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Bradford, West Yorkshire

Bradford on Wikipedia.
 

Churches in Allerton, Bowling, Frizinghall, Great Horton, Heaton, Horton Green, Lidget Green, Manningham.
If you can advise on re-locating any of the entries below into sub-districts, I'd be pleased to hear from you.
 

Bradford Lawley Salvation Army Hall, attached to the Lawley House hostel. Rob Brettle.

The former Broadway Avenue Unitarian Church, which was founded in 1906 by a splinter from the Ryan Street Congregational Church (see below), led by William Rosling, and closed in 2006. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link.

Cathedral - see "Parish Church" below.

Chapel of Grace on Great Horton Road was originally Congregational. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Christ Church on Church Street, Windhill. SE 156 376. Michael Bourne.

Church of God Fellowship meet in a former business building. Gerard Charmley (2014).

College Chapel (1839) was pastored by the Principal of Independent College, hence the name. It looks to be rather a handsome building, though the adverts are not to its advantage. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Ebenezer Methodist Church on Rooley Lane, Dudley Hill, was built as Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Chapel in 1886. SE 180 311. Mike Berrell (2014). Link.

The one-time Essex Street Congregational Church has been so modified since closure that it's no longer recognisable as a chapel. Gerard Charmley (2014).

German Evangelical Church (1877) on Great Horton Road. Also known as the Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, services in German are still held here. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link. Grade II listed.

Gospel Hall on Manchester Road, Bankfoot. SE 157 302. Michael Bourne.

Grange Road Baptist Chapel was a replacement for the Tetley Street General Baptist Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Gurdwara Guru Nanak Dev Ji (Sikh temple) is the former Prospect Hall (Wesleyan Central Hall, 1912). An older chapel stands to the rear. Both Gerard Charmley (2014).

Holy Trinity (1606) at Low Moor. SE 160 289. Michael Bourne. Link.

The former Horton Grange Congregational Church is now in use as a community centre. It dates from the early 20th century. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Jamiyat Tabligh-ul-Islam Mosque on Darfield Street, Westgate. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link.

Leeds Road Baptist Church (1878), now a restaurant. Gerard Charmley (2014).

The site of Little Horton Lane Congregational Church - now a small garden. Gerard Charmley (2012).

Little Lane Church (Methodist, U.R.C. and Baptist). Gerard Charmley (2014). Link.

Parish Church. Thanks to Matthew Firth for advising that this is now Bradford Cathedral. This makes it St. Peter's. From an old postcard, Jackie Blackman's Collection. A modern view. Stan Walker. Link.

Polish Catholic Church on Edmund Street. Previously Catholic Apostolic. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link (in Polish).

The former Presbyterian Church. Gerard Charmley (2012).

Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady's Immaculate Conception. SE 184 377. Bill Henderson (2013).

Ryan Street Congregational Church. See also Broadway Avenue Unitarian Church above. Gerard Charmley (2014).

The former St. Anne (R.C.) is now in commercial use. Gerard Charmley (2014).

St. Columba on Horton Grange Road. Gerard Charmley (2014).

St. Columba (R.C.) on Tong Street. Mike Forbester. Link.

St. John the Evangelist (1766) on Rooley Lane, Bierley. SE 177 304. Michael Bourne. Link.

St. Joseph (R.C., opened 1887) on Pakington Street. Two interior views - 1, 2. All Mike Forbester. Link.

St. Luke (1848) on Harrogate Road, Eccleshill. SE 186 357. Mike Berrell (2014). Link.

St. Mary (R.C.). Gerard Charmley (2014).

The former St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church on Wood Street. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link (news story). Grade II listed - link.

St. Patrick's Mission Church (R.C.,1852-3) on Sedgefield Terrace. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link. Grade II listed - link.

St. Peter (R.C.) on Leeds Road. Interior view. Both Mike Forbester. Link.

The former Salem Independent Chapel on Oak Lane. Gerard Charmley (2012).

The former Salvation Army Citadel (1888, though the frontage is evidently modern), now a bookshop. Rob Brettle.

Former Salvation Army mission house (the property with ABA of the shop sign in front of it) on Leeds Road. Rob Brettle.

The former Shearbridge Road United Methodist Chapel is now an Islamic college. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Shree Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple on Leeds Road. Rob Brettle.

Shree Prajapati Association Bradford (Hindu Temple and Community Centre) on Thornton Lane (off Little Horton Lane) was formerly Little Horton Congregational Church. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link.

The former Sion Jubilee Baptist Chapel on Harris Street. Gerard Charmley (2012).

Sunbridge Road Mission. Elaine Hindson Collection. Although their website doesn't seem to have a photo of their church, I have been able to verify that they still use the same building by using Google Earth.

Synagogue, off Lumb Lane. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link. Grade II* listed - link.

Trinity Church (Methodist and Baptist) on Leeds Road, Laistersyke. SE 186 330. Mike Berrell (2014). Link.

The former Trinity General Baptist Church. Gerard Charmley (2012).

Unitarian Chapel (1867) on Chapel Lane, demolished 1969. 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.

Unitarian Church on Russell Street (1969), successor to the above chapel. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link.

Unitarian Church on Highfield Road, Idle. 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.

The former Wallis Street United Methodist Free Church has been closed for many years, and appears to be in industrial use. The National Archive holds records for this church for the years 1911-35. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Zoar Particular Baptist Chapel on Allerton Road. Interior view. Kevin advises that this was built ca. 1967 as an Exclusive Brethren Meeting Room until 1987, when the Particular Baptists moved here from Darfield Street (see below). Both Kevin Price (2011).

Zoar Particular Baptist Chapel on Darfield Street. Gerard Charmley (2012).


Allerton
The former Baptist Church (1872). Gerard Charmley (2014).
The Congregational Church (congregation formed 1814) now meet in their Sunday School, the chapel having been demolished. Gerard Charmley (2014).
The Methodist Church meets in their schoolrooms, the chapel now demolished. Gerard Charmley (2014).
St. Peter on Allerton Road. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link. Grade II listed.

Bowling
Bowling Cemetery on Burras Road has a decaying Mortuary Chapel. SE 175 307. Mike Berrell (2015).
St. John (1842). SE 177 318. Martin Richter (2014). Link. Grade II listed, which includes the fact that it was built by the Bowling Iron Company, and that the building has a cast iron framework.
St. Stephen, on St. Stephen's Road. The Rhenish Helm is very unusual in Britain. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link.

Frizinghall
New Church (Swedenborgian) on Ashfield Avenue. Gerard Charmley (2012).
St. Margaret (1895-6) on Shipley Fields Road. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link.
Shipley Islamic & Education Centre (Deobandi) on Aireville Road. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link.

Great Horton
The splendid Cornerstone Methodist Church was originally Wesleyan. Built in 1814, re-built 1864. Gerard Charmley (2014).
The former Great Horton Congregational Church, built as Wesleyan in 1839. It became Congregational after leaving the Wesleyans in 1849. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Heaton
Heaton Road Primitive Methodist Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2014).

Horton Green
All Saints. Gerard Charmley (2012).
Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, originally Horton Wesleyan Chapel. Interior view. Both Gerard Charmley (2012). Another interior, Mike Forbester.

Lidget Green
Congregational Church. Gerard Charmley (2014).
Jamiyat Tabligh-ul-Islam Mosque on Northside Terrace is a former Wesleyan Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2014). Link.

Manningham
The congregation of Greeenfield Congregational Church originally met at Airedale College. Gerard Charmley (2012).
The former Greeenfield Congregational Chapel is now in use by Social Services. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley (2012).
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church was formerly St. John (Wesleyan Methodist). Two interior views - 1, 2. All Mike Forbester.
Markazi Jamia Masjid (Salafi) on Lumb Lane. Gerard Charmley (2012). Link.
St. Chad. Gerard Charmley (2012). Interior view, Mike Forbester.
St. Paul. Gerard Charmley (2012).
All that remains of Salem Congregational Chapel on Oak Lane are the schools. Gerard Charmley (2014).
Westgate Baptist Church moved here from Westgate Street in the city centre. Gerard Charmley (2012).
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