CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1134620

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, STOCKS LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, STOCKS LANE

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 24130 24457

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History

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Details

SE 22 SW BATLEY MB STOCKS LANE 4/60 BATLEY

29.3.63 Church of All Saints

I

Perpendicular Church. Circa 1485, incorporating parts of C.13 Church. Restored 1872-3 by Walter Hanstock. Deeply coursed stone. Stone slate roof. West tower, nave and chancel with lean-to aisles, south porch, recent vestry to north. Corbelled out machicolated and castellated parapet with tall square pinnacles. 2-light louvred and traceried openings to bell chamber. Four 2- light square headed clerestory windows to nave. Buttressed aisles with 2, 3 and 4 light square headed windows some with round arched lights, some with stained glass. Some have been restored. Decorated south doorway. 5-light traceried Perpendicular east window with 4-light and 3-light square headed window with round arched lights to left and right respectively.

3 bay Decorated south arcade, c.1330, with quatrefoil piers and double chamfered arches. North arcade c.1485, of octagonal piers with double chamfered arches. Chancel arch in the base of which south side is a narrow rood stair with ogee head. The Mirfield Chapel to north founded c.1485 has completely preserved parclose screen, and contains 2 alabaster effigies of Sir William and Lady Anne Mirfield, c.1496, on stone tomb chest with low relief carving of a series of ladies holding shields. The Lady Chapel, to south, has parclose screen probably later C.16, the cornice band of which is decorated with shields, mermen and dragons. The screen was restored in 1852 using cast iron. 8 sided, ribbed font dated 1662. South aisle window contains a crucifixion scene made up of fragments of C.14 glass.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1979.

Listing NGR: SE2413324456

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 340966

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)

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