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Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

A Grade II Listed Building in Silsden, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.9143 / 53°54'51"N

Longitude: -1.9366 / 1°56'11"W

OS Eastings: 404259

OS Northings: 446467

OS Grid: SE042464

Mapcode National: GBR GRX5.JK

Mapcode Global: WHB7H.7W12

Plus Code: 9C5WW377+P8

Entry Name: Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418986

ID on this website: 101223321

Location: Silsden, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD20

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Silsden

Built-Up Area: Silsden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Silsden St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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WESLEY PLACE (east end)
Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel


Wesleyan Methodist Church, now occupied by Roman Catholics. c1870. Hammer-dressed stone, ashlar dressings, Welsh and Westmorland green slate roof. Cruciform plan. Prominent west end with wide gable in which is set five-light arched window with geometrical tracery and doorway with triangular hood over in which is set quatrefoil. Buttresses with offsets to either side, those to right taller and set back from two faces of octagonal turret with open belfry and spire over. North and South transepts have tall plain lancets. Coped gables with kneelers and finials. Roof has four bands of fish-scale slates.

Interior: Elaborate arch-braced roof springs from clustered colonnettes set in the angle of the transepts. Braces cross in centre forming a St. Andrew's cross figure. Cast-iron hoops set in open spandrels. Pointed arched recess forms shallow sanctuary. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE0425946467

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