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

Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 11866 18505


EAST STREET 1. 5113 (North Side) Lindley Lindley Methodist Church SE 1118 20/470 II 2. 1867. Chancel, vestry and "north-east" transept designed by the Manchester architect Edgar Wood, and built in 1895. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched slate roof. Hall church, with "west" transept surmounted by low tower with pyramidal slate roof and finial on "south" side. 6-bay nave. Buttresses, with gabled tops at west end. 2 storey "west" end, string at eaves level. 1st floor has windows with Geometrical bar tracery, 4-light to nave, 2-light to tower: oculi above each. Ground floor has central 2-centred door with hoodmould, moulded surround and plate cusps, 2 pointed lancets with Geometrical plate tracery, and 2 blocked doors either side, with segment-shaped Caernarvon lintels and 2-centred moulded relieving arches with hoodmoulds. Aisle windows have transoms and bar tracery. "East" window has late C19 Decorated bar tracery, and reset, the date stone of the original 1795 church, inscribed (in lettering characteristic of each period) "The Wesleyan Church. Anno Domini 1795. Re-erected 1867. Chancel 1895". Edgar Wood had married into the Sykes family of Lindley, whose church this was.

Listing NGR: SE1186618505


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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: 19 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03909/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive
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