Religious buildings

Arthington Priory

Arthington Priory, founded in the mid-12th century, was a nunnery or convent that was home to a community of about ten nuns in Arthington, Yorkshire.

Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin

The Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin, usually known as Wakefield Chantry Chapel, is part of the medieval bridge over the River Calder in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.

Chowbent Chapel

An active Unitarian place of worship in Atherton, Greater Manchester that was built in 1721.

Church of St Edward the Confessor, Romford

The Church of St Edward the Confessor is a place of worship in Romford, in the London Borough of Havering, an Anglican church in the Diocese of Chelmsford.

Kirklees Priory

A medieval nunnery associated with the legend of the death of Robin Hood.


A structure close to the refectory of a monastery, providing washing facilities.

Rivington Church

An active Anglican parish church and Grade II listed building in Rivington, Lancashire

Rivington Unitarian Chapel

An active place of Unitarian worship in Rivington, Lancashire whose congregation dates from 1662 but the stone not built until 1703.

St George’s Church, Tyldesley

A Waterloo church dedicated to St George completed in 1825 to serve the growing township of Tyldesley cum Shakerley.

St John the Baptist’s Church, Atherton

Anglican parish Church in Atherton, Greater Manchester designed by Paley and Ausin and completed in 1896

St John’s Church, Mosley Common

An active church in Mosley Common that was built in 1886.

St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel

A designated Grade 1 listed building and an active Anglican parish church in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East, dating from about 1430.

St Mark’s Church, Worsley

An active Anglican parish church in Worsley, Greater Manchester with an unusual thirteen-striking clock.

St Mary the Virgin’s Church, Leigh

St Mary’s Church in Leigh was the ancient parish church that served six townships.

St Piran’s Church, Perranarworthal

An active Anglican church in Perranarworthal dedicated to Cornwall’s patron saint.

St Stephen’s Church, Astley

The parish church in Astley, Greater Manchester was built in 1968 after its predecessor was destroyed by arson.

Tin tabernacle

Tin tabernacles are prefabricated ecclesiastical buildings made from corrugated galvanised iron. They were developed in the mid 19th century initially in Great Britain and built in Britain and exported across the world.