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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134697
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340742
Location: Kirklees, WF12
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
DEWSBURY CB LEEDS ROAD
SE 2421 NE (Dewsbury)
Dewsbury Baptist Church,
at junction with Manor
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
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