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Latitude: 53.7245 / 53°43'28"N
Longitude: -1.7896 / 1°47'22"W
OS Eastings: 413980
OS Northings: 425369
OS Grid: SE139253
Mapcode National: GBR HTYC.CL
Mapcode Global: WHC9N.HN11
Entry Name: Tower to Old Church of St Matthew
Listing Date: 3 January 1967
Last Amended: 2 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1133792
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338927
Location: Calderdale, HX3
Electoral Ward/Division: Hipperholme and Lightcliffe
Built-Up Area: Brighouse
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Lightcliffe St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
BRIGHOUSE WAKEFIELD ROAD, LIGHTCLIFFE
SE 12 NW (north side)
1/190 Tower to Old Church of
(formerly listed as Old Church
3.1.67 of St Matthew under Lightcliffe)
Tower to former church 1775 by William Mallinson (Halifax). Hammer-dressed
stone, with ashlar dressings of square section, sheer to the crown which bears
an octagonal arcaded cupola with ball finial. There is a round headed window to
the ground floor with circular opening above. In the belfry is stone taken from
an earlier church on this site inscribed:
'Deo et Sancto Mattaeo
A. O. DC XXIX
D. Wilding, A History of Two Lightcliffe Chapels, Centenary booklet 1979.
N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (London 1967), p.642. D. Nortcliffe,
Buildings of Brighouse (Brighouse 1978), p.17. Illustrated in G. Hepworth,
Brighouse its scenery and antiquities (Halifax 1885), p.19.
Listing NGR: SE1398025369
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