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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313710
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341002
Location: Kirklees, WF15
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
SE 22 SW SPENBOROUGH MB CHURCH LANE
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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