, LS13 4NP Church of England 1959 Part of the parish of St Thomas, Stanningley
St Mark's Methodist Church [278] St Mark's Methodist Church - Swinnow Lane - geograph.org.uk - 450844.jpg Swinnow Lane LS13 4RG Methodist Part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit

Thorner[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Peter's Church St Peter Church and Yard, Thorner.jpg Church View, LS14 3ED Church of England II* 15th century
Thorner Methodist Church [279] Thorner Methodist Church, Main Street, Thorner (7th December 2013).JPG Main Street, LS14 3BU Methodist 1985 The church is part of the Leeds North and East Methodist Circuit [7]

Thorp Arch[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Saints' Church All Saints' Church, Thorp Arch - geograph.org.uk - 51547.jpg Church Causeway
LS23 7AH
Church of England II 12th century The church is situated on Church Causeway outside of the village. It is of twelfth century origin, although most of the building dates from its restoration by George Edmund Street in 1871-72. Part of the Lower Wharfe Group of Parishes.[280]
HM Prison Wealstun Church Causeway
LS23 7AZ
Non-denominational 2005 The chapel was dedicated on 1 November 2005.[281]

Walton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Peter's Church St. Peter's Church, Walton, Leeds (24th May 2016) 010.jpg Main Street, LS23 7DJ Church of England II* St. Peter's, in the Parish of Lower Wharfe,[282] is part of the Benefice of Bramham in the Diocese of York. The church is believed to have been built in the year 1350.[283]

Weetwood[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Hollin House Hollin House 11 Mar 2019 1.jpg Weetwood Avenue
LS16 5NG [284]
Church of England Home and office of the Bishop of Leeds: the chapel is occasionally available for use by church groups.[285]

West Park[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church of the Assumption of Our Lady Catholic Church of the Assumption of Our Lady - Spen Lane - geograph.org.uk - 665387.jpg Spen Lane, LS16 5EL Roman Catholic 1957 Part of the parish of Our Lady of Kirkstall [171]
St Andrew the Apostle St Andrew the Apostle Butcher Hill 04 May 2017.jpg Butcher Hill, Moor Grange, LS16 5HQ Church of England 1968 On the corner of Butcher Hill and Old Oak Drive; part of the parish of St Mary, Hawksworth Wood and served by the Abbeylands Team Ministry
West Park United Reformed Church West Park URC 10 May 2017.jpg Spen Lane, LS16 5BB United Reformed Church 1937 On the corner of Spen Lane and West Park Drive. Formerly West Park Congregational Church.[286]

Wetherby[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Church on the Corner St James Church on the Corner - Hallfield Lane - geograph.org.uk - 1173954.jpg Hallfield Estate, Wetherby Church of England 1873 The Church on the Corner is a Church of England place of worship in the grounds of Wetherby Cemetery. It was originally a mortuary chapel. It is situated next to a near-identical chapel of rest.
St James' Church St James' Church, Wetherby (15th April 2013) 003.JPG Church Street, Wetherby
53°55′47″N 1°23′11″W / 53.9298°N 1.3864°W / 53.9298; -1.3864 (St. James' Church, Wetherby)
Church of England II 1842 St James' Church is Wetherby's parish church and the largest church structure in the town.
St Joseph's Church St Joseph's Church, Westgate, Wetherby in the snow (21st January 2013).JPG Westgate, Wetherby Catholic 1882 Its extension in 1987 won the Leeds Prize for architecture that year.
Wetherby Methodist Church [287] Wetherby Methodist Church (31st March 2014).JPG Bank Street, Wetherby Methodist 1829 Replaced earlier chapels on North Street (now demolished) and Victoria Street (now converted to commercial premises). The church is part of the Tadcaster Circuit.[288] It was refurbished in 2012.
Wetherby Salvation Army Church Salvation Army Church, Wetherby High School, Wetherby (24th December 2018) 001.jpg Campus of Wetherby High School, Hallfield Lane, Wetherby Salvation Army The buildings were formerly part of HMS Ceres.

Whitkirk[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
St Mary's Church St Mary's Church Whitkirk Leeds.jpg Selby Road, LS15 0AA Church of England I 15th Century Parish Church.

Woodhouse[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Ahlulbayt Cultural Centre ADP House Hanover Square 25 Feb 2018 1.jpg 35 Hanover Square, LS3 1BQ Islam Shia Formerly Hanover Square Methodist Chapel (1847).[289] Main Iraq/Iranian mosque in Leeds
Blenheim Baptist Church [290] Blenheim Baptist Church 8 March 2010 entrance.jpg Blackman Lane LS2 9ER Baptist Located at the base of Broadcast Tower, also known as "The Rusty Building", which is part of Leeds Beckett University. Replaced previous church building which closed in 2007. Twinned with First Baptist Church of Richardson, Texas.[291]
Cemetery Lodge Leeds Uni Cemetery Lodge 25 August 2017.jpg Off Clarendon Road on the University of Leeds campus Muslim II The building contains a Muslim Prayer Room for the North side of the campus.
Central Leeds (Carlton Hill) Meeting [292] Quaker Meeting House Woodhouse 12 July 2017.jpg 188 Woodhouse Lane
LS2 9DX
Society of Friends 1987 [293] Replaced the former Carlton Hill Meeting House lower down Woodhouse Lane, which is now part of Leeds Metropolitan University
Claire Chapel Claire Chapel interior 24 August 2017.jpg Emmanuel Centre, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane Christian While the building in which it is housed is a former church, it is not as a whole a place of worship. However a small chapel has been constructed making use of one of the stained glass windows.
Conference Auditorium Leeds Uni Conf 27 August 2017.jpg University of Leeds, Willow Terrace Road Muslim This facility of the University provides a Muslim Prayer Room for the South side of the campus
Gateway Church Gateway Church, Leeds 12 July 2017.jpg St Mark's Church, St Mark's Street, LS2 9AF Evangelical II 2014 Built as a Church of England Commissioners' Church in 1826, became redundant in 2005+. The church was used as the 'Parish Church of St Matthew' in The Beiderbecke Affair. Renovated and used for Gateway Church and functions including exams for the University of Leeds.
Greater World Sanctuary Number 14 Clarendon Road, Leeds 7 May 2018 1.jpg 14 Clarendon Road, LS2 9NN Spiritualist II Grade II listed 19th century residence adapted for worship.
The Mount Faith Centre The Mount Faith Centre Leeds 27 November 2018.jpg The Mount, 44 Hyde Terrace LS2 9LN[294] Christian Part of an NHS building providing inpatient and outpatient care related to mental health. Open to all for prayer and reflection, but Christian symbols and Communion is held there, according to a notice.

Woodlesford[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
All Saints' Church All Saints Church - Church Street, Woodlesford - geograph.org.uk - 841909.jpg Pottery Lane, Woodlesford Church of England II 1870 Due to flooding at St. John's Church, Oulton, Sunday morning worship has temporarily moved to All Saints Parish Hall in Woodlesford.[295]
Woodlesford Methodist Church [296] Woodlesford Methodist Church - Church Street - geograph.org.uk - 841917.jpg Church Street, Woodlesford Methodist 1817 The church is part of the Aire and Calder Methodist Circuit,[188] formerly part of the Rothwell Circuit.[297]

Wortley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Holy Family Catholic Church Holy Family Catholic Church, Wortley 16 July 2017.jpg Green Lane, LS12 1HU Catholic 1895 Gothic Revival red brick with slate roof by John Kelly.
Lower Wortley Methodist Church [298] Lower Wortley Methodist Church - Branch Road - geograph.org.uk - 573208.jpg Branch Road, Lower Wortley, LS12 4RN Methodist 1884 Built as a United Methodist Free Church. It acts as a distribution centre for the Leeds North and West Foodbank.[299]

Yeadon[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Notes
Brethren's Meeting Room Brethren's Meeting Room, Gill Lane Yeadon Jan 2108.jpg Gill Lane LS19 7DD Plymouth Brethren Also called Gospel Hall.
New Life Community Church New Life Community Church, Yeadon Jan 2018.jpg Haw Lane, LS19 7XQ Evangelical II 1891 Formerly St Andrew's C of E parish church, built by Thomas Healey of Bradford in 1891 in Arts and Crafts Perpendicular style.[300]
St John the Evangelist Church St John the Evangelist - Church Street (geograph 2868983).jpg Barcroft Grove, Church of England 1844[301] The church is a Commissioners' church with a grant of £300 designed by Walker Rawsthorne and completed in 1844. The chancel was added in 1893.
St Peter and Paul Church St Peter and St Paul RC Church, New Road, Yeadon - geograph.org.uk - 100719.jpg New Road, Yeadon Catholic 1955[302]
Yeadon Methodist Church Yeadon Methodist Church 29 Jan 2018.jpg Chapel Hill, LS19 7RG Methodist 1875[301] The church is part of the Wharfedale and Aireborough Circuit [54]

Former places of worship[edit]

Aberford[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Aberford Methodist Church Aberford Methodist Church 14 June 2017.jpg Main Street South, LS25 3DA Methodist 1912 Replaced 1814 chapel. Sold in 2017 as a house
Gascoigne Almshouses Aberford Almshouses 14 June 2017.jpg Bunker Hill, LS25 3DF II 1845 1976 (Now Priory Park) The almshouses had a residents' chapel at the south end (left of picture).[303][304]
Lotherton Hall Chapel The Chapel, Lotherton Hall - geograph.org.uk - 1222161.jpg Collier Lane, Aberford 1830 Twelfth century Norman chapel in the grounds of Lotherton Hall, which was in use until 1830 and renovated between 1913 and 1917, when it was used as part of a Voluntary Aid Detachment hospital.[305]

Alwoodley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St Barnabas's Church St Barnabas Church Hall, Alwoodley 2012.jpg The View, LS17 7NA Church of England 1930s 1963 Now used as a church hall; a new church was built alongside (left of this picture).[306]
St Paul's Church St Paul's Church Hall Alwoodley Sep 2016.jpg Buckstone Crescent, off King Lane Roman Catholic 1953 1996 Now used as a church hall; a new church was built alongside (behind in this picture).

Armley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Branch Road Methodist Chapel 1877 Baltic Supermarket Branch Road 16 July 2017.jpg Branch Road, LS12 3AQ Methodist 1877 1905 The grey building on the left is the original, architect Thomas Howell. Replacement chapel to the right. The white addition is the entrance when it was converted to a cinema in 1910. Later a laundry, then a supermarket, currently unused.[163]
Branch Road Methodist Chapel 1905 [307] Armley Primitive Methodist Branch Rd 2 July 2017.jpg 2 Branch Road, LS12 3AQ Methodist II 1905 Replaced the chapel next door up the hill. On junction with Stanningley Road. Mike's Carpets (now MC Carpets) since 1979
Church of the Ascension Armley Church of the Ascension 2 July 2017.jpg 115 Heights Drive, LS12 3TG Church of England 1962 Most recent use as Family of God church
Methodist Free Church, Hall Lane Armley Congregational Church, Hall Lane 2 July 2017.jpg Hall Lane Methodist 1897 Later Armley Congregational Church, now flats.
Methodist Free Church, Hall Road Armley Methodist Free Church 2 July 2017.jpg Colton Street / Hall Road Methodist 1900 Corner of Colton Street (left) and Hall Road (right)
Southfield Primitive Methodist Chapel Southfield Chapel 26 June 2017.jpg Wesley Road, LS12 1UL Methodist 1875 [308] Part of the former Leeds Sixth Circuit of the Primitive Methodist Church [309] and one of the chapels used when the Primitive Methodist Conference came to Leeds in 1898.[308] Now in commercial use.

Barwick-in-Elmet[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament Keswick Lane church 24 May 2019.jpg Keswick Lane Roman Catholic 2010[310]

Beeston[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Beeston Methodist Church Beeston Methodist Church - Town Street - geograph.org.uk - 627684.jpg Town Street
LS11 8RB
Methodist 1866 Capacity 540 persons. This church replaced an earlier Wesleyan chapel in 1866.[311]
Church of Holy Spirit Church of the Holy Spirit - Tempest Road - geograph.org.uk - 560536.jpg Tempest Road,
Beeston Hill LS11
Church of England II November 1905 [312] May 2012 [313] Anglo-Catholic, previously listed as the Parish Church of the Holy Trinity.[314]
St David's Church St David's Church - Dewsbury Road - geograph.org.uk - 560478.jpg Dewsbury Road Church of England 1961 22 November 2015 [315] Designed by Geoffrey Davey. The church and adjoining church hall have been sold with potential for residential development.[316]

Bramham[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Bramham Methodist Church Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bramham - geograph.org.uk - 306194.jpg Low Way
LS23 6QT
Methodist 1906 2010 Originally a Primitive Methodist chapel before the unification of the Methodist Church of Great Britain.[317] Now two dwellings.

Burley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St Margaret of Antioch Church Left Bank, Cardigan Road 22 July 2018 1.jpg Cardigan Road, Burley Church of England II* 1909 1995 Architect Temple Moore. John Betjeman knew and admired the building. Now home to a group of artists called Left Bank Leeds. The church previously occupied a temporary iron building built in 1898.[318]

Burmantofts[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St Patrick's St Patrick's Rider Street 2009.jpg New York Road / Rider Street, Leeds LS9 7DP Catholic II* 1891 2001 Replaced by the new St. Patrick's Church on Torre Road

Chapel Allerton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Chapel Allerton Methodist Church MethodistChapelAllerton.jpg Town Street, Chapel Allerton Methodist 1878 1983 This church has been replaced by the 1983 Methodist Church also on Town Street. The former church now serves as a 'church centre'.

Chapeltown[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
House of Faith House of Faith Leopold Street.jpg 21 Leopold Street, LS7 4DA Jewish, Islam 1952 1974 Blue Plaque reads: "Built soon after 1860 for residents of the affluent middle class suburb, in 1924 it became a Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, and from 1952 to 1960 the Sinai Reform Synagogue. From 1961 to 1974, as the Jinnah Mosque, it was the first mosque in Leeds." It is now flats.
New Synagogue Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Chapeltown Road, Leeds - geograph.org.uk - 108563.jpg 98 Chapeltown Road, LS7 4BH Jewish II 1929 1985 Byzantine style designed by J Stanley Wright of Albion Street, once the most popular synagogue in Leeds.[319] Now occupied by the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. On closure some of the fittings were removed to the new synagogue in Shadwell Lane, Leeds 17.[320]
Ramgarhia Board Gurdwara 138 Chapeltown Road LS7 2 Feb 2018.jpg 138 Chapeltown Road, LS7 4EE Sikh 1980 1987 Built in 1966 as a social centre for the Ramgarhia community, it was registered as a place of worship in 1980. In 1987 transferred to larger premises at 8/10 Chapeltown Road.[321] Now occupied by a children's nursery.
Union Chapel UnionChapelSikh.jpg 218a, Chapeltown Road, LS7 various II 1887 1999 Originally joint usage by Baptists and Congregationalists. Later let as synagogue then a Hindu temple. From 1960 to 1999 a Sikh temple. Interior destroyed by fire in 2003.[322]

City Centre[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Bridge Street Church Bridge Street Church Leeds LS2 8 March 2017.jpg Bridge Street LS2 Pentecostal 1931 2016 In 1931 replaced earlier churches around the city from 1910. Was itself replaced by the Bridge Community Church, Burmantofts in 2016. [323]
Lady Lane Chapel Templar House, Lady Lane, Leeds (7692421664).jpg Lady Lane LS2 Methodist II 1840 Wesleyan Methodist Association chapel, known as Templar House,[324] designed by James Simpson,[325] later a warehouse, later offices, listed in 1975, currently not in use.[326] As a chapel it reportedly "had space enough for 1,700 worshippers, along with provision for 400 children in a classroom beneath the building".[327] Signage refers to "British Road Services".
Oxford Place Methodist Church [328] Methodist Church, Oxford Place, Leeds 2015.jpg Oxford Place, LS1 3AU Methodist II 1903 8 October 2017 1903 Chapel, became a church in 1980 with some rebuilding. The Leeds Mission Circuit became part of the Leeds South and West Methodist Circuit in September 2015. The premises were shared with Oxford Place Centre, which is to redeveloped as an ethical 70-room hotel with a restaurant and meeting rooms.[329] In May 2017, "the Church Council realised that attempting to maintain a worshipping community over the period of the re-development would be very difficult. The Council, therefore, decided that the church should close. On Sunday, 8th October 2017, the Church held its final services, celebrating 182 years of witness and worship in the centre of Leeds."[330]
Salem Chapel Salem Chapel 4 August 2018 1.jpg Hunslet Lane LS10 1JW United Reformed Church 1791 2001 The Salem Chapel opened in 1791, while the bow front was added in 1906. Leeds United Football Club was founded there in 1919. The chapel closed in 2001 and is now used as an office and conference facility.[331]
St John the Evangelist Church St johns leeds atoach.jpg New Briggate LS2 8JD Church of England I 1634 1975 The architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner refers to St. John's as 'the only church at Leeds of more than local interest'. It was designated redundant on 1 November 1975.

Cross Gates[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Stanks Methodist Church Former Stanks Methodist Church April 2017.jpg Barwick Road LS15 8SQ Methodist, formerly Primitive Methodist [332] 1869 2006[333] Now a residential property.

Farsley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Congregational Chapel Chapel Studios Bradford Rd Farsley 1 September 2017.jpg Bradford Road, LS28 6DA Baptist II 1852 By Lockwood and Mawson. Gothic Revival, Early English lancet style in sandstone, and green-slate[334]
Farsley Baptist Church Farsley Baptist School 1 September 2017.jpg Bryan Street Baptist 1905 2004[126] Viewed from Priesthorpe Road showing the Sunday School extension to the original church. Now a residential property. The congregation now worships in Farsley Community Church.[126]

Garforth[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Dayspring Church Dayspring Church - Main Street - geograph.org.uk - 730649.jpg 62C Main Street, LS25 1AA Evangelical Was open in 2008, but as of 2016 the premises are a beauty salon. The congregation now meets at Garforth library.
Primitive Methodist Chapel SLP College Garforth.jpg 5 Chapel Lane, Garforth, LS25 1AG Primitive Methodist 1877 1932 Earlier chapel on this site from 1821. Amalgamated with Brunswick Chapel on Church Lane 1932 and building went to commercial use. Now a college.[335]

Harehills[edit]

Nam Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Ashley Road Methodist Church Ashley Road Methodist Church - geograph.org.uk - 683407.jpg Ashley Road Methodist 1964 This building is located at the junction of Ashley Road and Ashley Mount. The earlier Ashley Road United Methodist Church was located next door, near the junction with Darfield Crescent.[336]
Congregational Church Mansha Harehills March 2017.jpg Harehills Road Congregational 1901 1985 Originally Congregational, later United Reformed Church.

Harewood[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
All Saints Church HarewoodChurch.jpg Grounds of Harewood House Church of England 1 c. 1410 1977 Taken into the care of the Churches Conservation Trust on 24 October 1978
Harewood Castle Chapel Grounds of Harewood House The chapel is located at third floor level above the castle's portcullis chamber and was entered from the solar room above the Great Hall.[337][338]

Headingley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
First Church of Christ Scientist Leeds First Church of Christ Scientist Leeds - Alma Road, Headingley - geograph.org.uk - 379996.jpg Alma Road Church of Christ, Scientist The church is now used as offices. It had been proposed to demolish it to make way for Leeds' aborted New Generation Transport project.
Headingley Hill Congregational Church City Church Headingley 14 July 2018 1.jpg Headingley Lane, junction with Cumberland Road
LS6 2EB
Congregational Church, later United Reformed Church, later the City Church. II 1864 Built by Cuthbert Brodrick.[339] Used as offices between 1978 and 1996.[340]

Holbeck[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St Matthew's Church Holbeck, St Mattew's Church - geograph.org.uk - 228033.jpg Stocks Hill Church of England II 1830s The building is now St. Matthew's Community Centre. The multi-site Mosaic Church [341] uses the building for a monthly meeting.[342] Much of the housing around it including the high rise flats (with the exception of one block) have been demolished.
Wesleyan Chapel Czar Street
LS11 9PR
Wesleyan Around 1850 The former Wesleyan chapel building became Old Chapel Rehearsal Studios in 1992. The studios are operated by a Community Interest Company and part of Leeds Music Trust.[343] The original red brick chapel was built around 1850 and is not a listed building.[344]

Horsforth[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Providence Chapel Providence Chapel, Broadgate Lane, Horsforth - geograph.org.uk - 100670.jpg Broadgate Lane, Horsforth Now converted into apartments

Kirkstall[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Kirkstall Abbey Kirkstall Abbey in the late afternoon.jpg Kirkstall Road / north bank of the River Aire Roman Catholic I c. 1152 1538
Kirkstall Methodist Chapel Carmine House 04 May 2017.jpg Victoria Road, LS5 3BE Methodist, formerly Primitive Methodist 1874 Now flats
Zion Methodist Chapel Chantry House Victoria Road.jpg Victoria Road, LS5 3JP United Free Methodist, later Roman Catholic use. 1867 (rebuilt 1914) Now offices

Meanwood[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St Oswald's Church St Oswald House 31 Jan 2018 01.jpg Highbury Mount, Highbury, Meanwood LS6 4JL Church of England 1890 2002 Built in 1890 as a mission church sponsored by St. Chad's, Far Headingley to provide the people living in the Highbury/Meanwood part of St. Chad's parish with a place of worship nearer to their homes. Closed 2002, now in residential use.[345]

Middleton[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Top of the Town Cottages Town Street Middleton Leeds.jpg 228 Town Street, LS10 3SH Methodist II mid 18th century c 1860 228 Town Street is one of a row of mid-eighteenth century cottages, and is "reputed to have been used as a Methodist meeting house until c1860".[346]
Middleton Methodist Chapel Middleton Methodist Chapel - geograph.org.uk - 1180227.jpg Hopewell View
LS10 3TE
Methodist 1896 2014 Replaced an 1860 chapel and Sunday School on the same site.[347] Now converted for residential use.[348]

Moortown[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Moortown Methodist Chapel Moortown Methodist Chapel 2016.jpg Shadwell Lane Methodist II 1850, rebuilt 1876 1932 Later used as a synagogue, now converted for business use, and has had several tenants.

New Farnley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Lancasterian School Room [349] Lancasterian School Room, Upper Moorside, Farnley, Leeds.jpg Upper Moor Side or Moor Top, New Farnley Church of England 9 April 2016 Founded as a school by Joseph Lancaster, a Quaker, in 1813. Monthly Church of England services were held there until April 2016.[350]

Otley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Craven Street Primitive Methodist Mission Craven Street Primitive Methodist 1901? Early 1950s Thought to have been built in 1901. Now a scout troop HQ with an adjoining community centre.[351]

Pudsey[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Pudsey Unitarian Church Pudsey Unitarian Church - geograph.org.uk - 350601.jpg Church Lane Unitarian 1861 Founded in 1854, the church was built in 1861.[352] It was converted for residential use around 2012 and is now known as "Churchfield House".[353]
Trinity Methodist Church Trinity Methodist Church - geograph.org.uk - 358728.jpg Wesley Square Methodist II 1899 Now a nightclub

Rawdon[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Christian Science Church Christian Science Church, Quakers Lane, Rawdon - geograph.org.uk - 100702.jpg Quakers Lane LS19 6HU Christian Science 1949 ? Built 1912 as an Adult School: church from 1949[245] now a residence "Knotta Cottage".

Richmond Hill[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Grace Faith Ministries Grace Faith Ministries 17 August 2017.jpg 27-29 Cross Green Lane LS9 8LJ Evangelical 2016? 2017 Building is for sale
Mount St. Mary Church Mount St Mary's Church 15 August 2017.jpg Ellerby Road Roman Catholic II* 1866 1986 Situated adjacent to Mount St Mary's School. Only basic structural repairs have been made to the building since its closure. It is in a state of relative dilapidation.

Roundhay[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St John's Church St John's Roundhay 2016 01.jpg Wetherby Road, Roundhay Church of England until 2008 II 1826 2008 The church opened in 1826 off Wetherby Road. The area is generally considered Oakwood these days but in 1826 was considered part of the village of Roundhay. The church is situated behind the almshouses; both were built at the expense of S. Nicholson. The church was closed by the Church of England in 2008, who then sold it to an evangelical denomination for a nominal £1, although they have never opened it. The church and churchyard are now in a state of dilapidation. An organisation called "the Friends of Roundhay St. John's Church" was founded in 2014 to work for the restoration and conservation of the church and two adjacent graveyards.[354]

Seacroft[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Seacroft Methodist Church MethodistChurchSeacroft1874.jpg York Road, LS14 6JB Methodist 1874 2000 Since 2014 Chapel FM, an arts venue.[355]

Shadwell[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Methodist Chapel Shadwell72Library.jpg 99 Main Street LS17 8HL Methodist II 1814 [356] 1892 Worship transferred to the church in 1892. Was Shadwell public library, but closed 2012 and re-opened as community-run Shadwell Independent Library, Arts Centre and Cafe.

Sheepscar[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Divine Exchange Christian Centre [357] Divine Exchange Leeds.jpg Unit 3, 19 Sheepscar Street
LS7 1AD
Non-denominational 2018
Salvation Army Church Salvation Army Meanwood Rd 04 June 2017.jpg 175 Meanwood Road
LS7 1JW
Salvation Army 1912 Now a charity shop.
Woodhouse Carr Chapel Old Chapel 232 Meanwood Rd 09 June 2017.jpg 232 Meanwood Road
LS7 2AH
Wesleyan Methodist 1873 1950s Architect G. F. Danby. Now business premises.

Stanningley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Stanningley Methodist Church, later Church of the Holy Spirit The Church of the Holy Spirit - Leeds and Bradford Road, Stanningley - geograph.org.uk - 371417.jpg Leeds and Bradford Road Methodist, later Roman Catholic 2010 There was originally a Primitive Methodist chapel in Richardshaw Lane.[358] The Catholic parish registers are now held at Christ the King Church, Bramley.[359]
Olivet Chapel Olivet Chapel, Stanningley 1 September 2017.jpg 50 Bradford Road, LS28 6DD Methodist and United Reformed II 1856 1982 [360] Ashlar facade, hammer-dressed stone to sides and rear, Welsh blue-slate roof.[361]

Swarcliffe[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St Luke's Church St Luke's Church Swarcliffe April 2017.jpg Stanks Lane North, Swarcliffe Church of England 1963 2012 Designed by M. J. Farmer to serve the council estate. Stone faced with slate roof.

Temple Newsam[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Temple Newsam House Chapel Colton Road
LS15 0AE
Church of England 1 1877 1974 The Palladian library of 1738-45, built in the end of the Jacobean Long Gallery, was converted into a chapel in 1877 by G F Bodley, and reconverted in 1974.[362]

Thorner[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Thorner Methodist Church Kirklands, Thorner 31 May 2017.jpg Carr Lane Methodist II 1878 1985 Built 1876-78 by C. E. Danby (Leeds),[363] and now converted into flats. There was previously a Methodist chapel in Main Street, Thorner, founded in 1754.[279]

Weardley[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
The Old Chapel Weardley Lane (OS Grid Ref. SE2966044594) Now known as "The Old Chapel" and converted to residential use.[364]

Wetherby[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Calvinist Chapel, Victoria Street Former Wesleyan Chapel, Victoria Street, Wetherby (12th October 2013).JPG Victoria Street, Wetherby Calvinist 1817 c. 1835 The former Calvinist chapel closed along with the Methodist chapel on North Street after mergers within the Methodist church brought about the building of a new church on Bank Street. While the North Street chapel has since been demolished and is now a car park, the Victoria Street chapel survived. It is currently in use as a hairdressers.
Christian Army Meeting House Former Christian Army Meeting House, Bank Street, Wetherby (5th September 2014).JPG Bank Street, Wetherby Independent unknown unknown The premises are now used for commercial purposes.

Whinmoor[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
St. Margaret Clitheroe's Chapel of Ease Catholic 1981 2006 Former chapel of ease served by St. Gregory's Church, Swarcliffe [365]

Woodhouse[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Blenheim Baptist Church Unison Blenheim Baptist Church 2010.jpg Woodhouse Lane Baptists II 1864 2007 By Cuthbert Broderick. Coursed squared gritstone, slate roof. Gothic Revival style.[366]
Carlton Hill Meeting House Old Broadcasting House, Leeds.jpg Woodhouse Lane Society of Friends 1868 Leeds Meeting purchased Carlton House and part of an estate in Woodhouse Lane from John Jowitt in 1864. The house was demolished, and new premises were built on the site, including the meeting room and school rooms, committee rooms and a caretaker's house. After the Society moved to new premises further north on Woodhouse Lane, the building was used as [Old] Broadcasting House, headquarters of BBC Yorkshire, and it is now part of Leeds Beckett University.[367]
Emmanuel Church Emmanuel Church, Woodhouse Lane 27 August 2017.jpg Woodhouse Lane Church of England II 1880 Now the Emmanuel Centre, a building of the University of Leeds, close to the Parkinson Building.
Leeds Grammar School Chapel Leeds Grammar School Chapel front 25 July 2017.jpg Moorlands Road Church of England II 1868 1997 Now part of the Leeds University Business School
New Jerusalem Church New Jerusalem Church Leeds U 1 27 August 2017.jpg Willow Terrace Road Swedenborgian Church 1885 Now used as a store by the University of Leeds
Trinity St David's Congregational Chapel Trinity St David's Congregational Chapel (former) (Taken by Flickr user 7th February 2013).jpg Woodhouse Lane Congregationalist II 1898 The Trinity St. David's Church was converted into a nightclub; Halo and a bar; The Quilted Llama opening in 2005. Both closed in May 2014.[368] The building is currently unused.

Yeadon[edit]

Name Image Location Denomination Grade Opened Closure Notes
Yeadon Primitive Methodist Chapel Yeadon Methodist Chapel 1875 29 June 2018.jpg Devonshire Place (Town Square)
LS19 7PP
Primitive Methodist 1875 Also known as Yeadon Central Primitive Methodist Chapel;[369] now used as offices.[370]

Demolished places of worship[edit]

Adel[edit]

Remains of Roman tombstones and altars have been found near Adel Mill along Roman road 72b,[371] which ran from Ilkley to Tadcaster. An altar dedicated to Brigantia and a stone slab with an inscription surrounding a phallus are both preserved in Adel parish church.[372]

Alwoodley[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Alwoodley Crags Off Stairfoot Lane, LS17 Ancient Celtic religion Reputedly a site of pagan worship.[373] A rock-carved human figure, 570 metres (1,870 ft) south of King Lane Farm, has been identified as a Celtic warrior god, Cocidius.[374]
Alwoodley Gates Methodist Chapel Methodist West Yorkshire Archive Service holds papers dating from 1846 to 1972.[375]

Armley[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Armley Chapel, later St Bartholomew's Church Armley Chapel 03 16 July 2017.jpg In the grounds of the present St Bartholomew's Church Church of England 1630 1909 Armley Chapel constructed 1630, consecrated 1674, enlarged to St Bartholomew's Church 1834
St Dunstan's District Church Ley Lane housing estate 16 July 2017.jpg Parliament Terrace Church of England 1898 After 1964 St Bartholomew's Mission Hall from 1898, St Dunstan's District Church from 1909, closed 1957.[376] St Bartholomew's, St Dunstan's and St Hugh's formed a single parish.[377] Parliament Terrace no longer exists but Parliament Road and Parliament Place still form part of the housing estate off Ley Lane which now occupies the area.

Arthington[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Arthington Priory The Nunnery - geograph.org.uk - 137023.jpg Arthington Lane Roman Catholic Mid-12th century The priory was home to a community of nuns of the Cluniac Benedictine order established through a grant by Peter de Arthington. The site of the priory church is possibly now occupied by a farmhouse called The Nunnery.[378]

Beeston[edit]

There was a chapel in Beeston with an anchorite cell attached, built before 1257.[379]

Belle Isle[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Belle Isle Congregational Church URC South Leeds 10 July 2017.jpg Nesfield Road, LS10 3LG Congregational 1952 2010 Opened 4 October 1952 by the Belle Isle Fellowship of the Leeds Congregational Council. A wooden hut had been used by the congregation from 1949 to 1952.[380] Replaced in 2010-11 by United Reformed Church in South Leeds.

Bramhope[edit]

The original Methodist chapel in Bramhope was built in 1837, near to the site of the current church, which replaced it in 1896.[381]

Bramley[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Sandford Methodist Church Former Sandford Methodist Church - Broad Lane - geograph.org.uk - 626803.jpg Broad Lane, Sandford, Bramley LS13 2RU Methodist 2017 Closed 2007: picture is prior to demolition.

Burley[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Catholic Mass Centre, later Sacred Heart Church The corner of Poplar Street and Burley Road Roman Catholic 1890 A cottage on the corner of Poplar Street and Burley Road was used as a Roman Catholic mass centre for the Burley area from 1890 onwards. Later the Jesuits took it over and built a church on the site of the cottage, which became the original Sacred Heart Church serving the Burley area.[382]
Export Mission Church, later Christadelphian Meeting Room Makkah Jamia Masjid Mosque The corner of Brudenell Road and Thornville Road Methodist 1890s 1997 Constructed by the Walmsley brothers from sections imported from the USA. From 1924 to 1988 used by Christadelphians.[383]
St Simon's Church[384] The Leeds Studios[385] Ventnor Street Church of England 1865 Designed by Thomas Shaw in the Decorated Style. The parish was created 1969 from Leeds St Andrews and united in 1955 with Leeds All Hallows.[386]
Ventnor Street Methodist Chapel[387] The Leeds Studios[388] Ventnor Street corner with Kirkstall Road Methodist 1865 1867[389]

Burmantofts[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
St Alban the Martyr's Church Ebor Gardens Estate County Street, between Cutler Street and Prince George Street Church of England 1876 [390] Designed by architects, Messrs. Walford and Pollard of Bradford, and built in a cruciform structure of brick in the Early English style.[391]
St Patrick's Chapel York Road Roman Catholic 1831 [392] Later used as part of the adjoining school on Pott Row.[393]
St Stephen's Church Nippet Lane Church of England 1854 1939 [394] The church was designed by John Dobson and consecrated on 9 November 1854. It had an octagonal turret and a spire containing 2 bells. The ecclesiastical parish of St. Stephen's had been formed in 1851 out of St. Peter's parish, and became part of the parish of St. Agnes when the church closed.[395] The west window stained glass in St Agnes' church was originally in St Stephen's.[396]
York Road Baptist Church Ebor Gardens Estate York Road, between the junctions of Halton Place and Ainsty Road Baptist 1872 [397] Closed 1959, demolished soon afterwards Designed by W.H. Harris of Leeds.[398] Demolished for housing estate. A replacement church located on Haslewood Drive closed in 1986.[399]

Buslingthorpe[edit]

The Church of St Michael was built in 1852-1854 on Buslingthorpe Lane and demolished in the late 1950s or early 1960s. The architect was O. W. Burleigh, of Leeds.[400]

Chapel Allerton[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Capella de Alreton Catholic Referred to in a land grant of around 1240, possibly established by the monks of Kirkstall Abbey for the use of their lay brothers working at the grange or small farm (the present site of the Allerton Grange estate), or possibly a manorial chapel.[401]

Chapeltown[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Chassidishe Synagogue LeedsJamiaMosqueLS7.jpg 46, Spencer Place LS7 Judaism 1935 1983 Congregation moved from the Leylands to Spencer Hall, which was then demolished and a purpose-built synagogue constructed. This was in turn demolished for a mosque, now the Leeds Islamic Centre.[85]

City Centre[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Albion Chapel Pinnacle, Leeds 14.jpg Albion Walk, off Albion Street Various 1793 1889 Foundation stone of Albion Zion Chapel laid 1793, chapel opened 1794. Became an Anglican chapel in 1796 and consecrated as St. James' Chapel, 30 September 1801. Became a Scottish Presbyterian Chapel, 2 January 1802. In February 1837 it became a Congregational chapel and in July 1840 it became the New Connexion General Baptist Chapel. Rev. Jabez Tunnicliff was minister from 1842. From 1847 to 1883 it was a Swedenborgian chapel. Then for six years it served as a wool warehouse and later storage for the Leeds Mutual Supply Company, until the building burned down on 12 July 1889. A graveyard was discovered in 1973.[402] The site is now Pinnacle, formerly West Riding House.[403]
Call Lane Chapel Metro Bus Stand K5 and open space, Call Lane LS1 Independent or Arian Marked on an 1847 Ordnance Survey map with the word "Arian".[404] It is not marked on an 1890 OS map.[405] Baptismal records covering the years 1695-1778 are held by the National Archives.[406]
Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel Victoria Quarter Harewood Street
LS2 7JA
Methodist New Connexion Alexander Kilham preached here. The chapel burialyard was ordered closed to further burials by a motion passed at Leeds Town Council in June 1848.[407]
Harrison's Almshouses Chapel Bradbury Building, Age UK Leeds [408] Mark Lane LS2 8JA Around 1815 The chapel of Harrison's Almshouses, built by John Harrison in the churchyard of St John the Evangelist, was converted for use as the Leeds Charity School in 1726. The Charity School rebuilt the premises in or around 1815 before moving to Regent Street in Chapel Allerton in the 1890s.[409] A blue plaque mentions the chapel.
St Anne's former cathedral The Light, Leeds (27th May 2010).jpg The Headrow Roman Catholic 1838 1904 St. Anne's church originally stood at the junction of Guildford Street (the present Headrow) and Cookridge Street. It became a cathedral in 1878 when the Diocese of Leeds was established. The site was purchased by Leeds Corporation in order to widen The Headrow.[392]
St Paul's Church Rivers House, Park Square, Leeds (27th February 2018) 003.jpg Park Square Church of England 1793 1906 Built to provide a place of worship for the residents of the Park Estate.[410][411]

Clifford[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Wesleyan Church St Edward King and Confessor Catholic Church, Clifford 002.jpg Chapel Lane LS23 6HU Methodist Before 1838 Before 1845 An early trade directory of 1838 identifies a Wesleyan Chapel and it is believed this was on the site of the present tower of St Edward's Church.[95]

Cross Gates[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Cross Gates Wesleyan Church Austhorpe Road
LS15 8QR
Wesleyan 1882 1893 Opened on 6 December, 1882; the building cost £836. 15. 7d and was dedicated by Revd. Marshall Randles, later President of the Methodist Conference, who also preached at the opening ceremony. Replaced by the current Methodist church on adjacent land in 1893.[109]

Eccup[edit]

Kelly's Directory of the West Riding of Yorkshire (1881) refers to a Methodist (Wesleyan) chapel in Eccup.[412][413]

Halton[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
St John's Church Corner of Selby Road and Field End Road, LS15 0QD Catholic 1969 [414] The church was a chapel of ease served by St Theresa's Church, Cross Gates, now a children's nursery [415]

Harehills[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Ashley Road United Methodist Church Ashley Road, Harehills, at the junction with Darfield Crescent United Methodist Church 1906 The church was used as a furniture warehouse after the church members had moved to the new Ashley Road Methodist Church next door (now closed).[416] The architect was H. Ascough Chapman.[417]

Harewood[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
All Saints Church Predecessor to the present-day church. The original church, founded in 1116, was completely re-built in the 15th century by the descendants of Sir William de Aldeburgh (the builder of Harewood Castle). Its founder was William de Curcy, son-in-law of Robert de Romelli, the Norman Baron to whom the manor of Harewood was given by William the Conqueror after the Battle of Hastings.[418]

Holbeck[edit]

Two churches in Holbeck, St John's Church and St Barnabas' Church, were demolished and replaced in 1938 by St John and St Barnabas Church in Belle Isle.[43]

Horsforth[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
The Grove Methodist Chapel New Street Methodist 11 May 1796 The predecessor of the present Grove Methodist Church, located in New Street opposite the present church.[419]

Hunslet[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Christ Church One Leeds City Office Park Meadow Lane, south of the junction with Great Wilson Street Church of England 1826 1972 Constructed between 1823 and 1826 of Bramley Fall stone. This was the first of the Million Churches built in Leeds, named after the special Government grant of £1,000,000 which was used to build over 600 churches across the country. Designed by R. D. Chantrell. The church was built in the decorated style with a square tower and pinnacles along each side.[420][421]
St. Jude's Church Leeds City College On the corner of Leathley Road and Hunslet Road Church of England The final service was held in 1950, the church was deconsecrated in 1954 and in 1955 the Alf Cooke Printworks acquired the site. A window from the church was preserved in the factory building,[422] was moved for a time to St. Mary the Virgin Church in Hunslet, and has been installed in the Leeds City College board room since October 2017. The church also maintained a mission room about 500 yards away on Cross Myrtle Street.[423]
St. Silas' Church Matrix House (business premises) [424] Goodman Street
LS10 1NZ
Church of England 1870 1955 Funded by the Leeds Church Extension Society at a cost of £5000,[425] its architect was George Corson and the church seated 750 worshippers.[426]
Wesleyan Methodist Chapel [427] Meadow Lane Wesleyan Methodist 1815 Baptism and marriage registers, minutes, accounts, pew sittings and other papers dating from 1838 to 1934 are held by West Yorkshire Archive Service.[428]

Kippax[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Kippax Wesleyan Church Chapel Lane, Kippax Wesleyan Methodist Church Late 1960s or early 1970s [429] Replaced by the current Methodist Church on the opposite side of Chapel Lane

Leylands, The[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Back Nile Street Synagogue (Beth Hamedrash Hagodel Synagogue) North Street and Back Nile Street (now Nile Street).[430] Jewish 1908 Back Nile Street had a new synagogue built in early 1908 to replace the previous one on Hope Street, which was demolished as part of the "Hope Street Improvement Programme".[431]
St Luke's Church Northgate House (Henton's Chartered Accountants) On the corner of Skinner Lane and North Street. Church of England 1841 Designed by architects William Perkin and Elisha Backhouse.[432]
St Thomas' Church Melbourne Street, east of St. Thomas Row Church of England 1851 Built in 1850/1 at a cost of £7,000. It was paid for by M. J. Rhodes. The designer was W Butterfield, the exterior of the building was contrasting black and red brick, it stood on a 36-acre site.[433]

Little London[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Blenheim Baptist Church Blenheim Baptist Church, Blackman Lane - geograph.org.uk - 148847.jpg Blackman Lane LS2 9ER Baptist 1864 [434] 2007 The church was demolished in 2007. The picture is of the site prior to demolition.

Merrion Centre[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
First Leeds Synagogue Back Rockingham Street Jewish 1846 1963 A Civic Trust plaque on the side of a staircase in the Merrion Centre marks the site.[435]
New Briggate Synagogue Merrion Street Jewish 1927 This was the second largest synagogue in Leeds during the early part of the 20th century. The site is now a mock Tudor building in New Briggate/Merrion Street.[435]

Newsam Green[edit]

Archaeologists believe that there may have been a chapel at the Temple Newsam Preceptory, south east of Temple Newsam House, a few yards to the south-east of junction 45 of the M1 motorway. Excavations in 1903 found human remains, stone coffins and a possible chapel,[436] but a rescue dig in 1989-1991 failed to find the chapel, which was surmised to be under an industrial spoil heap to the south.[437] The Gatehouse Gazetteer refers to "the area immediately north of the chapel", which had been disturbed by animal burials before the 1989-1991 excavation.[438]

Otley[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Archbishops' Palace Manor Square LS21 3HU Roman Catholic The Archbishops of York had an episcopal palace at Otley which was occupied from medieval times until 1606. Ruined at the time of the English Civil War. Excavations by the Otley Archaeological and Historical Society have found chapel buildings dating from three periods: a Saxon/Norman building, an early 13th century chapel of two storeys with a vaulted undercroft, and a later single-storey building.[439]
Salem Chapel [237][238] Otley Bridge Church 01 7 August 2017.jpg Current site of the Bridge Church 1826 1897 [237]

Pool-in-Wharfedale[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Seventeenth Century Church, name unknown Current site of St Wilfrid's Church Church of England Leeds City Council notes that there may have been another chapel on the current site of St. Wilfrid's Church in the 17th century, or alternatively it may have been located at a site immediately to the west of Manor House and the current Church. The Pool tithe award map of 1850 indicates the field name ‘Chapel Garth’ at this location.[440]

Quarry Hill[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Old Boggart House [441] West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds (30th May 2014) 006.JPG Site of West Yorkshire Playhouse Methodist Church of Great Britain 1813 The Old Boggart House was demolished following the opening of the adjacent St Peter's Chapel in 1834. The site is marked by a blue plaque on the steps leading to the Playhouse.
Quarry Hill Ebenezer Primitive Methodist chapel Chapel Street Primitive Methodist 1822 Originally called "Chapel Street Chapel", later "Quarry Hill Chapel".[442] New frontage was added in 1846 and the chapel was enlarged in 1874. It closed in 1933.[443]
St Mary's Church [444] DWYD 13 August 2017.jpg St Mary's Street Church of England 1825 1979 A Commissioners' Church, architect Thomas Taylor.[445] Located on the top of the hill, looking over New York Road towards the city centre, and known both as "St. Mary's Mabgate" and "St. Mary's Quarry Hill".[446] The site is now a Diocesan Office. The Sunday school remains, as does the burial ground, a green area sloping down to Mabgate.

Roundhay[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Roundhay Methodist Chapel[447] North Lane (then called Chapel Lane) Methodist c 1815 before 1874 The first chapel was replaced by a larger one on the same road. Stones from this were incorporated into the Church.[447]
Roundhay Methodist Church[447] The Manor, retirement housing Ladywood Road LS8 2QF Methodist 1874 1985 Early English style with seating for 250, often known as "The Ladywood".[447]

The first post-Reformation Catholic church in Leeds was the Roundhay Mission.[448]

Rothwell[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Rothwell Primitive Methodist Chapel Leeds City College Marsh Street
LS26 0AE
Primitive Methodist There were two Primitive Methodist chapels in Rothwell.[449] The site in Marsh Street was formerly Joseph Priestley College [450] and is now Leeds City College's Rothwell Centre.[451]
St. George's Hospital Chapel Private housing Wood Lane
LS26 0RW
The chapel closed in 1990 or 1991 with the rest of the hospital site [452] and was subsequently demolished for the construction of a housing estate.[453]

Scarcroft[edit]

A Roman altar has been identified near Milner Beck in Scarcroft.[454]

Shadwell[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Chapel of Ease 25 Gateland Lane, 20 April 2019.jpg 23 Gateland Lane 1438 or earlier [455] Slowly dismantled from about 1764 to provide stone for nearby buildings. Foundations discovered 1964 during construction of bungalow. [455]

Sheepscar[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Holy Rosary Church Barrack Street [84] Catholic 1886 Now on Chapeltown Road
Roscoe Methodist Church Roscoe Mount Methodist 1882 Now on Francis Street

Stourton[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
St. Andrew's Church Pontefract Road After 1973 The Leeds, Stourton and Thwaitegate War Memorial, erected by the Stourton St Andrews War Memorial Committee, originally stood at the church.[456]

Swillington[edit]

The Doomsday Book states that 'a church is there', but no record of that building now remains.[276]

Thorpe Park[edit]

Northern Archaeological Associates make reference to an altar of Iron Age or Roman origin at Grim's Ditch, part of an archaeological site investigated as part of the Thorpe Park commercial development.[457]

Wetherby[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Chapel of Ease, Wetherby Wetherby Town Hall 001.jpg Market Place, Wetherby Church of England The chapel was replaced by St James' Church. Wetherby Town Hall now occupies the site.
North Street Primitive Methodist Chapel St. James Street car park, Wetherby (5th September 2014).JPG North Street, Wetherby Primitive Methodist 1874 Post 1920 The church closed after mergers within the Methodist church, closing this and the Calvinist Chapel on Victoria Street (now a hairdressers). The Bank Street church effectively replaced them. The site is now a car park.

Woodhouse[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Camp Road Baptist Chapel Housing off Grosvenor Hill Camp Road, facing onto Grosvenor Hill Baptist 1874 After 1966 The chapel was in use as a warehouse from the 1940s until at least 1967.[458]
Catholic Apostolic Church Grass and trees, part of Leeds University campus Cromer Road, opposite Lyddon Hall Catholic Apostolic Church 1886 [459] After 1962 Architect James W. James of London. Gothic style, red brick with stone dressings, barrel roof and interior plastered.[459]
Woodhouse Methodist Church Onestop Woodhouse community convenience store Woodhouse Street, LS6 2NY, on the corner of Wesley Court Methodist The first Wesleyan Chapel on this site was built in 1770.[460] The last church was a single storey purpose-built building.[461]

In the Nether Green area of Woodhouse, Nether Green Chapel, at the corner of the former Royston Place and Coldcall Terrace, was a small (30 seat) [462] mission church supported by Headingley Congregational Church.[463] Registers, minutes and papers are held by West Yorkshire Archive Service.[464] St. Vincent's Chapel, also in Coldcall Terrace, was a Roman Catholic Chapel-of-ease.[465]

Wortley[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
St. Mary of Bethany Church Tong Road Church of England 1886 1975 The church spire was 135 feet high. Closed on 6th November 1972 due to population changes,[466] and demolished in 1975.[467]

Yeadon[edit]

Name Site now Location Denomination Opened Demolished Notes
Queen Street Chapel Hanover House apartments Queen Street Methodist 1865 [301] 1971 Originally called United Methodist Chapel,[301] then Queen Street Methodist Chapel and (from 1955) St Mark's Methodist Chapel.[468]

Major sources[edit]

The following sources provide much of the detail used here:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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