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Church of St Augustine

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton West, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5898 / 53°35'23"N

Longitude: -1.6262 / 1°37'34"W

OS Eastings: 424840

OS Northings: 410422

OS Grid: SE248104

Mapcode National: GBR KV2X.QW

Mapcode Global: WHCBH.Z1S9

Entry Name: Church of St Augustine

Listing Date: 15 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341336

Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Denby Dale

Built-Up Area: Clayton West

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scissett St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(North side)
1/64 Scissett

Church of St. Augustine


Church. 1839 by Richardson. Apsed chancel of 1881. South porch
1935. Hammer dressed stone with diagonal ashlar buttresses and ashlar
dressings. Low pitched slate nave roof behind tall parapets. Steeper
slate roofs to chancel and vestries. 5-bay nave with tall lancets
with deep, chamfered reveals and hood moulds. One on south side part
covered by the gabled porch. 4-stage, square west tower with part
blocked west door under deep hood mould. Blocked lancets to 2nd tier.
Triple group of lancets to bell-chamber. Octagonal piers which have
lost their pinnacles. Round stair tower on north side of tower.
3-sided apsidal chancel with 2-light windows with plate tracery. Vestry
on south side is diagonally set.

Interior: 10-panel plaster ceiling to nave. Scissor braced chancel
roof. Raking west gallery on 2 cast iron columns. The gallery front
has a series of arched sunken panels. Iron chancel screen of 1910 with
delicate scrolled foliage design. Tall, moulded chancel arch on round
responds. Choir stalls and organ in chancel. Oak pulpit, on clustered
pedestal, with traceried sides. Stained glass of late C19 and early C20
including 3 east windows, to members of the Norton family, of 1881.
Gothic monument to Joseph Norton (d.1874).

A. R. Bielby, Churches & Chapels of Kirklees, 1978.
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE2484010422

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