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St Mary & St Michael, Howroyd Lane

St Mary & 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 & Sons of Lancaster. Commemorative plaques to the first vicar Henry Bullivent and reformatory schoolmaster John Hepple.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Thursdays and Saturdays 10am - 6pm. (Church may be closed during bad weather)


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: No 128 from 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