The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Baildon, West Yorkshire

Baildon on Wikipedia.

The former Charlestown Baptist Chapel, off Otley Road. It's dated here to 1855. SE 1604 3879. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, on Coach Road, as seen by Streetview in 2022. SE 1418 3828.

The rather handsome Methodist Church on Newton Way was built as Wesleyan in 1890. SE 1535 3968. Gerard Charmley (2013). Interior view, Gerard Charmley (2014). Link1. Link2.

Moravian Church on Browgate. SE 1544 3960. Gerard Charmley (2013). Link. Grade II listed.

Charlestown cemetery on Otley Road has a Mortuary Chapel, labelled as General (i.e. not for any specific group, as was usually the case) on a map of 1908. It hasn't been seen by Streetview, but there is a photo here on Wikipedia.

The former Primitive Methodist Chapel on Browgate. Despite it having a date-stone for 1865, this source says it opened in 1825 - perhaps there was an earlier chapel here or elsewhere. SE 1549 3954. Gerard Charmley (2013).

St. Aidan (R.C.) on Baildon Road. SE 1547 3854. Gerard Charmley (2013). Link.

St. Hugh's Church and Community Centre (2022 Streetview) on Coach Road and Glenaire Drive. SE 1432 3833. Link.

St. James on Kirklands Lane. This Wikipedia page says the church was moved from Great Warley, Essex, in 1905. SE 1643 3902. Bill Henderson (2011). Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, all Karel Kuča (2019). Link. Grade II listed.

St. John the Evangelist on Hallcliffe. SE 1559 3965. Gerard Charmley (2013). Link. Grade II listed.

A map of 1908 shows St. Mary's Church on Green Road at Lower Green. It's not on a map of 1852, or 1952. SE 1444 3852. Dated here (where it's called St. Mary's Mission Church) to 1872-1924. Its site lies beneath the house and adjacent garden seen here in a Streetview from 2022.

The Church on The Green (Evangelical) off Green Road, Upper Green, as seen by Streetview in 2022. It shows on a map of 1908, but just as Chapel. SE 1465 3870. Link.

A former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel stands on Otley Road, Charlestown, at SE 1581 3857. It has a date over the middle window for 1870, and was seen by Streetview in 2021 when it was in commercial use.





19 March 2024

Steve Bulman

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