History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Denby, 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: 53.5606 / 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

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 15 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341299

Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, 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

Find accommodation in
Denby Dale

Listing Text

Upper Denby
Church of St. John


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

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

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.