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Church of Emmanuel

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5978 / 53°35'52"N

Longitude: -1.6813 / 1°40'52"W

OS Eastings: 421190

OS Northings: 411298

OS Grid: SE211112

Mapcode National: GBR JVPV.T0

Mapcode Global: WHCB9.4TNP

Plus Code: 9C5WH8X9+4F

Entry Name: Church of Emmanuel

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341163

Location: Kirkburton, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Built-Up Area: Shepley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shelley Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Church of Emmanuel


Gothic Revival church. 1868. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar
dressings and quoins. Pitched slate roof. Nave, 3 bays to north,
south aisle of 4 bays. 2-bay chancel. Square 3-tier tower in
south-west corner. The tower has angle buttresses, and the entrance
is on the south side with deep, moulded surround. 2-light deeply
chamfered bell-chamber openings with traceried heads. Clock face to
3 sides. Crenellated parapet with gargoyles. Squat, pyramidal
slated spire. Nave windows, north side, are 3-light with intersecting
tracery with 2 quatrefoils and one trefoil in head. Aisle windows
are 2-light with tracery. Rose window at east end of aisle. East
window is 3-light with traceried head. Large west window is 4-light
with Curvilinear tracery.

Interior: 4-bay arcade to south on quatrefoil piers. Chancel arch
on paired red granite colonnettes on corbel brackets. Arched braced
hammer beam roof. 'Tulip' type font of 1868 with tall, carved oak,
counterbalanced cover of 1894.

Listing NGR: SE2119011298

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