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Latitude: 53.6885 / 53°41'18"N
Longitude: -1.8722 / 1°52'19"W
OS Eastings: 408537
OS Northings: 421345
OS Grid: SE085213
Mapcode National: GBR HTCS.GH
Mapcode Global: WHC9T.6KQ5
Entry Name: Church of St Thomas
Listing Date: 6 June 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184870
English Heritage Legacy ID: 338513
Location: Calderdale, HX4
Electoral Ward/Division: Greetland and Stainland
Built-Up Area: Elland
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Greetland and West Vale St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
ELLAND ROCHDALE ROAD
SE 085213 (north side)
1/89 Church of St. Thomas
Church, 1860 by T. Rushforth. Gothic revival. Nave, chancel, south transept chapel
and west tower. Hammer-dressed stone and steep slate roof. Windows with geometric
tracery, paired to the nave. East window of 3-lights, transept window of 4-lights.
Sanctus bellcote. Tower of 3 stages, unbuttressed, terminating in four squat
pinnacles. Belfry windows of 2 louvred lights.
Interior: 4-bay arcade with early French Gothic capitals. South aisle has leanto
roof and is lit by triple circular windows each of 3 lobes. Arch to transept chapel
now blocked at lower level by organ. Chancel has north aisle forming a chapel, reached
by two arches with pierced tympana. Sedilia under round arch. East window has marble
shafts with rings as has the chancel arch. Stained glass of the crucifixion in this
window. Open roof to arch-braced trusses springing from carved corbels.
Furnishings: Pulpit with stubby shafts of different marbles. Choir stalls with round
arched arcading from St. John, West Vale (q.v.). H. M. Gledhill and J. Barnett,
'St, Thomas' Church, Greetland', (Ripponden, 1961).
Listing NGR: SE0853721345
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