About the site
Facilities on the site
Available for Sale
Contacts and credits
Today's Top 50
Can you help?
Your Leodis album
1 of 7
Leeds & District
back to search
Adel Church (Near Adel Lane) (Adel)
29th March 1950. Picture shows the close up view of the Norman doorway in Adel Church. Carvings of animals and people can be seen above the doorway. The actual door is solid and has iron straps across it. Grave visible.
[internal reference; 6769:CLIJ Adel 38]
Adel Church (Near Adel Lane) (Adel) (1 comment)
29th March 1950. View shows the exterior of Adel church showing the Norman doorway from the south west side. Graveyard visible.
[internal reference; 6771:CLIJ Adel 36]
Adel Church, Back Door (Adel)
June 1967. Close up of the back door at Adel Church showing ornate knocker. The church was built between 1150 and 1160. The south porch was added 1160-1170 and remains one of the finest examples of Norman sculpture in England. The church is a Grade 1 listed building.
[internal reference; 9375:browsing neg no 574]
Adel Church, Church Lane (Adel)
6th April 1950. View from the north west of the doorway to Adel Church (St. John the Baptists' Church) on Church Lane. The ornate arched door is topped with relief carvings. The church was built c1150 in the Norman style.
[internal reference; 7006:CLIJ Adel 40]
Adel Church, South Porch Door (Adel)
Undated. View shows the door of the Norman Porch of Adel St. John The Baptist Church, one of the oldest surviving parts of this Grade 1 listed building. Construction of the church started around 1150 and the South Porch is believed to have been added between 1160 and 1170. The wooden door is a replica of the original, built in 1879, but the bronze door knockers are believed to date from the 13th century. Photograph by Wormald of Leeds.
[internal reference; 2013920_174574:Old Leeds Views, Part 1, Page 58, SRF 914.2819 WOR]