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St Mary the Virgin, Church Street

St Mary the Virgin, Church Street, Elland, Halifax HX5 0RU View on map

Chancel Arch c1170, added to over the years. 13th century north and south chapels. Tower c1490, eight bells c1826, vestry c1879, clock and dials 1911. Reordering of West End in 1997.


Opening Arrangements

First Saturday of every month 9.30am to 12.30pm; Every Friday April to September 10am to 1pm; Every Wednesday 8.30am to 10.30am; Open days 11.03.16 10am to 1pm & 7/10/16 10am to 1pm; Heritage Days 8/9/16 10am to 4pm & 10/9/16 10am to 4pm; Christmas Fayre 10/12/16 9am to 3pm


At the end of the town's main street opposite Barclays Bank. The east end of the church is directly opposite Morrisons supermarket. Rail: Halifax (4 miles), Brighouse (5 miles): Bus; 503 between Halifax and Huddersfield, 278 Halifax to Wakefield. Bus number 503 from Halifax/Huddersfield.

Parking Spaces


Pay and display car park. Some parking on street, fewer spaces during the week

Disabled Access

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