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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.


List entry Number: 1134683



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


District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Mirfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340811

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5/124 Church of St. Paul


Church, 1882, in Decorated style. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roofs with projecting rafters. 4-bay nave with separately pitched aisle to north and south. Lean-to south porch with entrance in west side. 3-bay chancel with chapel to north and south. 4-tier square tower, with saddleback roof, to 1st bay of north chancel chapel. Adjoining this is a square stair tower, also with saddleback roof. The main tower has small paired lancets to each stage except the bell chamber which has large 2-light moulded and cusped openings with colonnettes to reveals and as centre mullion. Aisle and chapel windows of 2 and 3 lights mainly with curvilinear tracery. Large 7-light east window to chancel with 3-light windows at basement level.

Interior: 7-bay arcade to north and south on polished grey-granite shafted columns with octagonal bases and moulded capitals. This arcading continues into the chancel dividing it from the chapels. The columns are paired at the junction with the chancel, and in the chancel have foliated capitals. Chancel steps extend the full width of the church. Reredos to chancel of carved stone with 2-bay blind arcade to each side.

Open-back oak pews with curved sides. Octagonal grey-marble font on grey-granite podium. Good, tall, very elaborate carved oak cover, suspended over, with crocketed pinnacles and spires and Decorated tracery. Organ under tower. Wagon roofs to nave and aisles. Wood vaulted chancel roof. Wooden blocks to floor of pewed areas.

Listing NGR: SE2021319698

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National Grid Reference: SE 20213 19698


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