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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Liversedge, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7118 / 53°42'42"N

Longitude: -1.6941 / 1°41'38"W

OS Eastings: 420290

OS Northings: 423979

OS Grid: SE202239

Mapcode National: GBR JTMJ.14

Mapcode Global: WHC9P.YYGT

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341002

Location: Kirklees, WF15

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Liversedge and Gomersal

Built-Up Area: Liversedge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Liversedge Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

12/1/67 Christ Church


Large Gothic Revival Church. 1812-16. By Thomas Taylor of Leeds.
Ashlar and dressed stone. Pitched slate roof with crenellated parapet.
West tower, 5-bay nave with clerestorey lean-to aisles, 2-bay chancel
with side chapel and vestry. Large 3-light aisle windows and 2-light
clerestory windows all with Perpendicular tracery and hood mould. Bay
divisions are marked by gabled buttresses. Large perpendicular east
window with panel tracery. 4 tier tower with angle buttresses.
Doorway on south side and blocked doorway on west side. 6-light
louvred and traceried openings to bell chamber. Crenellated parapet
and crocketted pinnacles.

Interior: 5-bay arcades on octagonal piers. Gallery to rear, presumably
later, with panelled oak front, on slender oak columns. Fine oak rood
screen, 1911-12, with the 12 northern saints carved at the bottom.
Slender supports rise to fan and support crested cornice with frieze
which is very elaborately carved with vines. East window stained
glass of 1864. Hexagonal marble font elaborately carved with lion,
bull, angel, eagle, lamb and shield.

D. Linstrum, West Yorkshire: Architects and Architecture, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE2029023979

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