The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Mirfield, West Yorkshire

Mirfield on Wikipedia.

Christ Church at Battyeford. It was destroyed in a fire in the early 1970's. SE 1893 2089. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.

Christ the King at Battyeford. Another view. The replacement for the building above, on the same site. SE 1893 2089. Both David Regan (2011). Link.

A distant view of Community of the Resurrection (aka College of the Resurrection, 1911) on Stocks bank Road. Surrounded by woodland and tall walls, this Anglican Monastery is only viewable from a distance. SE 1901 2072. David Regan (2011). Two additional views - 1, 2, and three interior photos - 1, 2, 3, all Mike Forbester. Interior view of the Lower Church. Mike Forbester. Link. Grade II listed.

Mirfield Evangelical Church, on Wellhouse Lane. SE 2070 2117. David Regan (2011). Link.

The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, on Nab Lane, now a private residence. It's dated here to 1863-4, although it has a date-stone for 1865. SE 1917 2057. David Regan (2011). Link.

St. Aidan (R.C.) on Fenton Street. Described here as a former warehouse, the congregation moved in in 1955. SE 2046 1988. David Regan (2011).

St. Andrew's Methodist Church on Old Bank Road. SE 2019 2123. David Regan (2011). Link.

St. Mary on Church Lane, a George Gilbert Scott church dating from 1871. SE 2115 2042. Stan Walker. Two further views - 1, 2, also showing Old St. Mary. David Regan (2011). Grade II* listed. The remains of the Old Church of St. Mary (medieval) stands in the churchyard. Richard Roberts (2015). Grade II listed. For other listed features relating to both churches, see here.

St. Paul (1882) on St. Paul's Terrace. SE 2021 1970. David Regan (2011). Link. Grade II listed.

Salvation Army on Huddersfield Road and Knowl Road. David advises that this had previously been a night club. Another view. SE 2049 1980. Both David Regan (2011). Link.

Trinity Methodist Church (1877) on Huddersfield Road and Trinity Street. SE 2046 1976. David Regan (2011). Link.

The former U.R.C. (1829) on Regent Street, Lower Hopton, was previously Congregational, and was to be converted to residential use. SE 2012 1924. David Regan (2011). Grade II* listed, wherein it's dated to 1829.

Wellhouse Moravian Church, on Wellhouse Lane. SE 2066 2113. David Regan (2011). Link.

Zion Baptist Chapel on Water Royd Lane. SE 2012 2069. David Regan (2011).







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