St Aidan, Radcliffe Street

St Aidan, Radcliffe Street, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 9AF View on map

Grade II listed parish church, designed by GF Bodley in Late Gothic style. Consecrated in 1895. Interior contains a late Anglo-Saxon (early Norman) font sculpted c1080 which came from the original church at High Hoyland and then was used as a cattle trough until rescued for the parish. Above the High Altar is a mid-20th century reredos depicting Christ enthroned in majesty, with St Aidan and his friend St Oswald of Northumbria.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Second Saturday of each month, 9.30am - 12.30am; 3 May - 27 September (inclusive): Thursdays, 10am - 4pm. Check the church website for other opening times and for updates on improved facilities.


A629 from Huddersfield, at Kirkburton take B6116 to Skelmanthorpe. Turn right into Cumberworth Road, left 40 metres into Radcliffe Road. Church on the right. Rail: Denby Dale (3 miles). Bus: Routes 80,81 and 82 (from Huddersfield), Route 435 (from Wakefield), Route 96A (from Barnsley).

Parking Spaces


On-street parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes