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Cross Bank Methodist Chapel, Gatepiers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7164 / 53°42'59"N

Longitude: -1.6408 / 1°38'27"W

OS Eastings: 423800

OS Northings: 424506

OS Grid: SE238245

Mapcode National: GBR JTZG.KH

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.RVV8

Entry Name: Cross Bank Methodist Chapel, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340905

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Batley West

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Batley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

WEST YORKSHIRE BATLEY FORMER
MUNICIPAL BOROUGH
KIRKLEES METROPOLITAN DISTRICT

5113


SE 22 SW BATLEY MB BLAKERIDGE LANE
BATLEY

4/1 Cross Bank Methodist
Chapel, gatepiers & gates

G.V. II


Methodist Chapel. 1870-80. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings.
Pitched slate roof with moulded eaves cornice. 2 storeys. 5 bay
hall by 4 bay gable frontage. The centre 2 bays break forward and
are pedimented with supporting console brackets between which are
colourful, decorative ceramic tiles. Small semi-circular light in
tympanum with foliated surrounds. Vase acroteria. Windows, and
the 2 central doorways are round arched and recessed with alternately
coloured voussoirs and richly foliated impost bands. Detailing to
central break is slightly more elaborate with grey granite colonnettes
in reveals and foliated roundels in spandrels, the ground floor central
roundel has carved pair of birds. Moulded cornice over doorways whicl
have double, fielded panelled doors and semi-circular fanlights.
Flanking windows have apron with tiled panel. Treatment of left
elevation is similar. Right elevation is more plain. Continuous
tiled frieze below 1st floor windows, though many tiles missing.

Broad steps with squat balustrade and carved piers. Square ashlar
gatepiers with low pyramidal cap, one with vase. Iron gates, with
rails with fleur-de-lys heads.


Listing NGR: SE2380024506

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