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The following is a list of monastic houses in West Yorkshire.

Foundation Image Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name References Location
Arthington Priory Cluniac nuns
Birstall Priory
Esholt Priory# Cistercian nuns
site now occupied by Esholt Hall
Kirklees Priory
Kirkstall Abbey KirkstallAbbey.JPG Cistercian monks
now in ownership of Leeds Corporation
public access to church exterior and monastic buildings
British History Online:[1][2]
Kirkstall Online:[3]
The Heritage Trail:[4]
About Britain:[5]
UK Attraction:[6]
Nostell Priory# Augustinian Canons Regular 12thC
site now occupied by a mansion named 'Nostell Priory'
The Priory Church of Saint Oswald, Nostell British History Online:[7]
Pontefract Friary Dominican Friars British History Online:[8]
Pontefract Priory Cluniac monks 1090 The Priory Church of Saint John of Pontefract British History Online:[9]
Syningthwaite Priory Cistercian nuns Sinningthwaite Priory British History Online:[10]
English Heritage:[11]
Temple Hirst Preceptory Knights Templar 1152
Knights Hospitaller
now incorporated into the buildings of Temple Farm
Temple Newsam Preceptory# Knights Templar
church of Whitkirk built on site
Tickhill Friary Augustinian Friars British History Online:[12]
Woodkirk Priory Augustinian Canons Regular


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