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FONT IN GRAVEYARD APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES TO SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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: FONT IN GRAVEYARD APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES TO SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1134124

Location

FONT IN GRAVEYARD APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES TO SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Haworth, Cross Roads and Stanbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338121

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History

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Details

KEIGHLEY CHURCH STREET SE 0237 and SE 0337 (south side) 21/33 Haworth

Font in graveyard approxi- mately 12 metres to south of Church of St Michael and All Angels

GV II

Font. Dated 1742. Ashlar. Squared baluster font with octagonal plinth set on late c18-early C19 tomb slab. The bowl is inscribed on 3 sides 'W Grimshaw/ A B Minister/AD 1742' and on the top 'I indeed have bapt.d/you with water/but He shall bap/tize you with/THE HOLY GHOST'. William Grimshaw (1708-1763) came to Haworth in 1742 as perpetual curate and, having encouraged the growth of Methodism in Haworth, was instrumental in building the Methodist Chapel in 1758 (D C Dews, A History of Methodism in Haworth from 1744, 1981, pp.5-8).

Listing NGR: SE0299337195

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dews, D C, A History of Methodism in Haworth from 1744, (1981), 5-8

National Grid Reference: SE 02993 37195

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