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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Mirfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6629 / 53°39'46"N

Longitude: -1.7031 / 1°42'11"W

OS Eastings: 419716

OS Northings: 418526

OS Grid: SE197185

Mapcode National: GBR JVK2.2P

Mapcode Global: WHCB2.T65B

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340806

Location: Mirfield, Kirklees, WF14

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Mirfield

Built-Up Area: Mirfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Mirfield Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 11 NE (Upper Hopton)

Church of St. John


Church. 1846 in Perpendicular style by Ignatius Bonomi and Cory.
Roughly coursed stone, with quoins and ashlar dressings. Stone
slate roof with gable copings. 4-bay buttressed nave with lean-to
north aisle and south porch. 2-bay chancel with vestry on north
side. 3-tier square, reducing west tower with diagonal buttresses,
and stair tower on north side. Crenellated parapet with gargoyles
and pyramidal stone slate roof with tall weather-cock. 2-light bell
chamber openings with Perpendicular tracery. 3-light west window.
2-light nave windows. 4-light east window. All with Perpendicular

Interior: 4-bay arcade to left on quatrefoil piers. The eastern bay
contains the organ. Stencilling and painting to panelled chancel.
Carved oak chancel screen. Oak pewed with linen-fold panels. Pews
at base of tower. Central font opposite porch. Stained glass east
window of 1891. Arched-braced roof to nave and chancel.

Listing NGR: SE1971618526

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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