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Latitude: 53.7047 / 53°42'17"N
Longitude: -1.9185 / 1°55'6"W
OS Eastings: 405475
OS Northings: 423147
OS Grid: SE054231
Mapcode National: GBR HT1L.FP
Mapcode Global: WHB8N.H4MQ
Entry Name: Church of St George
Listing Date: 11 July 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134543
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339222
Location: Calderdale, HX6
Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge
Built-Up Area: Sowerby Bridge
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE HAUGH END LANE
SE 0423 and SE 0523
Church of St George
Church. 1839-40 by Edward Walsh. Coursed squared stone, ashlar dressings, stone
slate roof. Norman style. West tower, nave with north vestry, chancel with apse.
Tower: 3 stages; pilaster butresses; door and one window to each stage on each side;
parapet. Nave: 5 bays defined by pilaster buttresses; round-arched windows have
shafts with cushion capitals and zig-zag ornament to heads; parapet on simple block
corbels. Chancel: l-bay with apse; added aisles with door to north, window to south;
east end has 3 stepped round-arched windows with hoodmould over all. Interior: west
gallery supported on 2 octagonal columns with Passion scene carved on front (1931).
Three round-arched roof trusses to nave on corbelled tiebeams with pendants. Round
chancel arch with zig-zag, nail-head and billet decoration and shafts with cushion
capitals. Fine carved panelling and seat to sanctuary and carved screen between nave
and choir (dated 1931). Font, brought in 1970 from St John the Divine, Thorpe (built
in 1880), is octangonal with carved sides and stands on central column with 8 outer
marble colonettes. Sowerby St George's, a brief history, pamphlet; Kelly's Directory
Listing NGR: SE0547523147
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