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Lydgate Unitarian Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Holmfirth, Kirklees

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WH6HQ+FM

Entry Name: Lydgate Unitarian Chapel

Listing Date: 16 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340379

Location: Holme Valley, Kirklees, HD9

County: Kirklees

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

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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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