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CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List entry Number: 1133829

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN, COLEY 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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338817

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRIGHOUSE COLEY ROAD SE 12 NW (east side) 1/69 Church of St. John (formerly listed under Coley) 3.1.67 II

Church. 1816 by William Bradley (Halifax) restored and altered by Hodgson Fowler c.1900. Hammer-dressed stone ashlar dressings. Wide nave of 5 bays and 1 bay of chancel, and west tower. Gothic revival. Buttresses of various types, octagonal to the tower, diagonal to the ends and angled to the nave. Embattled parapet. The nave windows are divided by deep transoms at gallery level into low 3-light windows with trefoil heads to the lights, and above 3-light pointed windows with intersecting tracery. The tower is of 3 tall stages with deepset west doorway and belfry openings which unite the elements of the nave windows. 3-light east window with perpendicular tracery flanked by 2-light windows with 'Y' tracery.

Interior: 5 bay wide-nave with aisles. Arcades.formed by tall slender octagonal fluted columns with moulded capitals and pointed arches. Chancel has 5 panelled slightly canted roof. West gallery has large Royal Coat of Arms set within arch-headed recess. 2 other Royal Coats the latest dated 1820 of George III. Several wall monuments survive from the earlier church include one in stone dated 1727 to the Sharpes of Hipperholme and one in marble to the Simpsons of Hipperholme dated 1765 with long epitaph. Font of similar type to St. Anne's, Southowram (q.v.) 3

Listing NGR: SE1247826926

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National Grid Reference: SE 12478 26926

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