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St. Mary’s-in-the-Woods Church
St. Mary’s-in-the-Woods Church, Morley
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The former St. Mary's-in-the-Woods Church after fire damage.
Coordinates: 53°44′52″N 1°36′06″W / 53.747833°N 1.601534°W / 53.747833; -1.601534
Location Morley, Leeds
Country England
Denomination United Reform Church
Website https://stmarysinthewoodmorleyurc.org.uk/
History
Status Parish church
Architecture
Functional status Active
Style Gothic revival
Administration
Parish Morley
Deanery Dewsbury
Archdeaconry Pontefract
Episcopal area Wakefield
Diocese Leeds
Province York
Commercial Street (at junction with Albion Street), Morley - geograph.org.uk - 217991
The church and spire seen from Commercial Street.
United Reform Church Hall and Sunday School, Commercial Street (east side), Morley - geograph.org.uk - 217994
Current meeting place of the congregation on Commercial Street
St Mary's in the Wood United Reformed Church - rear view - geograph.org.uk - 452843
Church and graveyard prior to fire

St Mary in the Wood Church is a redundant and former Church of England Parish church in Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire. It dates from the 19th century and was built in 1878. The former church is situated on Troy Road and Commercial Street north of the town. The church became redundant in the late 20th century and sat derelict until 2010. When a fire erupted and destroyed the church with only the spire surviving and burnt out parts of the former building. The church congregation is still active although meeting at a new place of worship on Commercial Street further south of the old church in a chapel.

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