Leeds Minster203 Votes Currently Open
- Address: St Peters House, Kirkgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7DJ, United Kingdom, LS2 7DJ
- Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details
- Phone: +44-1132452036
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building, Community And Government, Religious, Churches, Landmarks
Leeds Minster belongs to the Church of England foundation and holds a lot of architectural and liturgical significance. Although the present structure is a Gothic Revival one, dating from the mid-19th century, yet its site bespeaks of church presence ever since 7th century. The church is dedicated to Saint Peter and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage. As you enter inside the church, look at its windows that exhibit Perpendicular tracery and there is a five-light east window from 1846 containing glass collected on the continent. The east end the sanctuary has a marble arcade with mosaics by Salviati of Venice and the reredos are made of coloured marble and alabaster by George Edmund Street. Among its many memorials that reside inside, of particular interest are the Anglian cross to the South of the marble pavement known as the altar flat and a brass commemorating Captain Oates of Scott's Antarctic expedition, who had Leeds connections. There is a beautiful Flemish stained glass that enhances the beauty of apse. Visiting this historic/ religious corner is a must to understand the culture of Leeds and its history.
Leeds Minster Hours
- Cafe opening times: 10:00 am till 2:00 Monday / Friday
How to Reach Leeds Minster
- A bus link around Leeds City Centre provides regular access to Leeds Minster.
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27.1% of people who visit Leeds include Leeds Minster in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
54.76% of people start their Leeds Minster visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Leeds Minster
67.53% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Leeds Minster