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Latitude: 53.5787 / 53°34'43"N
Longitude: -1.7608 / 1°45'38"W
OS Eastings: 415935
OS Northings: 409145
OS Grid: SE159091
Mapcode National: GBR JW41.LW
Mapcode Global: WHCBF.X9PV
Entry Name: Lydgate Unitarian Chapel
Listing Date: 16 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134889
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340379
Location: Holme Valley, Kirklees, HD9
Civil Parish: Holme Valley
Built-Up Area: Holmfirth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: New Mill Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 10 NE HOLMFIRTH ROAD
5/152 (New Mill)
16.1.67 Lydgate Unitarian
Formerly Presbyterian, now Unitarian chapel. 1695, remodelled 1768. Hammer dressed
stone. Quoins. Slate roof with gable copings on carved kneelers. Gable frontage
with cupola to apex with ball finial, and supported on 6 hexagonal columns. Central
door with round arch with keystone and impost blocks. Small window to each side with
similar detailing. Elevation of 3 windows with round arch with keystone and impost
blocks and decorative glazing. Two Venetian windows to rear gable wall. Interior
said to have early C19 wall memorials one dated 1814. Portion of box pew panelling
inscribed John Armitage 1695. Oliver Heywood preached at the opening in 1695.
'Churches and Chapels of Kirklees', A Ronald Bielby, 1978.
Listing NGR: SE1593509145
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