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Aberford, St. Ricarius. Bill Henderson. Nearby, at Lotherton Hall, stands a 12th century Chapel of Ease. Chris Cole (copyright holder, and postcard publisher). Link. Grade II* listed.
Ackworth.
Adel, Leeds - see Leeds.
Addingham, St. Peter. Interior view. SE 085 497. Both Alan Blacklock. Another view, Stuart Mackrell. Link. Mount Hermon Wesleyan Reform Chapel (1861). SE 078 497. Stuart Mackrell. Another view. David Regan (2011). Link. Our Lady and the English Martyrs (R.C.). David Regan (2011).
Allerton, Bradford - see Bradford.
Allerton Bywater.
Almondbury, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Altofts, St. Mary Magdalen. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Alwoodley and Alwoodley Park, Leeds - see Leeds.
Akroydon, Halifax - see the Halifax page.
Armitage Bridge, St. Paul. Another view. Both David Regan (2012). Link.
Armley, Leeds.
Arthington, St. Peter. Bill Henderson. Since Bill took his photo the church has changed denomination, and it is now the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mary and St. Abanoub. Another view.
Janet Gimber (2018). Link.
Aspley, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.

Badsworth, St. Mary. Former Wesleyan Chapel, now a private residence. Both Bill Henderson.
Baildon.
Bardsey, All Hallows. Bill Henderson. Another view, and interior, and a detail of column capitals, all Kenneth Paver (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Barkisland, Christ Church. Another view. This source (a useful history with interior photos) dates it to 1852-4. SE 0542 1989. Both
David Regan (2020). Link.
Barwick in Elmet, dedicated to All Saints. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson. I've recently been advised that new gates for the churchyard, built at considerable expense, of oak, and re-using the old metalwork, were stolen in their entirety on the night of 26-27 July 2011. Presumably these will be offered for sale elsewhere. Please let me know if you see these for sale, and I'll pass on the information.
Batley.
Beeston and Beeston Hill, Leeds - see Leeds.
Belle Isle, Leeds - see Leeds.
Berry Brow, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Bingley.
Birchencliffe, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Birkenshaw, St. Paul. SE 2033 2827. Bill Henderson. Another view, David Regan (2020). Link. Grade II listed. The former Methodist Church on Bradford Road. It shows on old maps as United Free Methodist. Converted into flats, the congregation now meet in the adjacent Sunday School of 1908, seen here in a 2019 Streetview. SE 2023 2865. David Regan (2020). Link. Another Chapel (of so far undetermined affiliation) once stood just off Old Road (now Old Lane) at SE 2051 2853. It stood roughly where the house is in this 2019 Streetview, and its Sunday School was in line with it, closer to the road. At Birkenshaw Bottoms is the site of a Methodist Church on Moor Lane. Demolished relatively recently, a photo is available on Geograph here. Old maps mark it as a Mission Room. Housing has been built on the site, as can be seen here in a 2019 Streetview. SE 2111 2772.
Birstall.
Blackley, Baptist Church (1878). The old Baptist church (1789) is also extant. Both Gerard Charmley (2013). Link.
Bolster Moor, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Booth, the site of the Independent (later Congregational) Chapel. The building at the left is the former Manse, at right is the former Sunday School. Demolished in 1980, the church stood to the left of the school. The earliest map I can find which shows it is of 1852-4, where it's labelled as Ebenezer Chapel (Independent). Numerous exterior and interior photos of the church are available here. SE 0418 2755.
David Regan (2021).
Boothtown, Halifax - see the Halifax page.
Boston Spa, St. Mary the Virgin. Bill Henderson. Interior view, and the altar, both Mike Forbester. Link. Grade II listed. Methodist Church. Interior view. Both Mike Forbester. Link.
Boulder Clough (or Boulderclough), the former Bethel United Methodist Church. The second church on the site, the first was Methodist New Connexion, built in 1821-2, replaced in 1897, becoming United Methodist in 1907.
The date stone from the first church was retained and updated as changes were made. It was also known as "The Ranters Chapel", and was closed in 1979, then being converted to residential use. SE 0352 2391. Both David Regan (2021). Link.
Bowling, Bradford - see Bradford.
Bradford.
Bradley, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Bradshaw, St. John the Evangelist. David Regan (2011).
Bramham, All Saints. Bill Henderson.
Bramhope, Methodist Church. Bill Henderson. Puritan Chapel (1649). SE 249 436. Bill Henderson (2012). Grade I listed - link.
Bramley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Brierley, St. Paul. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Briestfield, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Its grade II listing dates it to 1825. Its closure date is not apparent, but the National Archives refer to records from as late as 1976. SE 2292 1714. David Regan (2020).
Brighouse.
Brockholes, St. George. Bill Henderson. Methodist Church. David Regan (2012).
Bruntcliffe - see Morley.
Burley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Burley-in-Wharfedale, St. Mary. St. John Fisher & Thomas More (R.C.). Both Bill Henderson.
Burmantofts, Leeds - see Leeds.

Calder Grove, St. John. Bill Henderson.
Carleton, St. Michael and All Angels. SE 467 203. Bill Henderson (2014). Link.
Carlton (near Leeds), former Chapel. David Regan (2013).
Calverley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Castleford.
Chapel Allerton, Leeds - see Leeds.
Chapeltown, Leeds - see Leeds.
Chequerfield, St. Mary. The Holy Family (R.C.). Both Bill Henderson.
Choppards, Mission Rooms. Another view. Both David Regan (2012). Link.
Churwell, Morley - see Morley.
Clayton West, All Saints, on Church Lane. SE 2586 1096. Bill Henderson. Another view, and the interior, both Gerard Charmley (2021). Link. Grade II listed. The U.R.C. on Church Lane was previously Congregational. SE 2565 1090. Bill Henderson. Another view, Gerard Charmley (2021), who advises that it has recently been converted into flats. Wakefield Road Methodist Church was originally Primitive Methodist. According to its My Primitive Methodist entry, it dates from 1901-2. SE 2537 1101. David Regan (2013). Link. The former Baptist Church on High Street. The date-stone is for 1860. There must be another date-stone, as the grade II listing mentions dates of 1840 and 1860. An article from 2016 discusses proposed uses. SE 2593 1089. Gerard Charmley (2021). Grade II listed. "The Old Chapel" stands on Chapel Hill at SE 2557 1085. It's labelled on a map of 1893 as Mount Tabor Chapel (Wesleyan Methodist), and by 1960 as Mount Tabor Chapel (Wesleyan Reform). It seems to have been active at least into the 1980's. Gerard Charmley (2021).
Cleckheaton.
Clifford, St. Edward, King and Confessor (R.C.). Bill Henderson. Interior view, and two close-ups of nicely cared stone details - 1, 2, all Kenneth Paver (2014). Link. St. Luke, Bill Henderson. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Forbester. Grade II listed.
Clifton, St. John the Evangelist. SE 161 228. Link. Methodist Church, built as Methodist Free Church in 1874. SE 161 229. Link. Both Bill Henderson (2014).
Clough Foot, the former Cloughfoot Independent Chapel (1854) on Sourhall Road, now in secular use. SD 910 238. Mike Berrell.
Coley, St. John the Baptist. Bill Henderson. Another view, David Regan (2011). Link.
Collingham, St. Oswald. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Cookridge, Leeds - see Leeds.
Cornholme, St. Michael and All Angels. SD 901 262. Vale Baptist Church. SD 902 261. Shore Primitive Baptist Church (1777) closed in the 1970's, and has since been partly demolished, and the remainder converted to residential use. SD 915 266. All Stuart Mackrell.
Cotton Stones, St. Mary (1848). SE 029 216. Stuart Mackrell.
Cragg Vale, St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness (1839). SE 001 232. Stuart Mackrell. Link.
Crigglestone, Methodist Church, on High Street. David Regan (2013). Link.
Crofton, All Saints. Bill Henderson.
Crosland Moor, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Cross Roads, St. James. SE 044 376. David Regan (2011). LinkMethodist Church (1878). SE 042 376. Stuart Mackrell. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now in commercial use. David Regan (2011). Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now in commercial use. David Regan (2011).
Crossgates, Leeds - see Leeds.
Cullingworth, St. John the Evangelist. Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, converted into flats. Both David Regan (2011). The former Baptist Church (1837), Gerard Charmley (2014). Grade II listed.

Dalton, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Darrington, St. Luke and All Saints. Bill Henderson. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, all David Regan (2011). Link. Grade I listed - link. Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now converted into flats. My appreciation to Janet Gimber for the identification. David Regan (2011).
Denby Dale, Holy Trinity. Bill Henderson. Methodist Church. Bill Henderson. Another view. Mark Eccles.
Denholme, the former St. Paul, currently (2011) up for sale. Denholme Shared Church. Link. Both David Regan (2011).
Dewsbury.
Drighlington, Methodist Church. St. Paul. Both Bill Henderson. Primitive Methodist Church. SE 222 289. Michael Bourne.
Durkar, former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now an arts centre. Another view. Both David Regan (2013).

Earlsheaton, Dewsbury - see Dewsbury.
East Ardsley, St. Michael. Bill Henderson.
East Bierley, St. Luke, on South View Road and Bierley Marsh. It might be no longer active, as a church sign and cross are missing from David's photo, but were present when the Streetview van passed in 2019. Circa SE 198 292. David Regan (2020). The Methodist Church on Hunsworth Lane. Note the inscription saying "Free Church 1889". SE 1977 2914. Michael Bourne. Another view, David Regan (2020).
East Hardwick, St. Stephen. Bill Henderson (2014).
East Keswick, St. Mary Magdalene. Bill Henderson. Methodist Church. SE 361 444. Michael Bourne.
East Morton, St. Luke (1849-50). Link. Congregational Church. Both Gerard Charmley (2013).
Eastborough, Dewsbury - see Dewsbury.
Eastmoor, Wakefield - see Wakefield.
Elland.
Elland Upper Edge, Baptist Church.
Another view, and the date-stone for 1890. SE 1255 2081. All David Regan (2020). Link.
Emley, St. Michael the Archangel. Stan Walker. Two interior views - 1, 2, both Kenneth Paver.
Emley Moor, the former Wesleyan Chapel. The church was damaged by the collapse of the Emley Moor transmitter in 1969 - a photo is available here. David Regan (2013).
Esholt, St. Paul. Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and font. SE 182402. All Dennis Harper (2015). Link. Grade II listed.

Far Headingley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Farfield (near Addingham), Friends' Meeting House. Interior view. Both David Regan (2011). Link.
Farnley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Farnley Tyas, St. Lucius, dating from 1840. Stan Walker.
Farsley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Featherstone, St. Thomas. St. Gerard Majella (R.C.). Both Bill Henderson. The Old Chapel was built in 1872, re-built 1904, and is now in secular use. James Murray. South Featherstone Gospel Hall. James Murray.
Ferrybridge, St. Andrew. This old church used to occupy a site on what is now Ferrybridge Power Station. It was demolished and moved stone by stone and re-built on Pontefract Road, Ferrybridge, in 1952. Photograph and text Bill Henderson. This link (of which I was advised by Howard Richter) says that the last service at the original site was held in 1952, with re-consecration at the new site in 1953. It also includes a map showing both sites, from which Howard has deduced the grid reference as SE 4795 2500 for the old site, and SE 4803 2415 for the new. The old churchyard survives (see here), and some atmospheric photos of it are here.
Felkirk, near South Hiendley, dedicated to St. Peter. Bill Henderson.
Fixby, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Flockton, St. James the Great. Bill Henderson. Another view, David Regan (2011). The Zion Congregational Chapel, dating from 1802, still has its box pews, and double-decker pulpit, and is still in use. Stan Walker.
Flushdyke, Ossett - see Ossett.
Frizinghall, Bradford - see Bradford.

Garforth, St. Mary the Virgin. SE 410 331. Bill Henderson. Interior view, Mike Forbester. Methodist Church. SE 407 330. Michael Bourne.
Gawthorpe, Ossett - see Ossett.
Gildersome, Morley - see Morley.
Gipton, Leeds - see Leeds.
Golcar, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Gomersal.
Grange Moor, St. Bartholomew on Liley Lane, which also serves as the Methodist congregation. SE 2202 1590. Bill Henderson. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel on Briestfield Road, opposite its junction with Denby Lane. It has an unusual date-stone for (presumably!) 1787.
If that's correct, then it would seem to have been re-used in a later building, as its My Primitive Methodists entry mentions an opening ceremony in 1846. SE 2214 1614. Both David Regan (2020).
Great Cliff, unknown church - perhaps Methodist? SE 3055 1595. David Regan (2013). Howard Richter advises that this was Primitive Methodist (Mount Zion), and provides dates of 1887-1981. It had been converted into multiple residential units no later than 2009, planning permission for this conversion having been granted in 1999.
Great Horton, Bradford - see Bradford.
Great Preston. This building is indicated on OS maps as a church, but now serves as a village hall. My appreciation to Janet Gimber, whose researches have revealed that this was St. Aidan (CoE), which was declared redundant in 1988. SE 401 294. Steve Bulman.
Greetland.
Guiseley, St. Oswald, is an early church, but was much restored in Victorian times, and enlarged in 1910. Stan Walker. Link. St. Peter and St. Paul (R.C.). Bill Henderson. Methodist Church. Guiseley Baptist Church. Both Colin Waters.

Hade Edge (near Holmfirth), Methodist Church. David Regan (2012).
Haigh, Methodist Church. David Regan (2013).
Halifax.
Harden, St. Saviour. Link. The former Wesleyan Reform Chapel (1833) now in residential use. Grade II listed. Congregational Church, which Gerard advises didn't join the United Reform Church at the union in 1972, choosing instead to join the Congregational Federation. Grade II listed. All Gerard Charmley (2014).
Harecroft, Methodist Church. SE 082 357. Michael Bourne.
Harehills, Leeds.
Harewood, All Saints (1410, on the site of an earlier church). The church is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Bill Henderson. Another view, interior view, and altar and East Window, all John Balaam (2012). Another view, another interior, the font, and the earlier font (pre-1410, according to the church leaflet), all Dennis Harper (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Hartshead, St. Peter. SE 179 233. Steven Hill. Another view. Bill Henderson. An old postcard view, from Steve Bulman's Collection. Link.
Hawksworth, Leeds - see Leeds.
Haworth.
Headingley, Leeds.
Heaton, St. Barnabas. Gerard Charmley (2012).
Heaton, Bradford - see Bradford.
Hebden Bridge.
Heckmondwike.
Helme, Christ Church. From an old postcard in Geoff Watt's Collection. The postcard is badly faded, and had to be heavily processed to produce a reasonable image. A modern view. John Hardy. Link.
Hemsworth.
Heptonstall.
Hepworth, Holy Trinity. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. Link. Gateshead Methodist Church at SE 175 059, stands isolated about 2 miles outside of Hepworth. All David Regan (2012).
Hightown, St. Barnabas. SE 183 242. Bill Henderson. The now-demolished Methodist Free Church (demolished in the 1990's). Photo is on an external website. On the same site is a photo of St. John's Methodist Chapel, demolished in the 1980's. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel, now in commercial use. Another view. Both David Regan (2012). The former Friends Meeting house, now in residential use. David Regan (2011). Cemetery Chapel in Liversedge Cemetery. David Regan (2011).
Hinchcliffe Mill, the former Wesleyan Chapel, now in residential use. David Regan (2012). Link.
Hipperholm, Christ Church (United Reformed Methodist). Bill Henderson.
Holbeck, Leeds - see Leeds.
Holmbridge, St. David. Another view. Both David Regan (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Holmfirth.
Honley, St. Mary the Virgin. SE 137 120. Link. The former Southgate Methodist Church, now a theatre. Trinity Methodist and United Reformed Church, originally Congregational. Link. Cemetery Chapel. All David Regan (2012).
Horbury.
Horsforth, Leeds - see Leeds.
Horton Green, Bradford - see Bradford.
Huddersfield.
Hunslet, Leeds - see Leeds.
Hyde Park, Leeds.

Ilkley, All Saints, mostly dates from a re-build of 1860. SE 117 478. From an old postcard (franked 1908), Bulman Collection. A modern view. Interior view. Both Stan Walker. Another view. Stuart Mackrell. Link. Christchurch (Methodist and U.R.C.). Alan Blacklock. Another view. Stuart Mackrell. Link. Ben Rhydding Methodist Church. David Regan (2013).
Illingworth, St. Mary. SE 069 283. Michael Bourne. Link.
Ingrow, St. John the Evangelist, dates from 1843. Another view, showing the apse. Both Stan Walker.
Ireland Wood, Leeds - see Leeds.

Jackson Bridge, the site of the demolished Methodist Chapel - only the burial grounds remain. David Regan (2012). This link is a photo of the chapel.

Keighley.
Kettlethorpe, Wakefield - see Wakefield.
Kinsley, Our Lady of Graces (R.C.). Bill Henderson.
Kippax, St. Mary. Bill Henderson.
Kirkburton, All Hallows. Bill Henderson. Another view. Steven Hill.
Kirkheaton, St. John the Baptist. Mostly re-built following a fire in 1886, the tower and north chapel are all that remains from the 15th century building. Stan Walker. Link. Methodist & URC. Bill Henderson.
Kirkstall, Leeds.
Kirkthorpe, St. Peter. Another view. David advises that these unusual gravestones are for nuns who fled the French revolution. All David Regan (2011). Link. Grade II* listed- link. Gravestones: grade II listed.
Knottingley.

Ledsham, dedicated to All Saints. SE 456 299. Bill Henderson. A splendid door. Steve Bulman. Two interior views - 1, 2, both Kenneth Paver.
Leeds.
Lepton, St. John the Evangelist (1866-8). Another view. SE 199 150. David Regan (2011). Another view, this one Bill Henderson (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Lidget Green, Bradford - see Bradford.
Lightcliffe, St. Matthew (1875). Gerard Charmley (2014). Link. Of Old St. Matthew, only the tower survives, and is in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches - link. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link. Christ Church (United Reformed Methodist). The former Congregational Church, now used as business premises. Both Bill Henderson.
Lindley, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Linthwaite, Christ Church. Another view. Link. Methodist Church. The old Methodist Chapel also stands nearby. Link. All David Regan (2012).
Liversedge.
Lockwood, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Lofthouse, Christ Church. Bill Henderson.
Longley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire - see Huddersfield.
Longwood, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Low Bradley, Methodist Church. SE 003 484. Michael Bourne.
Lowerhouses, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Luddenden, St. Mary the Blessed Virgin on High Street. Interior view. SE 0414 2623. Both Stuart Mackrell. Another view, David Regan (2021). Link, and the history page. Grade II listed. A tomb in the churchyard is separately listed as grade II. St. James (Methodist) dates from 1902-3 as United Methodist, and was closed in 2012. It can be seen here on a 2009 Streetview, and here, where there is also an old photo. SE 0407 2602. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1837-1961, later Methodist Free Church) on High Street. Mentioned on the Valley of a Hundred Chapels website, it isn't marked on any maps, perhaps, as David speculates, because it was on an upper floor, the ground floor being housing. It is though, labelled as "The Old Chapel" on Google Maps, and the road running east from it is Chapel Street. SE 0419 2603. David Regan (2021).
Luddenden Foot, the site of St. Mary the Virgin. Built in 1873, it was replaced by housing following its demolition in the later 1970's (date source, photo). SE 0344 2500. David Regan (2021). The former Congregational Church (1859) on Burnley Road, now flats. Howard Richter advises that it was closed circa 2000, at which time the church (now U.R.C.) moved to the Community Centre, seen here, David Regan (2021). SE 040 245. David Regan (2010). Grade II* listed. The village had at one time a Methodist Church, now demolished. It stood on Burnley Road at SE 0383 2497. Marked on old maps as Free United in 1907, and U.M. Church in 1933, it is still marked on an O.S. map of 1972-1987. Closure and demolition dates are so far not known. The site can be seen on Streetview here.
Lumbutts, Methodist Church on Mankinholes Bank. SD 958 233. Geoff Wardle. Another view, and an interior view, both Mike Berrell.

Manningham, Bradford - see Bradford.
Marsden, St Bartholomew. SE 047 116. United Church. SE 049 118. Both Paul Brown. Former Salvation Army Hall, now familiar as "Auntie Wainwright's Shop" on the Last of the Summer Wine. Rob Brettle.
Marsh, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Meanwood, Leeds - see Leeds.
Meltham, St Bartholomew. SE 099 107. Paul Brown. Another view. Stan Walker. Link. The former Methodist Church, now in commercial use. The present Methodist Church stands adjacent. Both David Regan (2012). Link. Baptist Church. David Regan (2012). Link. St. James (consecrated 1845) at Meltham Mills. David Regan (2012). Link. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Meltham Mills. Another view. Both David Regan (2012).
Menston, St. John Fisher & Thomas More (R.C.). Bill Henderson. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. SE 176 442. Michael Bourne.
Methley, dedicated to St. Oswald. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Micklefield, St. Mary the Virgin. Bill Henderson.
Middleton, Leeds - see Leeds.
Midgley (near Wakefield), the former United Methodist Chapel (1910). It replaced a Methodist New Connexion chapel on the same site, built in 1881. The present building closed as a chapel in 1983. SE 272 147. David Regan (2013).
Milnsbridge, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Mirfield.
Moldgreen, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Moor Allerton, Leeds - see Leeds.
Moor End, Moor End, a former school, now the U.R.C. SE 0545 2807. Gerard Charmley (2014). Another view, David Regan (2021). Its predecessor was Congregational (originally of 1717), and it stands a little way to the S.E. at SE 0548 2804. History here, and a Streetview of the church, now converted to residential use, here, in 2012, behind the tree.
Moorthorpe, St. Joseph (R.C.), currently closed. Margaret Johnson has kindly informed me that this church re-opened just before Christmas 2003, following repairs. Barnsley Road Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Moortown, Leeds - see Leeds.
Morley.
Mount Tabor, the Methodist Church, originally Wesleyan, which dates from 1820. Gerard Charmley (2014). Another view, David Regan (2021).
Mytholmroyd, St. Michael (1848). SE 013 259. Michael Bourne. Another view. Stuart Mackrell. Link. Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church (1991). SE 013 258. Stuart Mackrell. Methodist Church. SE 012 257. Stuart Mackrell.

Netherthong, All Saints. Another view. Link. The former Methodist Free Church. All David Regan (2012).
Netherton (near Huddersfield), Methodist Church. David Regan (2012). Link.
Netherton (near Wakefield), St. Andrew. Bill Henderson. Trinity Methodist Church. David Regan (2013). Link.
New Mill (near Holmfirth), Christ Church. Another view. Link. Lydgate Unitarian Chapel. Another view. Link. Grade II listed - link. All David Regan (2012).
New North Road, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Newmillerdam, Lakeside Methodist Chapel, built as Wesleyan in 1890. Link1. Link2. Former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1880) on Barnsley Road (link). Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1820) on School Hill (link). All David Regan (2013).
Newsome, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Norland, St. Luke. It was built as a chapel of ease from Christ Church in Sowerby Bridge in 1865. Another view. SE 0663 2262. Link. The former Bethel Baptist Chapel has a date-stone for 1865. I
t was closed in 1958. SE 0670 2334. Mount Pleasant Wesleyan Chapel later became Norland United Free Methodist Church. It was closed in the early 1960's and was converted to residential use. SE 0705 2297. The former Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel stands about a mile W.S.W. of the village, at New Longley, and is now in residential use. This source dates it to 1863-4, with closure in 1971. SE 0528 2200. All David Regan (2020).
Normanton.
North Elmsall, St. Margaret. Bill Henderson.
North Featherstone, All Saints. Bill Henderson.
Northowram, St. Matthew. Ebenezer Methodist Church on The Green. Link. Heywood U.R.C., named for Oliver Heywood. All Gerard Charmley (2014).
Norwood Green, St. George. Bill Henderson.

Oakenshaw cum Woodlands, St. Andrew. Bill Henderson.
Oakes, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Oakworth, the former Slack Lane Baptist Church, dating from 1894. SE 028 394. Michael Bourne.
Old Town, Wainsgate Baptist Chapel. Another view. SD 998 288. Both David Regan (2011). Link1. Link2. Grade II* listed - link. Methodist Chapel. SE 001 281. Stuart Mackrell.
Ossett.
Otley.
Oulton, St John The Evangelist. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Outlane, St. Mary Magdalene. SE 0865 1795. Link. The site of Bethel New Connexion Chapel. SE 0864 1801. Methodist Church. SE 0816 1768. Link. The site of the demolished Trinity Wesleyan Chapel on New Hey Road. The house in the photo stands on the site of the church. This source (which also has photos of the chapel) dates it to 1876-8, with demolition "after 1993". Old maps show a Sunday School immediately to the south-west (to its left in the photographers point of view) which the source already quoted says was the preceding chapel of 1822. It's very likely to be shown in the middle photo on the source website. SE 0816 1768. All
David Regan (2020).
Outwood, St. Mary Magdelene. Bill Henderson.
Ovenden, St. George. SE 084 261. Michael Bourne. Link. Providence U.R.C. on Keighley Road, formerly Congregational (1836). Gerard Charmley (2014).
Overton, St. Luke. David Regan (2013). Photos of its predecessor, the demolished St. Luke in Middlestown, are available here.
Oxenhope, St. Mary the Virgin. SE 030 347. Link. Hawksbridge Baptist Chapel. SE 022 353. Marsh Wesleyan Chapel. SE 026 357. All Stuart Mackrell. Methodist Church on West Drive. John Balaam (2017). 

Paddock, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Pecket Well, the former Crimsworth Methodist Church (1834), now a private residence. David Regan (2011). Grade II listed - link.
Pontefract.
Pool, St. Wilfred. Bill Henderson.
Primrose Hill, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Pudsey, Leeds.

Queensbury.

Rashcliffe, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Rastrick, St. Matthew (Anglican and Methodist), dates from 1797. SE 1386 2158. Stan Walker. Another view, Bill Henderson (2014). Link. Grade II* listed. New Road Independent Family Church. SE 133 208. Bill Henderson (2014). Cemetery Chapel in the cemetery on Carr Green Lane.
According to this Wikipedia entry the cemetery dates from 1883, though whether the chapel is that early is not so far known. SE 1392 2105. David Regan (2020).
Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury - see Dewsbury.
Rawdon.
Rawthorpe, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Richmond Hill, Leeds - see Leeds.
Ripponden, St. Bartholomew (1868). SE 0411 1978. Another view. Both Stuart Mackrell. Another view, David Regan (2011). Link. Grade II listed. The former Zion Congregational Church.
SE 0354 1931. David Regan (2020). Dated on its grade II listing to 1869. It remained as Congregational until its closure in 1992.
Rishworth.
Roberttown, All Saints. SE 195 225. Bill Henderson.
Rodley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Rothwell, Holy Trinity. Bill Henderson.
Roundhay and Rounday Park, Leeds - see Leeds.
Ryhill, St. James. St. Paul (Methodist). Both Bill Henderson.

Saltaire, St. Peter. Methodist Church. Link. U.R.C. (originally Congregational, 1858-9). Two interior views - 1, 2. A particularly handsome building, built at the expense of Sir Titus Salt, the industrialist. All Gerard Charmley (2012). Another view, showing the extension which houses the Salt family mausoleum, the plaque, organ and font, all Dennis Harper (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Sandal or Sandal Magna, Wakefield - see Wakefield.
Scapegoat Hill, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Scholes, (near Cleckheaton), St. Philip & St. James. SE 167 258. Bill Henderson. Another view. Michael Bourne. Link. The Friends Meeting House is very unusual in looking like a conventional church. David Reagan (2012). Link. Former Methodist Chapel at Hartshead Moor Top, now residential. Another view. Both David Reagan (2012). David has also advised of a photograph of the now-demolished Cleckheaton New Cemetery Chapel, and the now-demolished Methodist Chapel, which stood on Webster Lane, and was knocked-down in 1967. Both are on external websites. 
Scissett, St. Augustine. Bill Henderson.
Seacroft, Leeds.
Shadwell, St. Paul. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Sharlston, St. Luke. Steve Bulman.
Shelf.
Shelley, Emmanuel Church. SE 2119 1130. Bill Henderson. Streetview provides another view from 2009. Link. The Methodist Church off Far Bank is labelled on old maps as Methodist New Connexion, and dates from 1786. SE 2019 1092. Stan Walker. Another view, Gerard Charmley (2021). Link. The tiny former Ebenezer Strict Baptist Chapel on Penistone Road and Far Bank, now in commercial use. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley (2021).
Shipley.
Silsden, St. James the Great. Grade II listed - link. Link2. Our Lady of Mount Carmel (R.C.) was formerly the methodist church. Grade II listed - link. Link2. Silsden Methodist Church. Between leaving the former church (now the catholic), and moving into the present building, the Methodist congregation met in a local Sunday School. Link. All David Regan (2011).
Skelmanthorpe, St. Aidan. David Regan (2013). Link.
Slack Top, Mount Zion Chapel, now a Christian holiday centre. SD 976 285. Stuart Mackrell.
Slaithwaite.
Snapethorpe, St. George. Bill Henderson.
South Crosland, Holy Trinity. Another view. Both David Regan (2012). Link.
South Elmsall, St. Mary the Virgin. Trinity Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
South Hiendley, Methodist Church. Bill Henderson.
South Kirkby, All Saints. Bill Henderson.
Southowram, St. Anne in the Grove. SE 120 236. Michael Bourne.
Sowerby, St. Peter.
Its grade I listing dates it to 1763-6. SE 0429 2320. Stan Walker. Another view, Stuart Mackrell, and another, David Regan (2020). Link.
Sowerby Bridge.
Stainland, St. Andrew (1754), on Stainland Road. This was originally St. Bartholomew's Chapel (Anglican, Methodist and Congregational). SE 0816 1963. The former Providence U.R.C. (Congregational, 1814) on Beestonley Lane was a splinter from the aforementioned St. Bartholomew. Another view. SE 0735 1931. Grade II listed. The site of the demolished Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (another splinter from St. Bartholomew, 1840-1963), as seen by the Streetview van in 2019. Exterior and interior photos are available here, and a history here (scroll down). SE 0821 1960. All
David Regan (2020). A Non-Conformist Mortuary Chapel is shown on O.S. maps at SE 0749 1950, a little way north of the village. Stainland's Wikipedia entry says it has been demolished, and the Streetview van doesn't supply a view of the site.
Stanley and Stanley Ferry, Wakefield - see Wakefield.
Stanningley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Steep Lane, Particular Baptist Chapel, which has a date-stone for 1874. SE
0291 2366. David Regan (2020). Link. Grade II listed.
Steeton, St. Stephen. SE 030 446. David Regan (2011). Another view. Stuart Mackrell. Link. Methodist Church. SE 030 444. Stuart Mackrell.
Stones, Methodist Church. David Regan (2011). Link.
Streethouse, Methodist Church. Bill Henderson.
Swarcliffe, Leeds - see Leeds.
Swillington, St. Mary. Bill Henderson.

Taylor Hill, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Thongbridge, St. Andrew. Bill Henderson.
Thorner, St. Peter. Graham Pickles.
Thornhill, St. Michael and All Angels. SE 2533 1886. Stan Walker. Link. The Baptist Church on Whitley Road. SE 2381 1838.
David Regan (2020). Link. The former Church of the Good Shepherd on Edge Road, Thornhill Edge. SE 2518 1795. David Regan (2020). The former Primitive Methodist Chapel on The Coombs has a date-stone for 1903. It's dated here to 1872. SE 2523 1904. David Regan (2020). The Methodist Church stands off Chapel Lane, on the site of a Wesleyan predecessor, though slightly further from the road. SE 2486 1872.
Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury - see Dewsbury.
Thornton, Old St. James, or Bell Chapel. Another view, also showing new St. James in the background. Link1. Link2. St. James (1872). All David Regan (2011). Link.
Thorpe Arch, All Saints. Bill Henderson.
Thorpe Audlin, former Wesleyan Chapel, now a private residence. Bill Henderson.
Thurstonland, St, Thomas. The pulpit and altar. All Ina Penneyston (2011). Grade II listed - link. The former Wesleyan chapel (dating from 1810), now a private residence. Stan Walker.
Todmorden.
Tong, in Birstall parish, St. James. Bill Henderson.
Trinity Street, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.

Upper Cumberworth, St. Nicholas on Cumberworth Lane. Another view. Both Ben Palmer (2008).
Upper Denby, St. John the Evangelist. Bill Henderson.
Upper Hopton, St. John the Evangelist (1846). SE 202 196. Steven Hill. Grade II listed.
Upperthong, 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).

Wakefield.
Walsden, St. Peter. (1845). SD 935 220. Stuart Mackrell. Two further views - 1, 2, both David Regan (2011). Link1. Link2. Methodist Church (1861). SD 932 221. Stuart Mackrell. Link.
Walton, St. Paul. Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Walton (near Thorpe Arch), St. Peter. Bill Henderson. Two more views - 1, 2, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Forbester. Link. Grade II* listed.
Warley Town, the former Congregational Church (1840's). Gerard Charmley (2014).
Warmsley, dedicated to St. Peter. Bill Henderson.
Waterloo, Huddersfield - see Huddersfield.
Wentbridge, St. John the Evangelist. Bill Henderson.
West Ardsley, Our Lady of the Nativity (R.C.). Bill Henderson.
West Bretton, church - apparently called The Church (Anglican and Methodist). Link. The former St. Bartholomew was built to serve Bretton Hall, and also served the local village until the early 1990's, when it was replaced by The Church. Both David Regan (2013).
West Park, Leeds - see Leeds.
West Town, Dewsbury - see Dewsbury.
Weston, All Saints. Interior view. Both Kenneth Paver (2014).
Westvale, Greetland - see the Greetland page.
Wetherby, St. James. St. Joseph (R.C.). Wesleyan Chapel. All Bill Henderson.
Whitley Lower, St. Mary and St. Michael.
Another view. SE 2225 1766. Both David Regan (2020). Link. Grade II listed. A Wesleyan Methodist Chapel is indicated on the earliest O.S. map of 1855 at SE 2202 1790, on Scopsley Lane. The latest map which still labels it (as Ch.) is of 1938. There's still a building on the site, but whether anything of the chapel survives isn't known. Here's its 2009 Streetview.
Wilshaw, St. Mary, built in 1863 by a local mill-owner. Stan Walker.
Woodhouse and Woodhouse Carr, Leeds - see Leeds.
Woodkirk, St. Mary the Virgin. Bill Henderson.
Woodlesford, All Saints. Woodlesford Methodist Church. Both Bill Henderson.
Wooldale, Quaker Meeting House (one of the earliest to be built). Stan Walker. Link. Methodist Church on Wooldale Road. David Regan (2012). Methodist Free Church on Robert Road. David Regan (2012).
Woolley, St. Peter. Bill Henderson. The altar, and the North Chapel, both Kenneth Paver.
Wortley, Leeds - see Leeds.
Wragby, St. Michael and Our Lady, in the grounds of Nostell Priory. Bill Henderson. Another view, the altar and east window, and a close-up of the carvings behind the altar, all Kenneth Paver.
Wrenthorpe, Wakefield - see Wakefield.
Wyke.

Yeadon, St. John the Evangelist on Barcroft Grove. SE 204 406. Bill Henderson. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2014). Link. New Life Community Church (previously St. Andrew's Methodist Church). SE 207 403. Michael Bourne. Methodist Church on Chapel Hill. SE 208 411. Mike Berrell (2014).

 

 
 

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