The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Lancaster, Lancashire

Lancaster on Wikipedia.

Additional information regarding Lancaster Methodist Churches (in italics) courtesy of Peter Brophy. See also

Churches in Scotforth.

Baptist Church. Steve Bulman.

Brock Street Methodist Church, now an Indian restaurant, was the Evangel Temple (Pentecostal) before it closed as a church in 1986. Thanks to Kevin Price for the former status. Elaine Hindson.

Chapel in Lancaster Crematorium. Elaine Hindson.

Former Chapel (R.C.) in Dalton Square, now Palatine Hall, used by the Council. The house next door was the scene of the murders of the infamous Dr. Ruxton. Elaine Hindson.

Chapel in the grounds of St. Martin's College. Mrs. Janet Dalby.

Chaplaincy Centre at Lancaster University. Dr. Richard Ion.

Christ Church, on Wyresdale Road. SD 485 615. Elaine Hindson.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elaine Hindson.

Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Church on Newsham Road is dated 1928 over the door. SD 4823 6038. Elaine Hindson. Two views from 2024 - 1, 2, both Martin Richter.

Exclusive Brethren Meeting Room. Tim Flitcroft (2012).

Free Methodist Church, Queen Street. Elaine Hindson.

The Friary, formerly the Centenary Congregational Church, which closed in the 1960's. Thanks to Kevin Price for clarifying the history of this church. Steve Bulman.

Friends Meeting House (Quakers) on Meeting House Lane. Quakers have worshipped on this site since 1677 (when George Fox preached here), though the present building dates from 1708, and has since been enlarged. SD 472 616. Mrs. Janet Dalby.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Elaine Hindson.

King's Community Church, formerly the Rifle Volunteer Drill Hall. Elaine Hindson.

The former Marsh Methodist Church (now a Steiner School). Elaine Hindson.

Methodist Church on Scotforth Road. Another view. SD 4800 6032. Both   Dennis Harper (2009). Link.

Moor Hospital Church. Originally a church in the grounds of the Moor Hospital (now demolished), it now serves as offices. Elaine Hindson.

Our Lady Queen of Poland (R.C.), formerly an Independent Methodist Church (thanks to Kevin Price for the former status). SD 480 615. Steve Bulman.

The former Primitive Methodist Church on Moor Lane, now the Dukes Youth Arts Centre. Steve Bulman. Another view. Elaine Hindson.

Ripley St. Thomas. The chapel serving Ripley School. Elaine Hindson. Grade II* listed - link.

The former St. Anne, now a theatre. Elaine Hindson.

St. Bernadette (R.C.), at Bowerham. Elaine Hindson.

St. John the Evangelist, on North Road, interior view. Another interior view. Both Keith Sergeant (2010). Link (The Churches Conservation Trust). Grade II* listed - link.

St. Mary, more properly the Priory Church of St. Mary. The tower. SD 473 619. Both Steve Bulman. Another view. Elaine Hindson. Interior view, and the choir stalls, both John Balaam (2009). Two further interior views - 1, 2, the chapels in the south and north aisles, the font, and a fragment of an ancient cross, all Steve Bulman (2012). Grade I listed - link.

St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles, the Roman Catholic Cathedral (1857-9), on East Road. Elaine Hindson. Interior view, and the East window, both John Balaam (2014). Link.

St. Thomas. Steve Bulman. Grade II listed.

Salvation Army, Bulk Road. Elaine Hindson.

Spiritualist Church. Elaine Hindson.

The former Sulyard Street Wesleyan Methodist Church, now partly flats. The former schoolrooms (which are shown in the foreground of the photo) are now used as the church. Elaine Hindson.

Trinity Church (Anglican Mission in England - Evangelical) meets in Bowerham School on Bowerham Road (2022 Streeetview). SD 4829 6080. Link.

Trinity U.R.C., on the High Street. Elaine Hindson. In 2022 I was advised that this church is now closed.

Trinity U.R.C. on Bowerham Road, Bowerham. SD 4841 6044. Elaine Hindson. Another view, Martin Richter (2024). Link.

Former Unitarian Church (up for sale when photographed). SD 480 593. Philip Kapp.





25 March 2024

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