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Latitude: 53.59 / 53°35'24"N
Longitude: -1.655 / 1°39'17"W
OS Eastings: 422936
OS Northings: 410439
OS Grid: SE229104
Mapcode National: GBR JVWX.HS
Mapcode Global: WHCBH.K144
Entry Name: Church of St Aidan
Listing Date: 15 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341325
Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, HD8
Civil Parish: Denby Dale
Built-Up Area: Skelmanthorpe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Skelmanthorpe St Aidan
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 21 SW RADCLIFFE STREET
Church of St. Aidan
Church. 1894-5 by G. F. Bodley and T. Garner, in Late Gothic style.
Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Brick south wall. Pitched
slate roof with small gabled bell-cote. 5-bay nave with 4-bay pitched-
roofed north aisle of similar proportions. 3-bay chancel, with vestry
on south side. Gabled north porch on western bay of nave. One 3-light
and two 2-light traceried chancel windows. Paired lancets to aisle, with
trefoil in head. Two 3-light traceried west windows, to nave. 3-light
traceried east window. Wheel window to south side of chancel and to
Interior: 4-bay arcade, between nave and aisle, on octagonal piers.
Similar 5-bay arcade along south wall of nave. Good, carved oak
commemorative reredos of c.1917 at east end of aisle. Commemorative
stained glass east window (1891). Square, late Anglo-Saxon or early
Norman font (Pevsner) on C19 or C20 pedestal. (Font said to have come
from High Hoyland.) 3 interlaced arches on 2 sides. 2 panels on a 3rd
side, and on the 4th side 4 panels with scrolls and foliage, two of which
have figure heads at the top. Lead lined. Vaulted wood ceiling to
aisle and chancel. Arched braced collar roof to nave. Wooden block
floor to seating area. Small, simple chairs for pews.
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.
Listing NGR: SE2293610439
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