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Latitude: 53.689 / 53°41'20"N
Longitude: -1.4886 / 1°29'19"W
OS Eastings: 433868
OS Northings: 421520
OS Grid: SE338215
Mapcode National: GBR LT1S.J9
Mapcode Global: WHDC4.3JDR
Entry Name: Church of St Faith
Listing Date: 6 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342538
Location: Wakefield, WF1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield East
Built-Up Area: Wakefield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wakefield St Andrew and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE32SW STANLEY ABERFORD ROAD
4/45 Church of St. Faith
Hospital church. Opened 6th October 1861. Possibly by Sir George Gilbert
Scott. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Two
parallel ranges of 7 bays with south porch. In Early English Gothic style.
Bay divisions marked by reducing buttresses, the corners marked by angle
buttresses. Large, 3-light north and south windows with geometrical tracery.
Large 5-light east window, to south range, with geometrical tracery. Large
6-foiled circle to north range with a 5-bay arcade below. West door to north
range with 5-bay arcade above. Two large 2-light windows to south range
above which is the base of a bellcote (now removed).
Interior: not inspected.
The church is said to have been built from copies of plans for the Church of
St. James, Doncaster, designed by 6. G. Scott and Lord Grimethorpe.
A. L. Ashworth. Stanley Royd Hospital, Wakefield, One Hundred and Fifty
Years. A History. 1970s.
Listing NGR: SE3386821520
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