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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Todmorden, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7162 / 53°42'58"N

Longitude: -2.1 / 2°5'59"W

OS Eastings: 393498

OS Northings: 424424

OS Grid: SD934244

Mapcode National: GBR FTSG.4L

Mapcode Global: WHB8C.QV6G

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339036

Location: Todmorden, Calderdale, OL14

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Todmorden

Built-Up Area: Todmorden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Todmorden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 9324 TODMORDEN (former M.B.) BURNLEY ROAD (OFF)
(south side)

6/52 Christ Church


22.11.66

G.V. II

Commissioners church. 1832 by L. Vulliamy. Hammer-dressed stone, ashlar
dressings, slate roof and north porch. Early English Lancet style. 5-bay nave.
Angle buttresses, plinth, string, corbel table. 2-light windows with offset
buttresses set between. Porch in 3rd bay of nave has string which rises over
pointed arched doorway. Pyramidal finials with cross to centre of parapet.
2-light clerestorey windows. Finials to corners of aisles and clerestorey.
West tower is embraced by canted walls for staircase to gallery. 3 stage
embattled tower has clasping buttresses. Pointed arched west door. 2nd stage
has stepped window of 3 tall lights. 3rd stage has 2-light belfry with to west
face clock set within blind arcade. Buttresses continue to form finials.
Shallow chancel has angle buttresses to east only. East window of 3 tall
stepped lights set within a pointed arch with hoodmould.
Interior: Nave has pointed arched arcade with octagonal columns and moulded
capitals. Slightly cambered wooden roof. Chancel is thrown out a further
2 bays, and has waggon roof, and elaborate opus sectile mosaic with texts
invoking the Redeemer and companies of saints amongst other scenes. Wrought
iron chancel screen and gates. Gallery on 3 sides. Late C19 pews throughout.
F. Kershaw, Todmorden Parish Church, (Todmorden 1982). N. Pevsner, Yorkshire
West Riding, (London, 1979), p.521.


Listing NGR: SD9349824424

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