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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkstall, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.818 / 53°49'4"N

Longitude: -1.5984 / 1°35'54"W

OS Eastings: 426538

OS Northings: 435816

OS Grid: SE265358

Mapcode National: GBR B5C.94

Mapcode Global: WHC9C.F93F

Plus Code: 9C5WRC92+5J

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 5 August 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466092

ID on this website: 101375210

Location: St Stephen's Church, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Kirkstall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkstall St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE2635 MORRIS LANE, Kirkstall
714-1/22/904 (East side (off))
05/08/76 Church of St Stephen


Anglican church. 1828-9. By RD Chantrell. For the Church
Commissioners. Restored and enlarged 1863-4 by Perkin and
Bulmer, further alterations 1874 by Henry Walker. Gothic
Revival style. Hammer-dressed gritstone ashlar, slate roof.
PLAN: nave with 5 lancet windows, hoodmoulds, N and S aisles
under one roof; N and S transepts with 4-light decorated
EXTERIOR: west tower of 3 stages with W door in deep
roll-moulded surround with gable over, traceried double doors,
lancet window above, clock, single-light belfry window,
pinnacles and stone octagonal spire with lucarnes. E end:
vestry, chancel with paired lancet windows, 3-light E window,
arched over the table tomb of Richard Oastler and other grave
INTERIOR: 6-bay nave and 2-bay original chancel extended a
further 3 bays with 3-bay transepts. Original work has
quatrefoil columns, plain columns to extension. 5 tie-beam
trusses to nave have quatrefoils and cusped decoration, tiled
and mosaic chancel floor; wooden reredos with painted figures
of saints, open quatrefoil arched frontals to choir stalls,
heavily carved square wooden pulpit on octagonal base, west
gallery with wooden panelling and brass handrail. Stained
glass in E window: Christ in Glory flanked by St Stephen and
St Paul; in S wall of nave a memorial window to Thomas Butler,
(Thoresby Society Publications, Second Series, Vol 2: Webster
C: RD Chantrell, Architect: his life and work in Leeds
1818-47: 1991-).

Listing NGR: SE2653835816

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