St James, Thornton Road

St James, Thornton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD13 3AB View on map

The church was built in 1871 to the design of TH Healy. It contains a number of architects from the Bell Chapel where Patrick Bronte preached. These include the font in which all the Bronte children would be baptised. The most notable feature is the east window to a William Morris design.


Opening Arrangements

5 February - 26 November: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 2pm. 3 March - 6 October: Saturday 9.30am - 12noon. Christmas Tree festival 1 December - 8 December: 11am - 7pm. See website for further details. Access can be arranged at other times by contacting 01274 830133.


On the B6145 about three and a half miles west of Bradford. Rail: Bradford Interchange. Bus: 607 and 697 (from Bradford).

Parking Spaces


The chancel is not accessible by wheelchair.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes