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Font in Graveyard Approximately 12 Metres to South of Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Haworth, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.831 / 53°49'51"N

Longitude: -1.956 / 1°57'21"W

OS Eastings: 402993

OS Northings: 437195

OS Grid: SE029371

Mapcode National: GBR GSS4.BF

Mapcode Global: WHB7V.XYRY

Entry Name: Font in Graveyard Approximately 12 Metres to South of Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338121

Location: Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury, Bradford, BD22

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury

Built-Up Area: Haworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Haworth St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

KEIGHLEY CHURCH STREET
SE 0237 and SE 0337 (south side)
21/33 Haworth

Font in graveyard approxi-
mately 12 metres to south
of Church of St Michael
and All Angels

GV II


Font. Dated 1742. Ashlar. Squared baluster font with octagonal plinth set on
late c18-early C19 tomb slab. The bowl is inscribed on 3 sides 'W Grimshaw/
A B Minister/AD 1742' and on the top 'I indeed have bapt.d/you with water/but He
shall bap/tize you with/THE HOLY GHOST'. William Grimshaw (1708-1763) came to
Haworth in 1742 as perpetual curate and, having encouraged the growth of Methodism
in Haworth, was instrumental in building the Methodist Chapel in 1758 (D C Dews,
A History of Methodism in Haworth from 1744, 1981, pp.5-8).


Listing NGR: SE0299337195

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