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Church of St Paulinus

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6875 / 53°41'14"N

Longitude: -1.6413 / 1°38'28"W

OS Eastings: 423786

OS Northings: 421285

OS Grid: SE237212

Mapcode National: GBR JTZS.GW

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.RKMY

Entry Name: Church of St Paulinus

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340703

Location: Kirklees, WF13

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West

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

SE 22 SW (Dewsbury)

2/19 Church of St Paulinus

In the description the sentence:

"In the baptistry is a well carved Madonna and Christ in marble."

should be amended to read:

"In the baptistry is a well carved Madonna and Christ in plaster."


SE 22 SW (Dewsbury)

Church of St. Paulinus


Gothic Revival Roman Catholic church. 1871 by Edward Welby Pugin.
Pitched-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. A tall
slender building on a steeply sloping site. 9-bay nave. 3-bay
chancel with 3-bay porch to right. Bays are marked by slender
buttresses. Paired lancets with cusped heads and 6-foil over, to
nave and apse. Single lancets with simple tracery to chancel. On
the very tall south side is lean-to aisle with lancets, and lancets
to the clerestorey. To the left is a small projecting baptistry bay
with an 8-foiled rose window.

Interior: Arcade to south of 6 bays. Very large square bases to
the columns. Gallery to rear with elegant carved oak screen below.
Chancel arch on small colonnette responds, at high level, with heavily
foliated capital and corbel. In the baptistry is a well carved Madonna
and Christ in marble. 14 stations of the cross in the nave.

Listing NGR: SE2378621285

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

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