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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Liversedge and Gomersal, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7059 / 53°42'21"N

Longitude: -1.7303 / 1°43'49"W

OS Eastings: 417900

OS Northings: 423310

OS Grid: SE179233

Mapcode National: GBR JTCL.68

Mapcode Global: WHC9W.D38T

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340997

Location: Kirklees, WF15

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Liversedge and Gomersal

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hartsheadst Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

12/1/67 Church of St Peter

G.V. II*

Church. Norman tower, south doorway and chancel arch. The rest of
the church is Neo-Norman of 1881. Hammer dressed stone, tower of
coursed rubble, stone slate roof with gable copings. West tower,
3-bay nave and aisles, south porch, 2-bay lower chancel with vestry
wing to north. Single 3-light gabled dormer to north and south pitch
of nave. Triple groups of round arched windows, with hood moulds, to
nave. Triple group east window with engaged colonnettes, hood mould
and zig-zag decoration. A reset stone in the vestry wall is dated
1713, with names of 5 church wardens. South porch has zig-zag and
bead and reel decoration, colonnette in reveals and hood mould with
beak-head stops. The square west tower has slightly corbelled out
crenellated parapet. Bell chamber openings are 2-light, one is
transomed, some round arched. The south doorway and the chancel
arch are the same, with two orders of columns with decorated scallop
capitals and decorated abaci, and much close zig-zag work in the arch.
3-bay arcade to each side. Aisle windows have detached colonnettes.
Font of 1881 on Norman base. Carved oak Holy Table, now in south
chapel, was given by Sir John Armytage of Kirklees in 1708. C.17
candelabrum, in nave, from Hartshead Hall. Armytage family crypt
under chancel.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1979.

Listing NGR: SE1790023310

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