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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7084 / 53°42'30"N

Longitude: -1.652 / 1°39'7"W

OS Eastings: 423065

OS Northings: 423614

OS Grid: SE230236

Mapcode National: GBR JTXK.4C

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.L1JV

Plus Code: 9C5WP85X+95

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340951

ID on this website: 101134612

Location: Christ Church, Staincliffe, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Batley West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Staincliffe Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Gothic Revival Church in style of 1300 (Pevsner). 1867 by
W H Crossland of Leeds, unfinished. Hammer dressed stone.
Quoins. Pitched slate roof. 5-bay nave, 2-bay chancel.
North and south aisles each with porch. 3 tier west tower
with diagonal buttressing and crenellated parapet with tall
crocketted pinnacles. The tower was designed to have a tall
slender spire but this was not built. Bell chamber has traceried
6-light louvred openings. 5-light stained glass east window,
traceried with engaged colonnettes with foliated capitals, and
hood mould with figure head stops. Similar 4-light west window.
3-light clerestory windows, traceried with 3 trefoils. 2-light
aisle windows with stained glass to south, one of which is German.
Hood moulds over have plain square stops and were presumably to
have been carved in situ. Interior features include tall chancel
arch with foliage carving. Aisle arches on quatrefoil columns with
capitals carved with vines. Screened Lady Chapel to north side.
Round carved stone font. Hammer beam roof. N. Pevsner,
The Buildings of England, 1979.

Listing NGR: SE2306523614

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