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Church of St Faith

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield East, Wakefield

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342538

Location: Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

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

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Listing Text

(west side),

4/45 Church of St. Faith

- II

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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