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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Royd, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7053 / 53°42'19"N

Longitude: -2.0007 / 2°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 400048

OS Northings: 423208

OS Grid: SE000232

Mapcode National: GBR GTGL.NH

Mapcode Global: WHB8M.74J8

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403921

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cragg Vale St John the Baptist-in-the-Wilderness

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Cragg Vale

4/85 Church of St. John


- II

Church, 1839 rebuilding of earlier church of which there is no evidence (date
plaque inside). Dressed stone, slate roof. West tower, nave and shallow
chancel. Lancet style. 3-stage embattled tower has angle buttresses which
rise to form pinnacles. All windows are tall lancets with deeply double
chamfered surrounds and pointed arches. Windows to each stage of tower in west
face only. Doorway set in north face, 2nd stage has clock to north and south
faces; 3rd stage is belfry. Aisless nave of 4 bays, each with tall windows
articulated by shallow buttresses. Corbel table. Angle buttresses with
pinnacles to corners. Shallow single-bay chancel has tall east window with
panelled tracery, and angle buttresses with outshuts to either side with lean-to
roofs and pointed arched doorways. Interior: single vessel with shallow
chancel set within pointed arch. Gallery to west end carried on clustered iron
colonnettes; brattished rail with panelled front with arched heads. Flat roof
with moulded ribs. Memorial to Rev. Thomas Crowther the original minister
"38 years in this Parish" dated 1859.

Listing NGR: SE0004823208

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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