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Bradford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 14396 37538


SE 13 NW SHIPLEY KIRKGATE (north side) Shipley

2/101 Church of St. Paul 24 June 1976


Commissioners' church. 1823-25. By John Oates of Halifax. Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Perpendicular style. 5-bay nave and aisle under one roof, small chancel, west tower. Tall, 3-stage square west tower with west door, under deep square hoodmould. The west window is of three lights. 2-light windows to 2nd stage. 6-light transomed and traceried bell-chamber openings with clock-face attached. Pierced crenellated parapet and tall crocketed corner pinnacles. To north and south sides of the tower is a former 2-storey porch. The entrances are now part-blocked to form windows. The buttressed aisles have tall, 6-light, mullioned and transomed windows with cusped lights and intersecting tracery. Crenellated parapets. The lower single-bay chancel has a large 14-light transomed east window with Perpendicular tracery. Above the window is a square, elaborately detailed plaque with shield, helm and crest. Octagonal corner towers to east end of chancel. Single-storey porch to each side, all with crenellated parapets.

Interior: 5-bay arcade to north and south on octagonal piers. Compartmental roof with plastered timber ribs and small bosses. North and south galleries, the panelled and traceried fronts of which were added in 1875. The west gallery has been renewed and has screen below to form separate, full width hall at rear. Elaborate and finely-carved stone pulpit of c1876-80. The lower part has a central pedestal with figures in niches and is splayed to support the wooden, panelled and traceried upper part. Elegant carved stone open stair. Octagonal marble font with traceried panels. East window by F. Barnett of York 1858-60, partly obscured by later panelled reredos. Later C19 commemorative glass to aisles.

Listing NGR: SE1439637538


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/00326/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Leighton. Source Historic England Archive
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