|Selby Road and Colton Road|
Metropolitan Borough of Leeds
West Yorkshire England
Postal Code: LS15 0AA
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
St Mary's Church, Whitkirk is a grade 1 listed building in East Leeds. It is a prominent landmark and is usually floodlit at night. It is situated on the corner of the B6159, formerly A63, Selby Road and Colton Road, Whitkirk.
The engineer John Smeaton, who built the third Eddystone lighthouse in 1759, is buried just behind the main altar.
[text added by Geoffrey Gillon]