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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Elland, Calderdale

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WM4QH+94

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 6 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338513

Location: Greetland and Stainland, Calderdale, HX4

County: Calderdale

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

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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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