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In the Richmond Hill area of Leeds, the population in the mid-1800s was comprised mostly of Irish immigrants. Yet in this place, the poor Catholic congregation, with their priests and an order of Oblate nuns, found the resources to replace their makeshift church with a massive cathedral-scale Gothic creation known as Mount St Mary’s. They called it the Famine Church.

Richmond Hill area of Leeds, built in the Mount St Mary’s also called it the Famine Church.

Richmond Hill's Abandoned "Famine Church", Once the Hub of Leeds' Irish Community

Abandoned Mount St Mary's "Famine Church", Leeds

Mount St Mary's Catholic Church in the Richmond Hill area of Leeds was at the centre of the city's Irish community and known as the Famine Church

Mount St Mary's Catholic Church, Leeds, UK (The Famine Church) - now abandoned, the church opened in 1857 as one of three churches in the Richmond Hill area. These days, Richmond Hill has been virtually swallowed up by Leeds' expanding city center and the future of the church in in question.

Abandoned Mount St Mary's "Famine Church", Leeds

Mount St Mary’s Church "the Famine Church", Leeds, England, was in use for more than 130 years. But since 1989 it has lain empty, stripped of its contents and allowed to decay.

Richmond Hill’s Abandoned “Famine Church”, Once the Hub of Leeds’ Irish Community

Abandoned Mount St Mary's "Famine Church", Leeds

Mount St Mary's Catholic Church in the Richmond Hill area of Leeds was at the centre of the city's Irish community and known as the Famine Church

Richmond Hill’s Abandoned “Famine Church”

Abandoned Mount St Mary's "Famine Church", Leeds

Mount St Mary's Catholic Church in the Richmond Hill area of Leeds was at the centre of the city's Irish community and known as the Famine Church

#StudentHouseParty at #RichmondMount #HydePark #Leeds

#StudentHouseParty at #RichmondMount #HydePark #Leeds

#StudentHouseParty at #RichmondMount #HydePark #Leeds

#StudentHouseParty at #RichmondMount #HydePark #Leeds

La Catedral de San Luis en Nueva Orleans se encuentra en el Barrio Francés y es la catedral más antigua del país que ha sido reconstruida varias veces a través de los años

The Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, also called St. Louis Cathedral, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans; it has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating cathedral in the United States.

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