Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill, Huddersfield - Kirklees

Gothic Revival parish church of 1823 to 1824 by Leeds architect Thomas Taylor, built to accommodate the growing population of industrial Huddersfield. Widespread defects affecting weathering details, rainwater goods, masonry and windows. Structural movement in evidence to organ chamber, tower and spire. Repairs to the tower and spire and general masonry have been completed in 2018 with a National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant for Places of Worship. A further phase of work to repair the organ chamber is required.

Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill, Huddersfield - Kirklees
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHRIST CHURCH
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1225622
    Local Planning Authority:
    Kirklees
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Christ Church
    Street Name:
    Woodhouse Hill
    Locality:
    Huddersfield
    County:
    West Yorkshire
    District / Borough:
    Kirklees
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Huddersfield
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II