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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkburton, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5932 / 53°35'35"N

Longitude: -1.7506 / 1°45'1"W

OS Eastings: 416607

OS Northings: 410760

OS Grid: SE166107

Mapcode National: GBR JV6W.TP

Mapcode Global: WHCB8.2YP9

Plus Code: 9C5WH6VX+7Q

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341190

ID on this website: 101135375

Location: St Thomas's Church, Thurstonland, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD4

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Kirkburton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurstonland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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Church of St. Thomas


Gothic Revival church. 1870. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar
dressings. Pitched slate roof with stone gutter on moulded brackets.
Five-bay offset-buttressed nave with paired, cusped, arched lights.
Two-bay chancel with cusped single light windows with trefoil in head
East window is 4-light with two 5-foils and one 6-foil in head. West
window consists of 2 pairs of slender cusped lancets, each with
quatrefoil in circle to head. Large quatrefoil in circle to apex.
3-tier tower on south side at east end of nave, with stair turret and
splay-footed stone spire with lucarnes which have 5-foil in head.
Archivolted paired, cusped lights to 2nd tier. Large 2-light bell-
chamber openings, louvred and with circle in head. Doorway on south
side with moulded arched head and figure in canopied niche over.
Vestry wing on north side.

Interior: Arched braced hammer beam roof. Square font, 1871 with
4 marble colonnettes on clustered base.

Listing NGR: SE1660710760

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