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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135311
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341336
Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, HD8
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
SE 21 SW WAKEFIELD ROAD
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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