St Mary and St Michael, Howroyd Lane

St Mary and St Michael, Howroyd Lane, Lower Whitley, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 0NB View on map

Grade II listed, built in 1846 by Thomas Wheatley in neo-Norman style. Notable features are oak chancel screen, Binns organ, stained glass by Thomas Williment and pulpit by James Hatch and Sons of Lancaster. Commemorative plaques to the first vicar Henry Bullivent and reformatory schoolmaster John Hepple.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Thursdays and Saturdays 10am - 4pm.


Approximately 5 miles south west of Dewsbury, off B6118. Church is 200 yards down Howroyd Lane from the Woolpack bus stop on Whitley Road. Rail: Dewsbury (5 miles). Bus: Route 128 (Dewsbury or Wakefield).

Parking Spaces


Additional parking in Community Centre car park (100 yards).

Disabled Access

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