CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134543

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1980

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, HAUGH END LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, HAUGH END LANE

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

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 05475 23147

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SOWERBY BRIDGE HAUGH END LANE SE 0423 and SE 0523 (south side) 12/80 Church of St George 11.7.80 GV II Church. 1839-40 by Edward Walsh. Coursed squared stone, ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Norman style. West tower, nave with north vestry, chancel with apse. Tower: 3 stages; pilaster butresses; door and one window to each stage on each side; parapet. Nave: 5 bays defined by pilaster buttresses; round-arched windows have shafts with cushion capitals and zig-zag ornament to heads; parapet on simple block corbels. Chancel: l-bay with apse; added aisles with door to north, window to south; east end has 3 stepped round-arched windows with hoodmould over all. Interior: west gallery supported on 2 octagonal columns with Passion scene carved on front (1931). Three round-arched roof trusses to nave on corbelled tiebeams with pendants. Round chancel arch with zig-zag, nail-head and billet decoration and shafts with cushion capitals. Fine carved panelling and seat to sanctuary and carved screen between nave and choir (dated 1931). Font, brought in 1970 from St John the Divine, Thorpe (built in 1880), is octangonal with carved sides and stands on central column with 8 outer marble colonettes. Sowerby St George's, a brief history, pamphlet; Kelly's Directory 1893.

Listing NGR: SE0547523147

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 339222

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Sowerby St George's a brief history - pamphlet
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1893)

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