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All Saints Parish Church, Ledsham

Ledsham Church is on Claypit Lane (LS25 5LP) near to the Chequers Inn. All Saints, Ledsham is the oldest parish church in Yorkshire still in use. Built in the Anglo-Saxon times  over 1200 years ago it stands as not only the oldest church but also the oldest building in West Yorkshire. It is generally kept unlocked between the hours of 10am and 4pm and you are welcome to visit. 

Services at Ledsham are generally held on the second and fifth Sunday of the month.


Chapel of St Thomas Becket, Ledston Hall

 Ledston Hall chapel is a private chapel belonging to the trust set up to manage the estate of Sir Granville Wheler, last descendant of Lady Elizabeth Hastings. Services are held usually once a month on the fourth Sunday of the month.

It may be found by going up Hall Lane in Ledston (WF10 2BU).  Hall Lane is the road going up the hill from the bus stop near the White Horse pub. At the top of the hill on the left there is a stone archway marked Private.  You are welcome to pass through this archway to attend the chapel and the main entrance to the chapel is accessible along the path to the side of  the main building.  You can also park in front of the main building.


St James’ Church, Fairburn

Fairburn Church is on Silver Street in Fairburn (WF11 9JA)

Most months of the year there are services of Holy Communion on the first and third Sunday of the month.


Parish of Ledsham with Fairburn, Church of England Diocese of York Website