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Dewsbury Baptist Church, at Junction with Manor Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6923 / 53°41'32"N

Longitude: -1.626 / 1°37'33"W

OS Eastings: 424794

OS Northings: 421825

OS Grid: SE247218

Mapcode National: GBR KT2R.S4

Mapcode Global: WHC9Y.0G08

Entry Name: Dewsbury Baptist Church, at Junction with Manor Street

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340742

Location: Kirklees, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury East

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

DEWSBURY CB LEEDS ROAD
SE 2421 NE (Dewsbury)

8/57
Dewsbury Baptist Church,
at junction with Manor
Street

II


Gothic Revival Baptist church. Opened Dec. 7th 1871, extended 1923.
Pitch-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. 5-bay buttressed
nave with gable facade. To the right is square tower with splay-footed
octagonal ashlar spire with lucarnes. To the left is square squat tower
with hipped roof. The facade has a 3-bay arcaded and gabled porch on
squat red granite columns with foliage capitals. The arcade contains
the central door and flanking 2-light traceried windows. Above the
porch is a large 6-light traceried window with triple arches to head.
The tower to right is 3-tier with paired lancet window to 2nd tier and
3-light traceried window to 3rd tier. Deep corbel table and small
moulded cornice. support the spine. To the left of the facade is an
entrance to single storey ancillary accommodation, within an open,
3-bay, arcaded porch similar to that of main entrance. The side
elevation windows are paired lancets with a circle in the head and
rise above eaves in gabled dormers with wrought iron finials.

A lower addition to the west gable has transept-like 2-storey wings to
north and south for ancillary accommodation. Raking gallery at rear
of church. School room under church.


Listing NGR: SE2479421825

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

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