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Laceby, Lincolnshire, St. Margaret. Another view. Both © David Regan (2011). Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Church, © David Regan (2016).
Lack, Co. Fermanagh, The Colaghty Parish Church (CoI). H 255 673. © Gerard Close.
Lacock, Wiltshire,
St. Cyriac. ST 917 685. Interior view. Both © Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view, © Alex Parker, and another, © Carole Sage (2009). Link. Grade I listed. Cemetery Chapel. ST 914 683. © Steve Bulman. Another view. © Dennis Harper (2011). Lacock Abbey - little remains of the Abbey in this view, though the cloisters are original. Both © Alex Parker. Link. Grade I listed. The former Methodist Church on The Wharf, now in residential use. Another view. Both © Janet Gimber (2015). The former Congregational Chapel (built as Independent) on Chapel Hill. It has been used as holiday accommodation, but as of 2015 it was up for sale. Another view. Both © Janet Gimber (2015). Grade II listed. The site of the C13 Chapel of the Abbey is marked in the grass, as is the C14 Lady Chapel. Both © Janet Gimber (2015).
Ladbroke, Warwickshire, dedicated to All Saints. © Aidan McRae Thomson.
Laddingford, St. Mary. TQ 691 479. The former Orthodox Chapel. TQ 691 482. Both © Geoff Watt.
Ladock, Cornwall, St. Ladoca. SW 894 510. © Bill Henderson. Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1816). Another view. SW 892 509. Both © Paul E. Barnett (2017).
Ladybank, Fife.
Ladykirk, Borders, Church of Scotland. NT 888 478. © Bill McKenzie. Another view, © Bill Henderson (2012).
Ladysbridge, Co. Cork, St. Mary (R.C.). Interior view. Both © Graeme Harvey.
Ladywell, Greater London, St. Mary the Virgin on Lewisham High Street - built 1774 and restored 1881. Another view. Link. Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry (non-denominational) on Ladywell Road, building built in 1891. Link. All © Gerard Doherty (2010).
Laggan (near Newtonmore), Highland, the parish church. © Martin Briscoe.
Laghey, Co. Donegal, the Parish Church (CoI). © Graeme Harvey.
Laindon, Essex, St. Nicholas. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection.
Lairg, Highland. Free Church. Both © Bill Henderson.
Laithkirk, Church of the Holy Barn. NY 954 240. © Bill Henderson (2009). Link.
Laleston, Bridgend, St. David. Interior view. A re-used medieval altar slab in the NE of the nave. Link. Bethel Baptist Church. Old Chapel, now Bridgend Christian School. This chapel may have originally been Calvinistic Methodist, as mentioned in this document. All © Gervase N. E. Charmley.
Lamas, Norfolk, St. Andrew. Link. Quaker Meeting House, the burial place of Anna Sewell (of Black Beauty fame). Link. Both © Gervase N. E. Charmley.
Lamarsh, Essex, Holy Innocents. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection, which was faded, and had to be heavily processed to improve the image quality. Link.
Lambeg, Co. Antrim, St. Colman (R.C.). J 274 665. Baptist Church. J 275 676. Both © Gerard Close. Gerry has advised (2015) that the Baptist Church has closed, and is now a car wash. The Parish Church (CoI). J 282 668. © Gerard Close (2012).
Lambeg, County Down, Church of Ireland. © Jack Storey.
Lamberhurst, Kent,
St. Mary the Virgin on Church Road. TQ 682 366. © Geoff Watt. The following are all © Judith Anderson - two further views - 1, 2, interior view (note the Consecration Cross on the wall - the church has several (close-up), and the font. The tower and spire, © Elaine Sanders (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Strict Baptist Chapel. TQ 674 360. © Judith Anderson.
Lambeth, Greater London, St. Anne and All Saints. © Mike Rice.
Lambholm, Orkney Islands, the Italian Chapel. Interior. This chapel was built and decorated by Italian POW's during WWII. Both © Bill Henderson. This shot (© Martin Briscoe) shows something of the Nissen hut used to construct the chapel.
Lambley, Northumberland, St. Mary and St. Patrick. Interior view. Both © Alan Blacklock.
Lambley, Nottinghamshire, Holy Trinity. © David Regan (2011). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed - link.
Lambourn, Berkshire, St. Michael and All Angels. Interior view. SU 326 789. Both from old postcard in Judy Flynn's collection. Grade I listed.
Lambston, Pembrokeshire, St. Ismael (now closed). Two views of the interior, taken through windows - 1, 2. SM 907 169. All © Mike Berrell (2010).
Lamesley, Tyne and Wear, St. Andrew. © Bill Henderson.
Laminess, Orkney (on Sanday), Old Church. There is a date above the door, 1909. HY 620 373. © Martin Briscoe. Kevin Price advises that this is the former Baptist Church, and is currently (2011) up for sale.
Lamlash, North Ayrshire,- see Arran.
Lamorran, Cornwall, St. Morenna. SW 878 418. © Paul E. Barnett (2016). Another view,
© Jo Lewis, who advises that the church is currently (2017) closed because of bats. Link.
Lampeter, Ceredigion.
Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire, St. Peter. Interior view. Both © Peter Morgan (2011). Link. Bryn Sion Congregational Chapel (1854, re-built and enlarged 1879). SN 147 148. © Mike Berrell (2011). Another view, © Peter Morgan (2011). Link.
Lamphey, Pembrokeshire, St. Faith and St. Tyfai (CiW). Interior view. SN 015 004. Both © Mike Berrell. Another interior view, and a blocked squint, both © Mike Berrell (2011).
Lamplugh, Cumbria, dedicated to St. Michael. A William Butterfield church of 1870, though built on the site of an earlier church. NY 088 208. © Steve Bulman. Another view, © Chris K. (2007). Link. Grade II* listed.
Lamport, Northamptonshire,
All Saints. © George Weston. Another view, © David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Lanark, South Lanarkshire.
Lancaster, Lancashire.
Lanchester, Durham, All Saints. © Dave Foreman. Another view. © Bill Henderson.
Landewednack, Cornwall,
St. Lanty or St. Winwallow. SW 711 127. From an old postcard, Geoff Watt's Collection. Link.
Landore, Swansea (City), Swansea - see Swansea.
Landrake, Cornwall,
St. Michael. SX 373 605. © James Murray. Another view, © Paul E. Barnett (2015). And an old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Former Methodist Chapel (and adjoining school), now both private residences. SX 415 482. © James Murray. The new Methodist Church. Interior view. SX 374 604. Both © James Murray.
Landulph, Cornwall,
St. Leonard and St. Dilph. SX 431 615. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link.
Lane End, Buckinghamshire, Holy Trinity. From an old postcard, Brett Jeffery's Collection.
Lane Ends, Staffordshire, St. Patrick (R.C.). © Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).
Lanercost, Cumbria. The nave of Lanercost Priory now serves as the parish church. NY 556 638. © Steve Bulman. Link. Another View. © Bill Henderson.
Laneshaw Bridge, Lancashire, Methodist Church on Keighley Road - built as Wesleyan in 1858. SD 921 407. © Philip Kapp. Another view, © Mike Berrell (2014).
Langar, Nottinghamshire, St. Andrew. Two further views - 1, 2, interior view, the altar, font, and a splendid tomb. All © David Regan (2012). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Langbank, Renfrewshire. St. Vincent (R.C.). Both © Martin Briscoe.
Langcliffe, North Yorkshire, St. John the Evangelist. Interior view. Both © Alan Blacklock. Link.
Langdale End, North Yorkshire, St. Peter. Another view. Both © David Regan (2016). Link.
Langdon Hills, Basildon, Essex.
Langford, Bedfordshire, St. Andrew. TL 186 415. © Bill McKenzie. Another view. © Les Needham (2010). Langford Methodist Church. TL 186 407. © Les Needham (2010).
Langford, Essex, St. Giles. Another view. Both © Steve Taylor. Link.
Langford, Nottinghamshire, St. Bartholomew. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. All © David Regan (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Langford, Oxfordshire, St. Matthew. SP 249 025. © Brian J. Curtis. Another view, and two details of carved stonework (1, 2), all © Derek Meek. Grade I listed.
Langham, Norfolk, St. Andrew & St. Mary. The gravestone of Langham's most famous son, Captain Frederick Marryat lies in the churchyard. 133 TG 008 413. Both © Steve Bulman (2005). Link.
Langham, Rutland,
St. Peter and St. Paul. Another view. The font, and a carved head. The church has some good glass including this window by Ninian Comper - 1, 2, 3. SK 843 113. All © Janice Tostevin. Another view, © David Regan (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Baptist Chapel, © David Regan (2016).
Langho, Lancashire, St. Leonard. SD 711 349. © Philip Kapp. Another view. © Peter Simpson. Link. St. Mary (Our Lady Assumed into Heaven) (R.C.) on York Lane. SD 704 339. © Philip Kapp. Two interior views - 1, 2, both © Mike Berrell (2016). Methodist Church. SD 705 342. © Philip Kapp.
Langholm, Dumfries & Galloway, Church of Scotland. NY 361 844. © Bill Henderson.
Langley Marish (commonly known just as Langley), Berkshire, St. Mary the Virgin on St. Mary's Road. TQ 004 795. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's collection.
Langley, Essex, St. John the Evangelist (C) on The Causeway. Two additional views - 1, 2. There is a Norman door with simple roll-moulding. Interior view, through a window. All © Chris Stafford (2013). Grade II* listed.
Langley, Middleton, Greater Manchester - see Middleton.
Langley, Warwickshire, St. Mary. Another view. Interior view. All © Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view, another interior view, and the Epiphany Window, all © John Bowdler. The Epiphany Window is believed by some to contain a coded message - see e.g. here.
Langley Mill, Derbyshire, St. Andrew (CoE and Methodist) on Station Road. © Bill Henderson. Interior view, © Richard Roberts (2014). Link. Langley Mill Baptist Church. Another view. Both © Gervase N. E. Charmley (2011).
Langley Moor, Co. Durham, the former Willis Memorial Methodist Church, now a garage. © Steve Bruce. St. Patrick (R.C.), © Peter Morgan (2013). Link.
Langleybury, Hertfordshire, St. Paul. TL 080 006. © Les Needham. Link.
Langrish, Hampshire, St. John the Evangelist. From an old postcard (franked 1908), Bulman Collection. Link.
Langstone, Newport, the Parish Church (dedication lost). Langstone Methodist Church. Both © Gerard Charmley (2010).
Langthwaite, North Yorkshire, St. Mary the Virgin. NZ 003 027. © Bill Henderson. Another view, and the interior, both © Kenneth Paver. Link, which says that the church was built to replace one reported as "too small and in need of repair" in 1812. This was in Arkle Town, and was at about NZ 0089 0206 (the site is marked on the 1893 O.S. map). The Wesleyan Chapel. NZ 0036 0253. © Bill Henderson. Howard Richter has advised that this closed in June 2014. Closure news story. Estate Agents notice - follow View Brochure for interior photos.
Langtoft, East Riding of Yorkshire, St. Peter. © James Murray.
Langtoft, Lincolnshire, St. Michael & All Angels. © Mike Berrell (2014). Interior view. © Jill Coulthard. Link.
Langton, North Yorkshire, St. Andrew. © George Weston. Two further views - 1, 2, both © David Regan (2011).
Langton-by-Horncastle, Lincolnshire, St. Margaret. © Dave Hitchborne.
Langton by Spilsby (or Langton by Partney), Lincolnshire, St. Peter and St. Paul. Two additional views - 1, 2, two interiors - 1, 2, the altar, and a view showing the box pews, pulpit and tester, all © David Regan (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire, St. Giles. Another view, the tower, interior view and font. This village was the birthplace of the C13 Archbishop of Canterbury, Stephen Langton. All © David Regan (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Langton Green, Kent, All Saints (interior). From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. Link (which has an exterior view).
Langton Herring, Dorset, St. Peter. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, the altar and font. All © Dennis Harper (2011). Grade II listed - link.
Langton Long, Dorset, All Saints. © June Norris. Another view. © Roger Hopkins.
Langton Matravers, Dorset, St. George. © Bill McKenzie.
Langtree, Devon, All Saints. SS 451 155. Zion Bible Christian Chapel (1904). SS 450 156. Both © Martin Richter (2011).
Langwathby, Cumbria, St. Peter. © Steve Bulman. NY 571 336. Link. Methodist Chapel, built as Wesleyan in 1860 (date-stone), and extended in 1900 (date-stone). NY 571 336. All © Howard Richter (2014).
Langworth, Lincolnshire, St. Hugh (1960-2). © David Regan (2015). Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and an intricately carved and gilded roof beam. © Chris Stafford (2014). Some history here.
Lanhydrock, Cornwall, St. Hyderock, in the grounds of Lanhydrock House, a National Trust property. SX 084 636. © Robin Pizzy. Another view, © Paul E. Barnett (2015). Two further views - 1, 2, the porch, two interior views - 1, 2, and the altar. There is an ancient cross in the churchyard. All © Steve Bulman (2010). Link. Grade I listed.
Lanivet, Cornwall, St. Ia (or St. Nivet). Another view. SX 039 642. Grade I listed. The remains of St. Benedict's Chapel at SX 037 636, formerly part of St. Benet's Abbey. Link. The former Bible Christian Chapel (1883) at SX 037 641. All © Paul E. Barnett (2016).
Lanjeth, Cornwall, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, which is now in use as a child care centre. Built in 1867, it was enlarged in 1887. Another view. SW 977 528. Both © Paul E. Barnett (2017).
Lanlivery,
Cornwall, St. Bryvyth (Brevita). Another view. SX 0789 590. Both © Paul E. Barnett (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Lanner, Cornwall,
Christ Church (1845, restored 1883). Another view. SW 715 397. Both © Paul E. Barnett (2015). Link. The former Primitive Methodist Church, now used as a band room. SW 717 399. © Paul E. Barnett (2014). Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. SW 716 399. Unidentified former Church(?), now used as a Church Hall. SW 716 399. © Paul E. Barnett (2014). The former Bible Christian Chapel, now in use as the village hall. SW 716 399. © Paul E. Barnett (2014).
Lanreath,
Cornwall, Wesleyan Methodist Church (1885) on Meadow Road. SX 178 568. © Paul E. Barnett (2017).
Lansallos, Cornwall, St. Ildierna. SX 172 515. Link is to external web-site.
Lansdown, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - see Cheltenham.
Lanteglos-by-Fowey, Cornwall,
St. Wyllow. Another view. SX 144 515. Previously in the "Unknown" section, these photos were rescued from destruction by Ian Lewis, and identified by Janet Gimber. Another solved Unknown is this one from John Bowdler's Collection - identified by "Stiffleaf", who has many more photos of the church on Flickr.
Lanteglos Highway, Cornwall, Wesleyan Chapel of 1884. SX 147 536. © Paul E. Barnett (2015).
Lapley, Staffordshire, All Saints. Another view. SJ 872 129. Both © Chris Emms (2010). Link.
Lapworth, Warwickshire, St. Mary the Virgin. Interior view. Both © Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.
Larbert, Falkirk.
Largs, North Ayrshire.
Largy, Co. Derry, Presbyterian Church (1831). C 673 183. © Gerard Close (2010).
Larkfield, Kent, Methodist Church. TQ 704 583. © Geoff Watt.
Larkhall, South Lanarkshire.
Larne, Co. Antrim, The Gardenmore Presbyterian Church. D 399 027. St. MacNissi (R.C.). D 402 026. Methodist Church. D 404 026. Elim Church. D 400 027. All © Gerard Close (2010). Mission Hall. D 402 030. © Gerard Close (2014).
Lasborough, Gloucestershire, St. Mary. © Graeme Harvey (2013). Grade II listed.
Lasham, Hampshire, St. Mary. Another view. Built in 1866 on the site of a much older (Saxon) church. © Mike Rice. Link.
Lashenden, Kent, Ebenezer Chapel (Strict Baptist), dated 1879. TQ 849 410. © Geoff Watt.
Lask Edge, Shropshire, Methodist Chapel, originally Primitive Methodist (1875). SJ 915 566. © Gervase N. E. Charmley. Another view. © Chris Emms (2011).
Lastingham, North Yorkshire, St. Mary. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Four further views - 1, 2, 3, 4, interior view, font and crypt, all © David Regan (2012). Link1. Link2.
Latchford, Warrington, Cheshire - see Warrington.
Latheron, Highland, Church of Scotland. ND 198 334. Old Church. ND 203 333. Both © Martin Briscoe. Another view of the old church, which now serves as the Clan Gunn Museum. © Bill Henderson.
Latheronwheel, Highland, former chapel. © Bill Henderson.
Latimer, Buckinghamshire, St. Mary Magdalene. From an old postcard, Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view. TL 001 989. © Les Needham.
Latton, Wiltshire, St. John the Baptist. © Simon Edwards. Link.
Lauder, Borders, Church of Scotland. © Bill Henderson.
Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, St. Martin. Another view. English Congregational Chapel. All © Peter Morgan (2011).
Laughton, Leicestershire, St. Luke. © George Weston.
Laughton, Lincolnshire, All Saints - which is difficult to photograph. © David Regan (2010). Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all © David Regan (2017). Link. Grade I listed.
Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire, All Saints. © Bill Henderson.
Launcells, Cornwall,
St. Swithin. Interior view. SS 243 057. Both © Graeme Harvey (2011). Link.
Launceston, Cornwall,
. Swithin. Interior view. SS 243 057. Both © Graeme Harvey (2011). Link.
Launceston, St. Mary Magdalene. SX 331 846. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view, © Paul E. Barnett (2017). Link. Grade I listed. St. Stephen the Martyr. SX 324 857. © Graeme Harvey (2011). Link. Grade I listed. Launceston Castle once had a chapel in the courtyard, which is mentioned in a survey of 1337. SX 330 845. © Paul E. Barnett (2017).

Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, Arbuthnott Kirk. © Tommy Crocket.
Laurieston, Falkirk, Parish Church on Polmont Road. Link. Gospel Hall on Cotton Lane. Link. Both © Jim Parker (2015).

Launton, Oxfordshire, dedicated to St. Mary. © Steve Bulman. SP 603 228.
Lavenham, Suffolk.
Lavernock, Vale of Glamorgan, St. Lawrence. © David and Pat Halliday. Another view.
© Gerard Charmley (2010).
Laverstoke, Hampshire,
St. Mary the Virgin. SU 487 488. © Philip Kapp. Another view, © Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II listed.
Laverton, North Yorkshire, Methodist Chapel. © Martin Briscoe.
Lavey, County Derry, St. Mary (R.C.). This is the "new" church, dedicated in 1873. © Mark Lusby.
Lavister, Wrexham, former Congregational Chapel. © Gervase N. E. Charmley (2011).
Law, Dundee (City), Dundee - see
Dundee.
Lawford, Essex, St. Mary. The porch, and an interior view. All © John Bowdler. Link.
Lawrence Weston and Kingsweston, Bristol, Christ the King, built in 1950, and demolished in the 1970's. From an old postcard in Janet Gimber's Collection. A photo is available hereCommunity Church on Kings Weston Lane. This was previously known as Lawrence Weston Christian Fellowship. ST 53990 77976. © Carole Sage (2016). Lawrence Weston Baptist Church on Long Cross, established as a Mission from Tyndale Baptist Church in Redland, Bristol, for which see here. ST 53859 77976. © Carole Sage (2016). Our Lady of the Rosary (R.C.) on Kings Weston Lane. Two additional views - 1, 2. ST 54089 77898. All © Carole Sage (2016). Link. St. Peter at Ridingleaze. Two additional views - 1, 2. ST 54416 78399. All © Carole Sage (2016). Link. The site of Lawrence Weston Methodist Church, which stood on Orlebar Gardens and Chapel Lane (the latter was previously known as Humberstan Walk). A Wesleyan Chapel was built here before 1903. Map evidence shows that it was either rebuilt on a larger scale before the 1950's, or much extended, but it was demolished after closure in 1980, and the site redeveloped as flats. ST 54972 78612. © Carole Sage (2017). The former Friends' Meeting House (1718) on Kingsweston Road and Fernhill Lane. Extended in 1780, and with later additions, it closed in 1893 and was subsequently converted into two houses. It was built on the site of an earlier Friends' Meeting House of the late 1660's. ST 54936 78143. © Carole Sage (2017). Grade II listed (for the joint properties). The site of Lawrence Weston Pentecostal Church (1972-2002) on Ridingleaze. A care home was built on the site. ST 54285 78121. © Carole Sage (2017). Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Deans Mead. From map evidence, it was built between 1955 and 1970. ST 54305 77998. © Carole Sage (2017).
Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, St. Caradoc. © Chris Emms (2009). Interior view. SN 017 069. © Mike Berrell. Link.
Laxey, Isle of Man, Christ Church (consecrated 1856). © John Balaam (2011). Interior view, © John Balaam (2015). Link.
Laxton, East Riding of Yorkshire, St. Peter. SE 792 255. © Tim Pickles. Interior view, and Easter Cross, both © James Murray. Former Wesleyan Chapel, now a workshop. © James Murray. The Old Church, originally dedicated to St. John, of which only the chancel remains. The rest of the church was demolished in mid-Victorian times. Since then it has been used as a mortuary chapel, but is now a storeroom. Another view. Both © James Murray.
Laxton, Northamptonshire, All Saints. © David Regan (2017). Grade II* listed.
Laxton, Nottinghamshire, St. Michael the Archangel. Two interior views - 1, 2, a carved tomb, and the font. All All © David Regan (2011). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Layham, Suffolk - see Lower Layham.
Lazonby, Cumbria, St. Nicholas. © Steve Bulman. NY 549 398. Link.

Lea, Herefordshire, St. John the Baptist. © June Norris.
Lea, Lincolnshire, St. Helen. SK 830 866. © Bill Henderson (2009). Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all © David Regan (2017). Link. Grade I listed. Lea Methodist Church. SK 828 867. © Bill Henderson (2009).
Lea Marston, Warwickshire, St. John the Baptist. © Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.
Lead, North Yorkshire, St. Mary. The interior. This lovely little church is only used once a year, and cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. Both © Bill Henderson. An old engraving. © Colin Waters Collection.
Leadenham, Lincolnshire, St. Swithin on Main Street. © Jim Parker. Interior view. © Alan Blacklock (2010).
Leadgate, Durham.
Leake, North Yorkshire,
St. Mary. © Bill Henderson. Another view. © James Murray. Another view, mass dial and carving, three interiors - 1, 2, 3 the altar, and the font, all © David Regan (2016). Grade I listed.
Lealholm, North Yorkshire, St. James the Greater. NZ 763 076. © Steve Bulman. Two additional views - 1, 2, the interior, and the font, all
© David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church (originally Wesleyan, dating from 1839). NZ 761 075. © Steve Bulman. Another view, © David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II* listed. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (R.C.), © Mike Forbester. Link.
Leamington Hastings, Warwickshire, All Saints. Originally C13, there is a date-stone of 1703 in the porch gable, which, according to the grade II* listing, is when the south aisle was re-built and the porch extended. Six additional views - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. SP 444 676. Link1. Link2. Link3. Link4. Link5. Link6. The church is a much used (and admired) venue for secular music - link. Broadwell Methodist Church, built as Wesleyan prior to 1887, as it shows on the OS map for that year. Another view.
SP 4520 6592.The same 1887 map also marks the site of a medieval chapel at SP 4567 6563.  Link. Church of the Good Shepherd is effectively a Chapel of Ease to All Saints, a mile and a half distant. It shows on the same 1887 map as Mission Room and School. Two additional views - 1, 2. SP 453 660. All © Howard Richter (2015).
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.
Leasingham, Lincolnshire, St. Andrew. Another view, interior view, and the font. All © David Regan (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Leatherhead, Surrey.
Leathley, North Yorkshire, St. Oswald. © Bill Henderson. Another view, a door with marvellous ironwork, and a column capital, all © Kenneth Paver (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Leaton, Shropshire, Holy Trinity. SJ 46934 18353. © Carole Sage (2007). Link. Grade II listed.
Leaveland, Kent, St. Laurence. TR 004 548. © Geoff Watt.
Leavening, North Yorkshire, Venerable Bede (CoE). © David Regan (2011). Link.
Lechlade, Gloucestershire, St. Lawrence. © Bill McKenzie. SU 214 995.
Leck, Lancashire, St. Peter. © Mrs. Janet Dalby. And an old postcard view (card franked 1905), from Reg Dosell's Collection.
Leckford, Hampshire, St. Nicholas. SU 373 376. © Chris Kippin. Link. Grade II* listed.
Leckhapton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - see Cheltenham.
Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, St. Peter. Link. Baptist Church. Both © Graeme Harvey.
Leckwith, Cardiff (City), Cardiff - see Cardiff (City).
Leckwith, Vale of Glamorgan, the former St. James (CiW). © Gerard Charmley.
Leconfield, East Riding of Yorkshire, St. Catherine. © James Murray. Two additional views - 1, 2, both © Jack Nicholson. Grade I listed - link.
Ledbury, Herefordshire, St. Michael & All Angels. Another view. Both © Graeme Harvey. Grade I listed. The former St. Katherine's Hospital Chapel and hall on High Street. A plaque gives a little history. Both © Janet Gimber (2014). Grade II* listed.
Ledsham, West Yorkshire, dedicated to All Saints. © Bill Henderson. Two interior views - 1, 2, both © Kenneth Paver.
St. Margaret on Lee Terrace, built 1839-41. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Two modern views - 1, 2, both © Gerard Doherty (2010). This church is also listed under Lewisham, as Gerard advises that although the official website says it is in Lee, the postcode is for Lewisham. Link1. Link2.
Lee Abbey, Devon, Retreat Centre. Part of the building was converted into a chapel in 1951. Link. Part of a nearby limekiln was converted into the Beach Chapel in 1984. Link (interior view). History of both can be found here and on succeeding pages. Both © Martin Richter (2011).
Lee Common, Buckinghamshire, Methodist Chapel (1839). SP 908 041. © Les Needham.
Lee Gate, Buckinghamshire, Emanuel Hall (1883). SP 898  053. Les thinks it may be in use today as the village hall. © Les Needham.
Lee Green, Greater London, Emmanuel Pentecostal Church on Lee High Road. © Gerard Doherty (2010). Lee New Testament Church of God on Lee High Road. Janet Gimber has been looking at old maps, and determined that this building was built as Bible Christian, and was later United Methodist, then Lee Methodist Chapel. © Gerard Doherty (2010). Link.
Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire, St. Faith. © Kerry Marriott. Link.
Leebotwood, Shropshire, St. Mary. Two additional views - 1, 2, four of the interior - 1, 2, 3, 4, the font, and an example of the wall-paintings re-discovered in 1976. SO 471 986. All © Dennis Harper (2016). Grade II* listed.
Leeds, Kent, St. Nicholas. TQ 825 534. © Geoff Watt. Link.
Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Leedstown, Cornwall, the former St. James Mission Church. Paul describes this as disused, but it still has a live (though not very informative) page on the CoE website. SW 608 346. Wesleyan Chapel (1862). SW 604 342. Both © Paul E. Barnett (2014).
Leek, Staffs.
Leek Wootton, Warwickshire, All Saints. Another view. and a medieval font. According to this link, the old church was demolished in 1789, the present church being built on the same site. All © John Bowdler.
Leeming, NYorks.
Leenane, County Galway, R.C. church. © Bill Henderson.
Lees, Oldham, Greater Manchester - see Oldham.
Legbourne, Lincolnshire, All Saints. Interior view. Legbourne has seven windows by Frederick Preedy. Both © Tudorbarlow (Flickr).
Legerwood, Borders, Church of Scotland. © James Denham (2010).
Legsby, Lincolnshire, St. Thomas. Another view, interior view, altar, and the Norman drum font. All © David Regan (2013). Link. Grade II listed.
Leicester, Leicestershire.
Leigh, Greater Manchester.
Leigh, Kent, St. Mary. TQ 548 466. © Dave Westrap. An old postcard view, from Geoff Watt's Collection. Link1. Link2. Link3.
Leigh, Wiltshire, All Saints. © Simon Edwards (2011). Link.
Leigh Delamere, Wiltshire, St. Margaret. Originally in the "Unknown" section, thanks to Michael Royalton-Kisch for identifying this church. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link
Leigh on Mendip,
St. Giles. ST 693 473. © Kevin Gordon. Two additional views - 1, 2, both © Christopher Skottowe (1965). Link. Grade I listed.
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.
Leigh Woods, Somerset,
St. Mary the Virgin, on Church Road. An unusual church, with dormer windows, and an odd tower. ST 5584 7289. © Andrew Ross. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the churchyard gate, all © Carole Sage (2016). Link.
Leighterton, Gloucestershire, St. Andrew. © Graeme Harvey (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Leighton, Powys, Holy Trinity. © Chris Emms (2009). Link.
Leighton Bromswold, Cambridgeshire, St. Mary. © Jim Rushton.
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
Leintwardine, Herefordshire, St. Mary Magdalene. Two interiors - 1, 2, the East window, altar and reredos, and the font. There is also some charming wood carvings. SO 404 741. All © Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Leire, Leicestershire, St. Peter (medieval tower, the rest of the building 1868). Interior view. SP 526 900. Both © Aidan McRae Thomson (2012). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Leiston, Suffolk, St. Margaret. TM 439 625. © Judith Anderson (2005).
Leith, City of Edinburgh.
Lelant, Cornwall, St. Uny. There is a small chapel adjacent (confirmed as a mortuary chapel by Janet Gimber) dating from 1879 (date-stone). SW 548 377. Link. Grade I listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. SW 544 369. Link. Bowl Rock Chapel House was originally Lelant Downs Wesleyan Chapel. SW 522 367. The rock after which it is named was, according to local legend, played with by giants. All © Paul E. Barnett (2014). A tentative entry now - Lelant Abbey. According to the website of the holiday let, the building has been in secular use since 1581, but before that it is supposed to have belonged to the priory on St. Michael's Mount, and used as respite housing for the monks from the priory. As such, it could well have had a chapel. SW 542 365. © Paul E. Barnett (2017).
Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear - see Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Lemsford, Hertfordshire, St. John the Evangelist. © Bill McKenzie.
An old postcard view, from in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Lenham, Kent, St. Mary. TQ 899 521. © John Salmon. Link.
Lenham Heath, Kent, former chapel (now a private residence). TQ 919 495. © Geoff Watt. Janet Gimber advises that this was Primitive Methodist, and later "Lenham Heath Methodist Chapel".
Lenton, Lincolnshire, St. Peter. TF 026 304. © Mike Berrell (2012). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Leominster, Herefordshire.
Leonard Stanley, Gloucestershire, St. Swithun. © Graeme Harvey (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Lepton, West Yorkshire, 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.
Lerwick, Shetland.
Les Vaubelets, Guernsey, The Little Chapel. A view of the entrance. © Roger Heap.
Lesbury, Northumberland, St. Mary. NU 236 117. © Steve Bulman. Another view. © Peter Morgan. Link.
Leslie, Fife.
Lessingham, Norfolk, All Saints. Link. Methodist Church. Both © Geoff Watt.
Letchworth, Herts.
Letham, Angus, the Parish Church. © Derek Robertson.
Letheringsett, Norfolk, St. Andrew. © Bill McKenzie. Link.
Letterfrack, Co. Galway, the church (1877-81) in the grounds of Kylemore Abbey is no longer used for services. Interior view. Both © John Balaam (2012). Link.
Letterston, Pembrokeshire, St. Giles. Two interior views - 1, 2. SM 943 296. Horeb Congregational Chapel (1901). SM 951 298. Saron Baptist Chapel. SM 951 298. All © Mike Berrell (2010).
Letwell, South Yorkshire, St. Peter. © Bill Henderson.
Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, St. Eunan's Cathedral (R.C.).  © Graeme Harvey. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link. Trinity Presbyterian Church. © Graeme Harvey. Link. Conwal Parish Church (CoI). © Graeme Harvey. Link.
Leuchars, Fife, St. Athernase (CoS) on Main Street - a most impressive-looking church. © Derek Robertson. Two further views - 1, 2, both © Jim Parker (2009), and two interior views - 1, 2, both © Jim Parker (2011). Link. RAF Leuchars Station Church (multi-denominational) on Main Street. © Jim Parker (2009). Link. The former Free Church (1895) on Main Street is now known as Henderson Hall. © Jim Parker (2011). Link.
Leven, East Riding of Yorkshire, Holy Trinity. Methodist Church. Both © James Murray.
Leven, Fife.
Levens, Cumbria, dedicated to St. John Evangelist. SD 485 858. © Steve Bulman. Another view, and an interior view, both © Tim Hollinghurst (2011).  Levens Methodist Church. SD 487 861. © Philip Kapp.
Levenshulme, Manchester, Greater Manchester.
Leverburgh, Western Isles (Harris), Church of Scotland. Free Church. NG 015 865. Both © John Mackie.
Leverington, Cambridgeshire, St. Leonard. Another view, three interiors - 1, 2, 3 the chancel and font. All © David Regan (2016). Link. A video tour of the churchyard. Grade I listed.
Leverstock Green, Hertfordshire, Holy Trinity. TL 085 065. © Les Needham. Link.
Leverton, Lincolnshire, St. Helena. TF 399 478. © Michael Bourne.
Levisham, North Yorkshire, St. John the Baptist. © Bill McKenzie. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2 - altar and font, all © John Bowdler.
Lew, Oxfordshire, Holy Trinity (1841). © Chris Emms (2011). Grade II listed - link.
Lewes, East Sussex.
Lewis (island), Western Isles.
Lewisham, GLon.
Lewknor, Oxfordshire, St. Margaret. SU 716 977. © Les Needham. Link.
Lewtrenchard, Devon, St. Peter. Previously in the "Unknown" section. Carol believed this 2002 photo to be a St. Peter in SW England. It has an eagle lectern, and a carved wooden pulpit, with paintings of Saints. Thanks to Phil Draper for the ID.
Ley Hill, Buckinghamshire, Methodist Chapel, built as Primitive Methodist in 1887. SP 989 020. © Les Needham.
Leybourne, Kent, St. Peter and St. Paul. © Mike Rice. Link.
Leyburn, NYorks.
Leyland, Lancs.
Leysdown, Kent, St. Clement, now demolished. Link is to external website.
Leysters, Herefordshire, St. Andrew. Interior view. Both © Tim Hollinghurst. Link.
Leyton, Greater London, Jamia Masjid Ghosia (aka Walthamstow Mosque, Waltham Forest Islamic Association) on Lea Bridge Road. Interior view. TQ 372 878. Both © Mehmood Naqshbandi, and reproduced from his website Muslims in Britain.
Leytonstone, Greater London, Leytonstone Mosque (aka Leytonstone Islamic Association) on Dacre Road. TQ 396 874. © Mehmood Naqshbandi, and reproduced from his website Muslims in Britain.
Elim Pentecostal Church, © Peter Morgan (2016). Link. United Free Church. Another view. Both © Peter Morgan (2016). Link.
Lezant, Cornwall, St. Brioc(h)us. SX 3385 7909. © Carole Sage (1999). The following interior views are © Carole Sage (1999) - 1, 4, and the font; 2 and 3 are old postcards from Carole's Collection. Grade II* listed.

Libanus, Powys, St. John. © Eirian Evans. Ebenezer U.R.C. (1973) was built on the site of an earlier building. © Gerard Charmley (2010).
Lichfield, Staffs.
Lickey, Worcestershire, Holy Trinity. © Vanessa Morgan. Another view. © Tudorbarlow (Flickr). Link.
Lickey End, Worcestershire, Methodist Church. © Peter Morgan (2011). Link.
Liddington, Wiltshire, All Saints. © John Pope. Another view. © Simon Edwards (2011). Link.
Lidget Green, Bradford, West Yorkshire - see Bradford.
Lidgey, Cornwall, Greek Orthodox Church of the Archangel Michael and St Piran. SW 756 364. © Paul E. Barnett (2015).
Lidlington, Bedfordshire, St. Margaret, on Church Street and The Lane. SP 991 389. © Bill McKenzie. Interior view, from an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.
Lifford, Co. Donegal, Church of Slugadius (CoI). © Graeme Harvey.
Lifton, Devon, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view. Both from old postcards in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Liftondown, Devon, Wesleyan Methodist Church. SX 369 854.
© Paul E. Barnett (2017).
Lightcliffe, West Yorkshire, 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.
Lighthorne, Warwickshire, St. Laurence. SP 335 560. © Steve Bulman. Another view. Interior view. Both © Aidan McRae Thomson.
Lightwater, Surrey, All Saints. SU 933 862. © Susan Heighes (2013). Link.
Lilbourne, Nhants., dedicated to All Saints. Interior view. Both © Aidan McRae Thomson. Grade I listed - link.
Lilley, Hertfordshire, St. Peter.
From an old postcard (posted in 1908) in Judy Flynn's collection. This photo (© Bill McKenzie) previously listed as being St. Peter clearly isn't. Judy thinks it could well be a Hertfordshire church, it having the distinctive Hertfordshire spike. Can you identify it?
Lilliesleaf, Borders, Church of Scotland. © Bill McKenzie.
Lillington, Warwickshire, St. Mary Magdalene. © Aidan McRae Thomson. Church of Our Lady (R.C.); another view, and some interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 - all © John Bowdler. Link. U.R.C. © Aidan McRae Thomson.
Lilstock, Somerset. Maggie explains that this church was de-consecrated in the late 19th century, and only the chancel has been restored. © Maggie Exon.
Limavady, Co, Derry.
Limehouse, Greater London, Unitarian Church, Durning Hall, on Elsa Street. © unitarian.co.uk. This, and many other old engravings on this website, are reproduced from the downloadable books on the Unitarian Church Headquarters website here. The books are Pictures of Unitarian Churches by Emily Sharpe (1901) and the 1914 edition of Nonconformist Church Architecture by Ronald P. Jones M.A, (Oxon), and the images are reproduced by kind permission of James Barry of Unitarian Church Headquarters. My appreciation also to Mike Berrell for his efforts in this regard.
Limpenhoe, Norfolk, St. Botolph. © Geoff Watt. Link.
Limpsfield, Surrey, St. Peter - the burial place of the composer Delius. From an old postcard, Brett Jeffery's Collection. Link.
Limpsfield Chart, Surrey, St. Andrew, in about 1900. An earlier view (from about 1895), when the church was partly built. Both from old postcards, Brett Jeffery's Collection. Link.
Linby, Nottinghamshire, St. Michael. Another view and the tower. All © David Regan (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Lincoln, Lincs.
Lindal-in-Furness, Cumbria, St. Peter. SD 248 758. Former chapel (now a private house), which Janet Gimber advises was Wesleyan Methodist. SD 249 757. Both © Philip Kapp.
Lindale, Cumbria, St. Paul. SD 414 804. © Steve Bulman.
Lindfield, West Sussex, All Saints. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection.
Lindisfarne, Northumberland.
Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire - see Huddersfield.
Lindridge, Worcestershire, St. Lawrence. © Aidan McRae Thomson. Another view. © Graeme Harvey. Interior view. © Aidan McRae Thomson. Link.
Lindsey. Suffolk, St. James's Chapel. Interior view. Both © Mike Berrell. Link.
Lingwood, Norfolk, Methodist Church. © George Weston.
Linlathen, Dundee (City), Dundee - see
Dundee.
Linley, Shropshire, St. Leonard, now cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. Two additional views - 1, 2. A doorway with Norman tympanum above. A much finer one adorns a blocked doorway. Two interior views - 1, 2, the chancel, and the font. All © Dennis Harper (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Linlithgow, West Lothian.
Linslade, Bedfordshire, St. Mary. © Bedfordshire and Luton Archives & Records Service (2009). Link. St. Barnabas, © Bedfordshire and Luton Archives & Records Service (2008). Link. Bethel Free Grace Baptist Chapel (1843). © Bedfordshire and Luton Archives & Records Service (2008). Link.
Linstead Parva, Suffolk, St. Margaret of Antioch. TM 337 777. © Steve Bulman (2005). Link.
Linthwaite, West Yorkshire, Christ Church. Another view. Link. Methodist Church. The old Methodist Chapel also stands nearby. Link. All © David Regan (2012).
Linton, Cambridgeshire, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view. TL 561 466. Both © William Metcalfe.
Linton, Derbyshire, Christ Church (1881) on Hillside Road. Interior view. SK 275 172. Link. Trinity Methodist Church at Linton Heath. It was built as Primitive Methodist in 1909. Note the Art Nouveau date-stone. SK 285 165. All © Richard Roberts (2014).
Linton, Kent, St. Nicholas. Coxheath Congregational Chapel (though it is in Linton!). Both © Ann Gould.
Linton in Craven, North Yorkshire, St. Michael & All the Angels. © Mark Etheridge. Another view. Interior view. Both © Alan Blacklock. An early drum font. © Steve Bulman. Link. Fountaine's Hospital Chapel. Interior view. Both © David Regan (2010). Link.
Linwood, Lincolnshire, St. Cornelius - an unusual dedication. Another view. Both © David Regan (2011). Link.
Linwood, Renfrewshire, parish church. Gospel Hall. Both © Martin Briscoe.
Lisbellaw, County Fermanagh, the parish church. © Jack Storey. Presbyterian Church. H 303 409. © Gerard Close. Methodist Church. H 299 411. © Gerard Close.
Lisburn, Counties Antrim and Down. Lisburn straddles the border of the two counties - the boundary being the River Lagan (see Wikipedia entry).
Liscooley, Co. Donegal, Donoughmore Presbyterian Church. © Graeme Harvey.
Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Catholic Church (interior view). From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Liskeard, Cornwall.
Lislea, Co. Derry, the former Lislea Mission Hall (1926). C 950 074. © Gerard Close (2016).
Lislimnaghan, Co. Tyrone, Holy Trinity (CoI). H 430 758. © Gerard Close.
Lismore,
Co. Waterford, St. Carthage's Roman Catholic Cathedral. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Lisnafillan, Co. Antrim, Mission Hall (1931). D 067 015. © Gerard Close (2009).
Lisnagleer, Co. Tyrone, Baptist Church. H 785 684. © Gerard Close.
Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh.
Liss, Hampshire, St. Peter at Burgates. SU 770 286. © Chris Kippin. Grade II* listed.
Lissan, Co. Derry, Church of Ireland. H 805 829.
St. Michael (R.C., 1907). H 802 831. Both © Gerard Close.
Lissett, East Riding of Yorkshire, St. James of Compostella. © James Murray. Link.
Lissington, Lincolnshire, St. John the Baptist. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. Link. Grade II listed. The former Methodist Chapel. All © David Regan (2013).
Liston, Essex, no dedication or dedication lost (C). Another view, and the porch. All © Chris Stafford (2013). Link1, which suggests the dedication may have been St. Katherine. Link2. Link3.
Listowel, Co. Kerry, St. John (CoI). From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.
Lisvane, Cardiff, St. Denys.
© David Gallimore. Link. The former Lisvane Baptist Church (1856 - 2003), now a private residence. Very unusual is the outside baptistery. Both © Gerard Charmley.
Litlington, East Sussex, St. Michael the Archangel (O). TQ 523 019. © Dave Westrap.  An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Another view, two interior view - 1, 2 - and the font, all © Steve Bulman (2009). Link.
Listooder, County Down, the Kilmore Presbyterian Church. © Jack Storey.
Litcham, Norfolk, All Saints. Another view, and the interior. All © Peter Morgan (2016). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Litchborough, Northamptonshire,
St. Martin on Banbury Road. Another view. SP 663 543. Grade II* listed. Particular Baptist Chapel (1862) on Towcester Road. Another view, and the interior. SP 635 542. Link. All © Howard Richter (2015).
Litlington, East Sussex, St. Michael the Archangel (O). Curiously, Pevsner fails to give the dedication. TQ 523 019. © Dave Westrap. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Another view, two interior view - 1, 2 - and the font, all © Steve Bulman (2009). Another view, © Elaine Saunders (2016). Link.
Little Addington, Northamptonshire, St. Mary. Another view. Both © David Regan (2017). Link. Grade I listed.
Little Amwell, Hertfordshire, Holy Trinity
. © Bill McKenzie.
Little Asby, Cumbria, former church, dedication and religious group not known. Now in residential use. Another view. The adjoining property is "The Manse". A 1920 map indicates "St. Leonard's Ch (site of)". NY 698 096. Both © Martin Richter (2011). Kevin Price has advised that when it closed in about 1965, this was Little Asby Congregational Church. In the late 1960's it was being used for motorcycle repair and storage, but is now in residential/holiday letting use.
Little Aston, Staffordshire, St. Peter. © Bruce Read.
Little Barford, Bedfordshire, St. Denys. Redundant, and now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. TL 177 569. © Bedfordshire and Luton Archives & Records Service (2010). An old postcard view, from Judy Flynn's Collection. Link1. Link2. Grade II* listed - link.
Little Barrington, Gloucestershire, St. Peter. © Mark Turbott. Another view, © Chris Emms (2011). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Little Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire, St. Andrew. © Bill McKenzie.
Little Blencow, Cumbria, Methodist Church. NY 454 327. © Steve Bulman (2010).
Little Bollington, Cheshire, Holy Trinity, on Lymm Road. SJ 726 866. © Bruce Read. Another view, © Mike Berrell (2012).
Little Bowden, Leicestershire, St. Nicholas. © George Weston.
Little Bradley, Suffolk, All Saints (K). Another view, three interior views - 1, 2, 3, two monuments - 1, 2, a window, and the font. All © Chris Stafford (2012). Link. Grade I listed.
Little Brington, Northamptonshire, St. John. All that remains is the spire, the body of the church having been demolished in 1947. © David Regan (2017). Link. Grade II listed.
Little Broughton, Cumbria. - see Broughton (Great and Little).
Little Budworth, Cheshire, St. Peter. SJ 598 654. © Les Needham. Another view. © Kit Heald. Link. Methodist Chapel. SJ 590 668. © Bruce Read.
Little Bytham, Lincolnshire, St. Medardus & St. Gildardus (or Sts. Medard and Gidard), which Julie advises is a unique dedication. © Julie Walker. Another view, and an interior view, both © Alan Blacklock (2010). Simon Garbutt confirms that this is a unique British dedication, but says that in France, churches dedicated to St. Medard (or Médard, or Méard) are relatively common - though Gildard (or Godard) is uncommon. He further advises that St. Medard, who shares his saints day with St. Swithin, also shares his reputation for bringing 40 days of rain if it rains on his day.
Little Carlton, Lincolnshire, the site of St. Edith (1837). It was still standing in 1986 when the Grade II listing was documented, but despite the listing, it was demolished in 1993. The Wikipedia entry says that the church stood on the site of an older one. The font is from the demolished church. A photo is available here. Both © David Regan (2016).
Little Casterton, Rutland,
All Saints. From an old engraving of 1875 in the Colin Waters Collection. Three modern views - 1, 2, 3, three interiors - 1, 2, 3, and the font, all © David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Little Cawthorpe, Lincolnshire, St. Helen, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. © David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II listed.
Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, St. George. SU 985 978. Link. St. Aidan (R.C.). SU  986 976. Link. Both © Chalmers Cursley.
Little Chart, Kent, St. Mary. Destroyed by a V1 in WWII. © Bill McKenzie. Three further views - 1, 2, 3 - all © Dave Godden. Link.
Little Comberton, Worcestershire, St. Peter. © Graeme Harvey. Link.
Little Cornard, Suffolk, All Saints. The tower and porch. The only remaining building of a village wiped out by plague. All © Roger Heap (2011). Link. Grade I listed - link.
Little Cowarne, Herefordshire, St. Guthlac. © Mark Turbott.
Little Crosby, Merseyside, St. Mary (R.C.), on Back Lane. SD 320 016. © Don Tomkinson.
Little Dassett, Warwickshire, former chapel (now a private residence), supposedly originally belonging to the Knights Templar. Another view. Both © John Bowdler.
Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire, St. David. © James Murray. Link.
Little Dalby, Leicestershire, St. James. Interior view. Both © Aidan McRae Thomson (2012). Grade II* listed - link.
Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, St. Leonard. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Little Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire,
St. Mary (C), alternatively St. Peter (see here). Two additional views - 1, 2. All © David Regan (2017). Grade II* listed.
Little Eaton, Derbyshire, St. Paul on Church Lane and Vicarage Road. Built pre-1791, it's grade II listed. SK 361 415. Link. U.R.C. on Alfreton Road, built as Congregational in 1843. SK 363 412. The former United Methodist Free Church on Alfreton Road and Derby Road. It dates from 1906 and is now in secular use. SK 364 417. All © Richard Roberts (2014).
Little Ellingham, Norfolk. © Jane Marriott.
Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire, St. Helen. Another view. Both © Jim Rushton. Link. Please ignore this entry pending revision.
Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, St. Peter and St. Paul. Further views - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, an interior view, and a window. SP 997 138. All © Dave Westrap (2010). Link1. Link2.
Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire, St. Peter and St. Paul. © Jim Rushton. Another view, the Lady Chapel and interior view, all © James Murray. Link.
Little Grimsby, St. Edith. © David Regan (2015). Link. Grade II listed.
Little Hadham, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, St. Cecilia. © Bill McKenzie.
Little Hampden, Church (no dedication). © Marion Hall. Link. Grade I listed - link.
Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire, St. Mary the Virgin. © David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Little Hay, Staffordshire,
Mission Church (according to here). Thanks to Mike Berrell for advising the identification. © Bruce Read. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Little Hay Lane, now converted to residential use. It pre-dates the OS map of 1884. When it went out of use is uncertain - it is shown on the 1914-1923 OS maps, but not labelled, and by the 1965 edition is marked as The Old Chapel, so presumably had been converted by then. SK 120 021. © Richard Roberts (2016).
Little Hereford, Herefordshire, St. Mary Magdalene. © Tim Hollinghurst. Link.
Little Hinton, Wiltshire - see Hinton Parva.
Little Honeyborough, Pembrokeshire, Hephzibah Baptist Chapel (1840).SM 950 066. © Mike Berrell (2009).
Little Houghton, Northamptonshire, St. Mary the Virgin. © David Regan (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Little Hucklow, Derbyshire, probable former church, now in secular use. Mike advises that, although the building plaque only mentions "Sunday School 1854", maps show it as a church. SK 164 786. © Mike Berrell (2010). Janet Gimber advises that old maps show it as Primitive Methodist.
Little Hulton, GMan.
Little Kimble, Buckinghamshire, All Saints. © Bill McKenzie.
Little Langdale, Cumbria, Mission Church (1865). Two further views - 1, 2. The gable-end view shows the bell and date-stone. Note also the cross picked out in differently coloured slates. All © Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.
Little Leigh, Cheshire, St. Michael and All Angels. SJ 615 759. Baptist Church. SJ 621 769. Link. Both © Bruce Read.
Little Lever, GMan.
Little Longstone, Derbyshire, Congregational Chapel. Interior view (taken through a window). SK 187 716. Both © Mike Berrell (2010).
Little Marcle, Herefordshire, St. Michael and All Angels. © June Norris.
Little Massingham, Norfolk,
St. Andrew (O) on Church Lane. C15, and restored in C19. TF 792 241. © Richard Roberts (2014). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Little Milford, Pembrokeshire, St. Justinian. SM 962 120. © Mike Berrell. Link.
Little Missenden, St. John the Baptist. SU 920 989. © Chalmers Cursley. Link.
Little Ness, Shropshire, St. Martin. SJ 407 198. © Dave Westrap.
Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire, St. Peter. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, the latter of an attractive modern window. SM 975 285. Derelict Chapel. SM 981 285. All © Mike Berrell (2010).
Little Newsham, County Durham, possible former church. This is probably the chapel belonging to Newsham Hall. © Alan Blacklock (2014).
Little Oakley, Northamptonshire, St. Peter. © Dennis Harper (2011). Grade II* listed - link.
Little Ouseburn, North Yorkshire,
Holy Trinity. © Bill Henderson. Interior view, © Mike Forbester. Link.
Little Paxton, Cambridgeshire, St. James. © Jim Rushton. Link.
Little Petherick, Cornwall, St. Petroc Minor. SW 918 721. © Bill Henderson (2009). Link.
Little Ribston, North Yorkshire, St. Helen (1860). © David Regan (2016). Link.
Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, St. Peter. Font, with unusual arcade pillars behind. Both © John Salmon. Another view, and the RAF Memorial Window, both © Stuart Mackrell. Grade II* listed - link.
Little Rollright, Oxfordshire, has a charming little church, dedicated to St. Philip. © Steve Bulman. SP 294 302.
Little Ryburgh, Norfolk, the (very) ruinous All Saints, on The Street. Another view. TF 967 276. Both © Richard Roberts (2015). Link. Grade II listed.
Little Shefford, Berkshire - see East Shefford.
Little Snoring, Norfolk, St. Andrew (C11) on Great Snoring Road. Interior view. TF 952 325. Both © Richard Roberts (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Little Sodbury, Gloucestershire, St. Adeline. © Phil Draper. Tyndale Baptist Chapel. Some services are also held at Doddington Parish Hall - see Gloucestershire. © Jim Parker. Link.
Little Stanmore, Greater London, St. Lawrence Whitchurch. Previously in the "Unknown" section, and identified by Janet Gimber, the postcard (Bulman Collection) caption simply says "Whitchurch". Link1. Link2.
Little Staughton, Bedfordshire, All Saints. © Jim Rushton. Link.
Little Steeping, Lincolnshire, St. Andrew. © Dave Hitchborne.
Little Stoke, Gloucestershire, Baptist Church. © Janet Gimber (2012). Link.
Little Stretton, Leicestershire, St. John the Baptist. © George Weston.
Little Stretton, Shropshire, All Saints. SO 552 919. © Roy Graham. Link.
Little Stukeley, Cambridgeshire, St. Martin. © Robin Peel. Two additional views, both © Jim Rushton, 1, 2. Link.
Little Sutton, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire - see Ellesmere Port.
Little Wakering, Essex, All Saints. TQ 9388. © Julieanne Savage.
Little Walsingham, Norfolk.
Little Washbourne, Gloucestershire, St. Mary. Now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. SO 989 334. © Les Needham (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Little Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire, former Methodist Church, now a private residence. © James Murray.
Little Wenham, Suffolk, All Saints (or St. Lawrence, in some sources). Another view. Both © Peter Wenham. Link.
Little Wenlock, Shropshire, St. Lawrence. © Gill Gaiser.
Little Whelnetham, Suffolk, St. Mary Magdalene. TL 889 601. © Steve Bulman (2005). Link.
Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire, St. John the Evangelist. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, the altar, the squint, and the font. TL 545 586. All © Steve Bulman (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Little Wittenham, Oxfordshire, St. Peter. © Kit Heald. Another view. © Chris Emms (2010). Link.
Littlebeck, North Yorkshire, Methodist Church. © Bill Henderson.
Littleborough, GMan.
Littleborough, Nottinghamshire, St. Nicholas - a charming little Norman church, with some Saxon fragments. Now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font. All © David Regan (2011). Another view, © Richard Roberts (2015). Richard has also sent in a photo of an old (un-dated) postcard of this church. Grade I listed - link1. Link2.
Littlebourne, Kent, St. Vincent on Nargate Close. Note the unusually placed sundial (close-up). Two interior views - 1, 2, and the side-chapel. TR 210 578. All © Steve Bulman (2014). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed. U.R.C. TR 209 574. © Geoff Watt.
Littlebredy, Dorset, St. Michael and All Angels. Another view, interior view, altar and font. All © Dennis Harper (2011). Link. Grade II* listed - link.
Littledale, Lancs. Built for the Dodson's of Littledale Hall, this church is now sadly used as a barn. © Elaine Hindson.
Littledean, Gloucestershire, St. Ethelbert. © June Norris.
Littleham, Devon, St. Margaret and St. Andrew. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view. © Graeme Harvey. Link.
Littlehampton, WSus., St. Mary. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection.
Littleover, Derby, Derbyshire.
Littlestone, Kent, St. Augustine (R.C.). TR 083 243. © Dave Westrap.
Littlethorpe, North Yorkshire, St. Michael and All Angels. Another view. © David Regan (2011). Link.
Littleton, Co. Tipperary, Church of Ireland. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's collection.
Littleton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, St. Mary of Malmesbury. Evangelical Church. Both © Phil Draper.
Littletown, Co. Durham, former Methodist Church, now in commercial use. © Colin Coates.
Littlewick Green, Berkshire, St. John the Evangelist. SU 841 802. © John and Judy Flynn. Link.
Littleworth, Oxfordshire, Holy Ascension. Another view, and two interior views - 1, 2. SU 312 971. All © Steve Bulman (2011). Link. Grade II listed - link.
Litton, Derbyshire, Christ Church. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3. SK 162 753. All © Mike Berrell (2010). Methodist Church. © Bill McKenzie. Litton Cemetery Chapel. SK 163 744. © Mike Berrell (2010).
Litton Cheney, Dorset, St. Mary. Interior view, and the font. All © Dennis Harper (2011). Grade I listed - link.
Liverpool, Merseyside.
Liversedge, WYorks.
Liverton Mines, North Yorkshire, St. Hilda. © David Regan (2016). Link.
Livingston, West Lothian.
Lizard, Cornwall,
The Lizard Chapel (Methodist, originally Wesleyan). SW 706 125. © Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

 

 
 

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