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Briestfield Wesleyan Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury South, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6503 / 53°39'0"N

Longitude: -1.6547 / 1°39'17"W

OS Eastings: 422919

OS Northings: 417141

OS Grid: SE229171

Mapcode National: GBR JVW7.K6

Mapcode Global: WHCB3.KH7Z

Plus Code: 9C5WM82W+44

Entry Name: Briestfield Wesleyan Methodist Church

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340693

ID on this website: 101134719

Location: Briestfield, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitley Lower St Mary and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Protestant church building

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Briestfield Wesleyan
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Small rural chapel. 1825. Hammer dressed stone, rendered to sides
and rear. Low-pitched stone slate roof with gable copings. Moulded
brackets to gutter. Single storey, two to rear due to sloping ground.
3-bay front. Round-arched central doorway with panelled door.
Round-arched flanking windows with marginal glazing.

Interior: Re-pewed in 1860s arranged to focus on pulpit against
back wall. Good example of mid C19 single storey chapel layout and

Listing NGR: SE2291917141

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