The Churches of Britain and Ireland

 

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Ubley, Somerset, St. Bartholomew. Another view. Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Chapel, on The Street. Link. Grade II listed. All Janet Gimber (2016).

Uffington, Lincolnshire, St. Michael and All Angels. Interior view. Both Marion Hall. Link. Grade I listed - link.
Ufford, Cambridgeshire, St. Andrew, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the font, and a monument. All David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Ufford, Lincolnshire, St. Andrew. Robin Peel.
Ufton, Warwickshire, dedicated to St. Michael and All Angels. SP 378 622. Steve Bulman. Another view, and an interior view, both Aidan McRae Thomson. The following are all John Bowdler (2011) - two further views - 1, 2, the porch, priest's door, a blocked window, three interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4, the font, lectern, pulpit, organ, and two windows - 1, 2. There's even an ancient set of stocks in the churchyard! John advises that the church is at risk of closure, which would be a real shame, as it looks to be a fine church.
Ufton Nervet, Berkshire, St. Peter. SU 634 675. From an old postcard (franked 1905) in Judy Flynn's collection. Grade II listed.

Ugglebarnby, North Yorkshire, All Saints. Colin Waters Collection (2010). Link.
Ugthorpe, North Yorkshire, Christ Church. The interior, altar and font. Link. St. Anne (R.C.). Link. Grade II listed. All David Regan (2016).

Ulceby, (near Immingham), Lincolnshire, St. Nicholas. Two additional views - 1, 2. All David Regan (2012). Link. Grade I Listed.
Ulceby (near Skegness), Lincolnshire, All Saints (1826). David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II listed.  
Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints. TQ 846 497. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.
Uldale, Cumbria, St. James, which sits about 3/4 of a mile distant from the village. A church is attested from the early C13, but the present building is of a re-build of 1730, apparently incorporating some earlier fabric. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, and the font. NY 240 379. Link1. Link2. Grade II listed. St. John the Evangelist was built in 1869. Never sitting well in the landscape, structural problems prompted its demolition in 1963. The site is now occupied by a playground. Another view - could the wall and ironwork have belonged to the church? This link has a comprehensive history of both churches, and includes the only photo I've seen of St. John. NY 251 370. All Steve Bulman (2016).
Uley, Gloucestershire, St. Giles. John Turbott. Link.
Ulgham, Northumberland, St. John the Baptist. NZ 234 924. Bill Henderson (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Ullapool, Highland, Church of Scotland. Bill Henderson. Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, Tim Flitcroft (2012).
Ullenhall, Warwickshire, St. Mary the Virgin (1875). Aidan McRae Thomson. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, and the unusual mosaic clock, all John Bowdler (2011). Grade II listed - link. St. Mary Old Church (the chancel of the medieval church). Interior view. Both Aidan McRae Thomson. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, the bell, sun-dial, interior view, and a plaque commemorating the consecration of the churchyard, all John Bowdler (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Ullingswick, Herefordshire, St. Luke. Mark Turbott.
Ulleskelf, North Yorkshire, St. Saviour. Methodist Church (originally Wesleyan, 1813). Both Bill Henderson. Another view of St. Saviour, and the Methodist Church, both James Murray. James advises that the St. Saviour's board advertises itself as St. Saviour's Chapel and Village Hall. He was also told by a local resident that they go to church at Church Fenton (of which St. Saviour was a daughter church), so it seems that St. Saviour is no longer used for worship.
Ulpha, Cumbria, St. John the Baptist. Bruce Gordon. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the font, fragments of wall-paintings - 1, 2, all Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Ulrome, East Riding of Yorkshire, St. Andrew. James Murray. Another view. Victor Hunter. Methodist Church, built as Wesleyan in 1905. Another view. TA 165 568. According to this link, it replaced an earlier building of 1848, a small brick building on the south side of the road, and which can be seen here (drop the little man onto the red cross). Both Howard Richter (2013).
Ulshaw Bridge, North Yorkshire, St. Simon & St. Jude (R.C.). Bill Henderson.
Ulverston, Cumbria.

Umberleigh, Devon, The Church of The Good Shepherd. It was a chapel-of-ease built in 1874 for railway workers. Another view. SS 610 240. Martin Richter (2015). Grade II listed.

Underriver, Kent, St. Margaret. TQ 556 519. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.
Underwood, Newport, Baptist Free Church. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Underwood, Nottinghamshire, St. Michael and All the Angels. Bill Henderson.
Undy, Monmouthshire, St. Mary the Virgin. Margaret Woodley. Link.
Unst (island), Shetland.
Unsworth, Whitefield, Greater Manchester - see Whitefield.

Up Marden, West Sussex, St. Michael & All Angels. SU 795 142. Kevin Gordon. Link.
Upchurch, Kent, St. Mary the Virgin. TQ 843 676. Geoff Watt.
Uphall, West Lothian, Strathbrock Parish Church (CoS) on Ecclesmachan Road is the former St. Nicholas Kirk. Another view.
Link. Uphall South Parish Church on East Main Street. Link. All Jim Parker (2016).
Uphill, Somerset, St. Nicholas (ruinous). Another view. ST 316 583. St. Nicholas at ST 319 588 replaced the old church. The foundation stone was laid in 1892. Methodist Church (founded as Wesleyan in 1841). ST 320 588. All Andrew Ross. This old postcard shows the old church. From Geoff Watt's Collection.
Upholland, Lancashire, St. Thomas the Martyr. Another view. The tower. Neil advises that according to local legend, the last British highwayman is buried here. All Neil and Lewis Bulman. Mick Finney has been in touch to advise that the highwayman was just a local burglar - this website tells the story. Interior view. Mike Berrell (2010). Link. St. Teresa (R.C.) on College Road. SD 518 060. Peter Morgan. Another view. Mike Berrell (2010). Methodist Church. Peter Morgan. Its predecessor, the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on School Lane, still stands and is currently being renovated. An inscribed stone reads "Wesleyan Methodist Chapel & School 1849". Mick Finney.
Uplands, Swansea (City), Swansea - see Swansea.
Upleadon, Gloucestershire, St. Mary. Peter Wood. Another view, and an interior, both Crispin Pemberton (2011). Grade I listed - link.
Upleatham Chapel, North Yorkshire, reputedly the smallest chapel in the UK (but see the recently built Nappa Scar, NYorks.). Another view. The former New Church. All Bill McKenzie.
Uplyme, Devon, St. Peter & St. Paul on Pound Lane. A 14th century church restored in 1867. Interior view. SY 324 935. Both Richard Roberts (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Upnor, Kent, St. Philip & St. James. TQ 757 709. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3.
Upottery, Devon, St. Mary the Virgin.
From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Upper Arley, Worcestershire, , St. Peter. Two additional views - 1, 2, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, the altar and font. SO 764 804. All Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Upper Basildon, Berkshire, St. Stephen. Judy says that this may have been a temporary building before the present one was built, in 1965, implying that it no longer exists. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's collection.
Upper Boddington, Northamptonshire - see Boddington, Northamptonshire.
Upper Brailes, Warwickshire, the former Methodist Chapel, which was for sale in 2011. Two further views - 1, 2. All John Bowdler.
Upper Broughton, Nottinghamshire, St. Luke. Another view. Both David Regan (2011). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed - link.
Upper Caldecote, Bedfordshire, All Saints. TL 167 459. Methodist Church. TL 169 459. Both Les Needham (2010).
Upper Chapel, Powys, Ebenezer Chapel. SN 998 417. Simon Atkin.
Upper Clatford, Hampshire, All Saints. SU 357 435.
Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Upper Colwall, Herefordshire, Church of the Good Shepherd. Peter Morgan.
Upper Cumberworth, West Yorkshire, St. Nicholas on Cumberworth Lane. Another view. Both Ben Palmer (2008).
Upper Dean, Bedfordshire, All Hallows (or All Saints, according to source consulted). Interior view. TL 046 676. Both from old postcards in Judy Flynn's Collection. Link. Grade I listed. U.R.C., built as Congregational in 1863. Bedfordshire and Luton Archives & Records Service (2011). Link. Grade II listed.
Upper Denton, Cumbria. Built from Roman stone, and includes a re-used Roman arch. NY 615 655. Steve Bulman. Link.
Upper Denby, West Yorkshire, St. John the Evangelist. Bill Henderson.
Upper Dicker, East Sussex, Holy Trinity. TQ 553 099. From a postcard in the Kevin Gordon Collection. Compare with this modern view (and another) - note that the triangular hat on the bell cote has gone. Steve Bulman (2009).
Upper Elkstone, Staffordshire, St. John the Baptist. Interior view. Despite appearances, this is CoE, not non-conformist. Both James Murray.
Upper Froyle, Hampshire, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. SU 755 428.
Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Upper Gornal, Dudley, West Midlands - see Dudley.
Upper Gravenhurst, Beds, St. Giles. Bill McKenzie.
Upper Hardres, Kent, St. Peter and St. Paul. TR 153 507. Geoff Watt. Link.
Upper Helmsley, North Yorkshire, St. Peter. James Murray.
Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, dedicated to St. Mary. Steve Bulman. SP 495 259.
Upper Hopton, West Yorkshire, St. John the Evangelist (1846). SE 202 196. Steven Hill. Grade II listed.
Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, the former Methodist Chapel. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2011).
Upper Landywood, Staffordshire, Methodist Chapel on Streets Lane. SJ 982 057. Chris Emms (2009).
Upper Langwith, Derbyshire, Church of the Holy Cross. Another view. Both David Regan (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Upper Largo, Fife.
Upper Norwood, Greater London - see Crystal Palace.
Upper Poppleton, North Yorkshire, All Saints. Bill Henderson. Methodist Church. Another view. Originally Wesleyan, it was built prior to the publication of the 1892-1893 map on which it shows. SE 556 541. Both Martin Richter (2011). Link. Replacement site under construction.
Upper Sapey, Herefordshire, St. Michael SO 683 636. Les Needham (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Upper Sheringham, Norfolk, All Saints. From an old postcard (franked 1907) in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view. Chris Emms (2009). Interior view, Richard Roberts (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire, St. Peter, which has a nicely-carved font. Both John Salmon.
Upper Stondon, Beds, All Saints. Another view. Both Bill McKenzie.
Upper Stowe, Northamptonshire, St. James, originally built as a chapel-of-ease to St. Michael at Church Stowe. Two additional views - 1, 2, the interior, and East window. SP 6435 5670. All Howard Richter (2014). Link. Grade II listed.
Upper Stratton, Swindon, Wiltshire - see Swindon.
Upper Tean, Staffordshire, Christ Church. SK 013 395. St. Thomas (R.C.) on St. Thomas's Road. SK 011 397. Gorsty Hill United Church (Methodist and U.R.C.). Interior view. SK 010 399. The former Providence Methodist Chapel on New Road. SK 010 397. All Mike Berrell. Another view of the Providence Chapel (1822), now a private residence. Chris Emms (2009).
Upper Wield, Hampshire, - see Wield, Hants.
Upper Wyche, Herefordshire, the Wyche Free Church. Peter Morgan.
Upperby, see Carlisle.
Uppermill, Greater Manchester, St Chad, on Church Lane. SE 007 064. Paul Brown. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, all Mike Berrell (2011). Link. Methodist Church. SD 998 058. Ebenezer Congregational Church. SD 997 055. Catholic Church of Sacred Heart and St. William. SD 996 056. All Philip Kapp. Saddleworth National Spiritualist Church on High Street. SD 997 061. Mike Berrell (2010).
Upperthong, West Yorkshire, St. John the Evangelist. Here lies Bill Owen, "Compo" of Last of the Summer Wine. Link1. Link2. The former Congregational Church, now in residential use. All David Regan (2012).
Uppertown, Highland (Island of Stroma), cemetery with burial vault. ND 359 765. Martin Briscoe.
Uppingham, Rutland, St. Peter and St. Paul. From an old postcard in Kevin Gordon's Collection. A modern view, interior view, and the font, all Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link. Uppingham School Chapel, from an old postcard in Kevin Gordon's Collection. A modern view, showing the 1965 extension to the original 1865 chapel. Richard Roberts (2016). Grade II* listed.
Uppington, Shropshire, Holy Trinity. Another view. SJ 597 094. Both Dennis Harper (2013). Grade II* listed.
Upton (near Huntington), Cambridgeshire, St. Margaret. Another view, and an interior (taken through a window) showing the Norman font. TL 175 785. All Chris Stafford (2012). Link. Grade II listed.
Upton (near Peterborough), Cambridgeshire, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Both David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Upton, Lincolnshire, All Saints. Another view. Link. Grade II* listed - link. Methodist Chapel. Link. All David Regan (2012).
Upton, Merseyside, St. Mary. Frank Joinson.
Upton, Norfolk, St. Margaret. Geoff Watt. Link.
Upton, Northamptonshire, St. John the Baptist. Robin Peel.
Upton by Southwell,, Nottinghamshire, St. Peter and St. Paul. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. All David Regan (2011). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Upton Bishop, Herefordshire, St. John the Baptist. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire - see Chester.
Upton Cheyney, Gloucestershire, U.R.C. Built as Independent in 1834, and later Congregational, the chapel was in danger of closing in 2011, but happily, attendance has increased, and the threat has receded. Interior view. Both Janet Gimber (2014).
Upton Cressett, Shropshire, the former St. Michael, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. SO 656 925. An additional view, interior view, the fabulous chancel arch, the altar, pulpit, and the splendid font, all Dennis Harper (2013). Link. Grade II listed.
Upton Park, Greater London, Islamic Centre on Selwyn Road. TQ 405 837. Mehmood Naqshbandi (1990), and reproduced from his website Muslims in Britain.
Upton St. Leonard, Gloucestershire, St. Leonard. Graeme Harvey (2012). Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, all Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, St. Kenelm. Rosemary Groves (2010). Interior view, Tim Hollinghurst (2011). Link.
Upton-upon-Severn, Worcs.
Upton Warren, Worcestershire, St. Michael. Another view. Both Peter Morgan (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Upwaltham, West Sussex, St. Mary. Another view, and an interior view. All Gervase N. E. Charmley (2012). Link.
Upwell, Norfolk, St. Peter, a C13 church on Small Lode, on the site of a Roman house church. TF 505 027. Richard Roberts (2016). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade I listed.
Upwey, Dorset, St. Laurence, from an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection.
Upwood, Cambridgeshire, St. Peter. Another view. Both Jim Rushton.

Urmston, GMan.
Urney, Co. Donegal, Christ Church (CoI). Graeme Harvey.
Urquhart, Highland, Ferintosh Free Church of Scotland - built 1843 with the tower added in 1907. An unusual feature for a church - a three-stall cast-iron urinal!! NH 674 647. Link. The former Church of Scotland, built 1795. NH 674 647. Both John Mackie.
Urray, Highland, Urray West Parish Church. NH 508 524. Martin Briscoe. Another view, Bill Henderson (2016). Link. Grade B listed. Free Church of Scotland. NH 524 502. Bill Henderson (2016). Link.
Urswick, Cumbria, St. Mary and St. Michael. Another view, the font, rood screen, a carving, and a window. SD 268 742. All Martin Richter (2011). The unusual and handsome three-decker pulpit, and an interior view, both John Balaam (2012). Grade I listed - link. U.R.C. - a "tin tabernacle". Another view. SD 271 746. Both Martin Richter (2011).

Ushaw Moor, Co. Durham, Methodist Church. Steve Bruce. St. Cuthbert's Chapel at Ushaw College. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3. St. Joseph's Chapel, also at Ushaw College. All Mike Forbester. Link.
Usk, Monmouthshire, St. Mary. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. The former U.R.C. (1862), which was previously Congregational, and before that, Independent, is now in use as an art gallery. Another view. Howard Richter has discovered that the date of closure was before 1982, but has been unable to find a definitive date. SO 377 010. Both Martin Richter (2012).
Usselby, Lincolnshire, St. Margaret. TF 094 936. Dave Hitchborne. Another view. Bill Henderson (2009). Link.

Utkinton, Cheshire, the former Primitive Methodist Church, undergoing conversion. SJ 547 654. Bruce Read.
Utterby, Lincolnshire, St. Andrew. Dave Hitchborne. Link.
Uttoxeter, Staffs.

Uxbridge, Greater London, St. Andrew. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link. St. Margaret. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view, Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

 

 
 

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