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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Pudsey, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7934 / 53°47'36"N

Longitude: -1.6669 / 1°40'0"W

OS Eastings: 422039

OS Northings: 433062

OS Grid: SE220330

Mapcode National: GBR JSSK.XX

Mapcode Global: WHC9B.CXG8

Plus Code: 9C5WQ8VM+96

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341881

Location: Pudsey, Leeds, LS28

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Pudsey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Pudsey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pudsey St Lawrence and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description


SE2233SW LS28 CHURCH LANE
PUDSEY (east side)

6/117 Church of
St. Lawrence

GV II


Commissioners' Church. c1821 by Thomas Taylor (Leeds) constructed by
Messrs. Hainsworth & Co., digging contractors. Ashlar, Westmorland
blue-slate roof. Gothic Revival style. West tower, nave with clearstorey,
aisles, shallow sanctuary. Tower: 3-stages, embattled, with offset
gableted angle buttresses with gablets surmounted by tall crocketed pinnacles.
South doorway and all windows 4-centred arched. 3-light west window;
2nd stage has 2-light window; clock to each face; 3-light transomed belfry
opening with traceried head. Nave: 5-bay, 3-light windows to aisles,
2-light to clearstorey with intersecting Y-tracery, articulated by tall
gableted buttresses, embattled parapets continuing across gables.
Sanctuary: one bay with low lean-to either side. 5-light transomed east
window.

Interior: aisle arcade of tall octagonal columns with moulded capitals,
coved flat-ceilinged roof. Galleried on 3 sides, the fronts finely carved
c1922 when Perpendicular-style panelling was added above sanctuary arch
which is flanked by contemporary painting by Madeline French. Re-pewed
c1877 when 1st bay of nave was occupied by a new chancel with choir stalls
with carved poppy heads and organ with elaborate case was added. Caen-stone
octagonal pulpit with shafted marble columns.


Listing NGR: SE2203933062

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