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Latitude: 53.692 / 53°41'31"N
Longitude: -1.6507 / 1°39'2"W
OS Eastings: 423160
OS Northings: 421780
OS Grid: SE231217
Mapcode National: GBR JTXR.F8
Mapcode Global: WHC9X.MG4J
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 3 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313651
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340688
Location: Kirklees, WF13
Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West
Built-Up Area: Dewsbury
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
DEWSBURY CB BOOTHROYD LANE
SE 22 SN (Dewsbury Moor)
Church of St. John
Commissioners church in Lancet style. 1823-7 by Thomas Taylor.
Ashlar. Stone slate roof with crenellated parapet. Square,
4-tier, diagonally buttressed west tower with crenellated parapet
and crocketed pinnacles. 3-light bell chamber openings with
Y-tracery. 7-bay heavily buttressed nave. The buttresses
continue above the parapet as gabled pinnacles. 2-light lancets
with Y-tracery and hood moulds. Small, single bay chancel with
large 3-light east window with Y-tracery. Tiny Lady chapel c.1946
on north side of chancel.
Interior: Bay divisions marked by buttresses which support vaulting
over windows. Panelled ceiling. West gallery with panelled oak
front and elaborately carved frieze. Panelled oak dado to nave and
chancel. Octagonal font with small granite colonnettes on clustered
pedestal, restored 1927. Very colourful stained glass. East window
by Francis Barnett of York.
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.
Listing NGR: SE2316021780
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