CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134644

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, GROSVENOR ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, GROSVENOR ROAD

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 24741 24596

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Details

SE 22 SW BATLEY MB GROSVENOR ROAD BATLEY

4/17 Church of St Thomas

II

Gothic Revival Church in Early English style. 1867-8 by Walter Hanstock. Slightly pitched faced stone with quoins and ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched slate roof. 5 bay nave with lean-to buttressed aisles. 3 bay chancel with vestry wing on north side. 3 tier tower in south west corner, with slender stone spire. Paired stained glass lancets, slightly cusped to aisles, and similar, smaller lights to clerestory. Those to aisles have hood moulds with figure head and foliated stops. 2-light stained glass chancel windows with simple bar tracery. 5-light cusped geometric east window with sexfoil in head.

3-tier tower has reducing angle buttresses with off-sets. Paired louvred openings to bell chamber, with heavily moulded arches on round colonnettes with foliated capitals, and sexfoil in heads. Perforated parapet with octagonal pinnacles, and gargoyles. Blind oculus to each 2nd tier face, presumably for clock. Entrance on south side with heavily moulded arch on round colonnettes with foliated capitals. Similar entrance at west end of nave with 4-light geometrical window over.

Interior: North and South arcades with double chamfered arches on columns with foliated capitals. Tall chancel arch on engaged colonnettes with richly carved capitals, supported on fluted tapering corbels. Hammer beam roof. Carved stone reredos. Octagonal marble font.

Listing NGR: SE2474124596

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 340922

Legacy System: LBS

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