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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ossett, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6704 / 53°40'13"N

Longitude: -1.5725 / 1°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 428339

OS Northings: 419407

OS Grid: SE283194

Mapcode National: GBR KVG0.B0

Mapcode Global: WHCB4.T0CJ

Plus Code: 9C5WMCCG+5X

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 6 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342520

Location: Horbury and South Ossett, Wakefield, WF5

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Horbury and South Ossett

Built-Up Area: Ossett

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: South Ossett Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Christ Church


Church built 1851 to designs by Mallinson and Healey. Tooled squared stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Cruciform plan with west tower, 3+-bay nave with south porch, north and south transepts, and a 2-bay chancel, with later organ chamber to north-east, in keeping. Angle buttresses. The square tower has reducing buttresses, a stair tower to north, 2-light, louvred, bell-chamber openings and a low pyramidal roof behind a bracketed, crenellated parapet. Double-chamfered lancet windows with cusped heads. 3-light north transept window, 3-light east window with 3 quatrefoils in head, south transept has 2 lancets and a wheel in the apex containing 4 trefoils.
Interior: 6 arch-braced roof trusses to nave with reverse curved struts springing from the centre of the tie-beam. Scissor-braced transept roofs. Panelled chancel roof. Stained glass to east window and south transept. Straight-backed pews to nave only. Small west gallery with ancilliary accommodation beneath gallery and under tower.

Listing NGR: SE 28339 19407

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