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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7206 / 53°43'14"N

Longitude: -1.6472 / 1°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 423378

OS Northings: 424972

OS Grid: SE233249

Mapcode National: GBR JTYD.5Z

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.NRT1

Plus Code: 9C5WP9C3+74

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340920

ID on this website: 101134643

Location: St John's Church, Carlinghow, 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: Carlinghow St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Gothic Revival Church. 1879 by Michael Sheard. Pitched faced stone.
Pitched slate roof with gable copings. 4 bay nave with paired pointed
lights to clerestory. Lean-to buttressed aisles with similar paired
lights. 3 bay buttressed chancel with lancets. 3-light east window
with geometrical tracery and flanking single lights. Vestry wing to
north side of chancel. At west end of nave are 2 lancets with
cinquefoiled oculus over, all with hood moulds. Massive south porch
intended to carry a tower, with buttresses and round angle turret.

4-bay arcade to north and south with double chamfered arches. Capitals
are plain or unfinished. Chancel arch. Rood beam and rood added 1929.
Stained glass to east window 1919, and south side'1924 and later. 14
Stations of the Cross. Stone carved pulpit. Good wrought iron and
brass lectern of 1923. Alternate roof trusses: arched hammer beam
and scissor braced.

Listing NGR: SE2337824972

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