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TOWER TO OLD CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

List Entry Summary

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

Name: TOWER TO OLD CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW

List entry Number: 1133792

Location

TOWER TO OLD CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW, WAKEFIELD ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Dec-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338927

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRIGHOUSE WAKEFIELD ROAD, LIGHTCLIFFE SE 12 NW (north side) 1/190 Tower to Old Church of St. Matthew (formerly listed as Old Church 3.1.67 of St Matthew under Lightcliffe) ) II

Tower to former church 1775 by William Mallinson (Halifax). Hammer-dressed stone, with ashlar dressings of square section, sheer to the crown which bears an octagonal arcaded cupola with ball finial. There is a round headed window to the ground floor with circular opening above. In the belfry is stone taken from an earlier church on this site inscribed: 'Deo et Sancto Mattaeo Apostolo Evangelistae Martyri Sacra A. O. DC XXIX D. Wilding, A History of Two Lightcliffe Chapels, Centenary booklet 1979. N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (London 1967), p.642. D. Nortcliffe, Buildings of Brighouse (Brighouse 1978), p.17. Illustrated in G. Hepworth, Brighouse its scenery and antiquities (Halifax 1885), p.19.

Listing NGR: SE1398025369

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hepworth, G, Brighouse its Scenery and Antiquities, (1885), 19
Nortcliffe, D, Buildings of Brighouse, (1978), 17
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 642
Wilding, D , A History of Two Lightcliffe Chapels, (1979)

National Grid Reference: SE 13980 25369

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