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Latitude: 53.6033 / 53°36'11"N
Longitude: -1.8489 / 1°50'56"W
OS Eastings: 410096
OS Northings: 411869
OS Grid: SE100118
Mapcode National: GBR HVJS.J1
Mapcode Global: WHCB6.KPSH
Entry Name: Christ Church
Listing Date: 24 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1300326
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340878
Location: Meltham, Kirklees, HD9
Civil Parish: Meltham
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Christ the King, Meltham
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 11 SW SLADES LANE
Gothic Revival church in Decorated style. Built 1859. Endowed by
Charles Brook of Healey House, in memory of Charles John Brook of
Thickhollins. Rock faced stone. Steeply pitched red plain tiled
roof which becomes more shallow over aisles. Square tower in south-
west corner. 4-bay buttressed nave. 2-bay chancel. Aisle windows
are 3-light some with intersecting and some with reticulated tracery.
5-light east window and 4-light west window, both with Decorated tracery.
South porch of timber on dwarf walls. 2-tier square tower with angle
buttresses with off-sets. Small 2-light traceried, louvred bell
chamber openings and round clock'faces, all, with hood moulds. Eaves
cornice to tower which is surmounted by slender splay-footed shingled
Interior: 4-bay arcade to north and south, on short octagonal piers.
Arches are double chamfered. Long, light chancel with carved stone
reredos, in form of blind arcade, with carved foliage in spandrels.
Painted texts on walls including the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and
the Ten Commandments. Good gilded eagle lect of 1908 with Art
Nouveau stem. No stained glass. Arched braced collar beam roof
on corbel brackets.
Listing NGR: SE1009611869
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