Where all find a welcome and are nurtured in their journey with Christ.
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St Mary's Church, Whitkirk is an attractive grade 1 listed building in East Leeds. It is a prominent landmark and is usually floodlit at night.
The engineer John Smeaton, who built the third Eddystone lighthouse in 1759 is buried just behind the main altar
Vicars can be traced back to AD 1185, but there was probably a church before that.
The present building is predominantly from the 14th and 15th centuries, with later additions and alterations.
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– Matthew Peat, Priest in Charge