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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Denby, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5606 / 53°33'38"N

Longitude: -1.6598 / 1°39'35"W

OS Eastings: 422631

OS Northings: 407160

OS Grid: SE226071

Mapcode National: GBR JWV8.GC

Mapcode Global: WHCBH.GRVR

Plus Code: 9C5WH86R+63

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 15 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341299

ID on this website: 101313363

Location: St John's Church, Upper Denby, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Denby Dale

Built-Up Area: Upper Denby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Denby St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Church. 1842-3, chancel and porch 1900. Hammer dressed stone with
ashlar dressings. Stone slate roof with gable copings and moulded eaves
cornice. Square 3-tier, west tower with porch on south side. Diagonal
buttresses to lower tier. Blind oculus to 2nd tier, south side. 3-light
square headed, louvred bell-chamber openings, with arched lights. Lancet
west window. Plain parapet with pointed octagonal pinnacles. 6-light
transomed east window with blind lower tier and intersecting tracery to
upper part. Five 2-light nave windows with Y-tracery.

Interior: 4-bay arcade to left and right on octagonal piers with moulded
capitals. Similar responds. Organ to left. Moulded chancel arch.
Choir in chancel. Vestry to south side of chancel. Wooden tunnel
vaulted nave roof with stencilling. Close, braced trusses to chancel

Galleries and box pews removed 1900.

A. R. Bielby, Churches & Chapels of Kirklees, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE2263107160

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