History in Structure

Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne Valley, Kirklees

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.6405 / 53°38'25"N

Longitude: -1.9314 / 1°55'53"W

OS Eastings: 404632

OS Northings: 416003

OS Grid: SE046160

Mapcode National: GBR GVYB.NP

Mapcode Global: WHB8V.9RJG

Plus Code: 9C5WJ3R9+6C

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 11 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406826

ID on this website: 101276620

Location: St Bartholomew's Church, Scammonden, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD3

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scammonden St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Church building

Find accommodation in
Moorside Edge



- Church of St Bartholomew

- II

Mid to late C19. Gothic revival church. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar
dressings. Steeply pitched grey and purple slate roof. Coped gables with
footstones and kneelers. Carved finials. Nave with tower, chancel,transepts.
Between chancel and south transept is 4-pier square bell tower with crenellated
parapet and slated spire. On bell tower is 5 sided stair tower. Ashlar parapet
to bell tower is supported on brackets and has gargoyles. Upper level of
tower has louvred openings to belfry with pointed arch and hood mould, and
paired colonnettas to jambs. Other openings in tower have false pointed and
shouldered arches in deep lintel. On south side is sundial with date 1813
(presumably reset). Transepts have pointed arched windows with geometrical
bar tracery, with 3 slender lights, 3 trefoil and one 6-foil lights. Small
light with shouldered head to apix of south gable. On south elevation of
nave is porch with pointed arched dtpening and doorway with semicircular headin
ashlar. One 2-light window with stained glass and shouldered heads in deep
lintel with semicircular relieving arch\ over. East gable: large pointed arched
window with geometrical bar tracery jwith 4 slender lights, one quatrefoil
and 2 trefoil openings. West gable: 8-light rose window, 3 slender lights
at ground level with pointed heads and blocked light in gable apex with shouldered

Listing NGR: SE0463216003

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.