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Church of All Saints, Elland
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53°40′50″N 1°50′20″W / 53.6805°N 1.8388°W / 53.6805; -1.8388
Location Savile Road, Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 0NH
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Modern Catholic
Status Active
Dedication All Saints
Functional status Parish church
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Years built 1896
Parish All Saints, Elland
Archdeaconry Archdeaconry of Halifax
Episcopal area Huddersfield Episcopal Area
Diocese Diocese of Leeds

The Church of All Saints is a Church of England parish church in Elland, Calderdale, West Yorkshire. The church is a grade II* listed building.


In 1896, the Church of All Saints was built by G. H. Fellowes Prynne. It is made of hammer-dressed stone and has a tiled roof. It has late Gothic reredos dating from the 1920s, although the carved altar is from the 17th century.

On 6 June 1983, the church was designated a grade II* listed building.

Present day

The Church of All Saints is part of the Benefice of "Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland and All Saints, Elland" in the Archdeaconry of Halifax and the Huddersfield Episcopal Area of the Diocese of Leeds.

The parish stands in the Modern Catholic tradition of the Church of England. As All Saints rejects the ordination of women, the church receives alternative episcopal oversight from the Bishop of Wakefield (currently Tony Robinson).

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