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Search Aspect (St. Augustine''s Roman Catholic Church )
Location - Leeds & District

St. Augustine's Church, detail on the exterior (Harehills)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows detail on the exterior of St. Augustine's Church in Harehills Road. The Roman Catholic church dates from 1936 when it was built to replace a temporary wooden and corrugated iron structure. The figure of St. Augustine is sculpted in stone and mounted on a corbel over the main entrance. His hand is raised in Benediction.
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St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, Harehills Road (Harehills)
Black & White imageUndated. View of St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church in Harehills Road. It dates from 1936 and replaced a temporary wooden and iron structure of 1908. The temporary church was built in response to the increase in population of Irish immigrant settlers. Father Patrick Leonard instigated the construction of the larger church seen here and the foundation stone was laid by Doctor Shine, Bishop of Middlesborough in 1935.
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