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 Heritage Lottery 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


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

Assessment Information

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

Contact Details

Zoe Kemp 01904 601911

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England