CHURCH OF ST PAULINUS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1134723
Date first listed:
03-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PAULINUS, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PAULINUS, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District:
Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 23786 21285

Details

DEWSBURY CB CEMETERY ROAD SE 22 SW (Dewsbury)

2/19 Church of St Paulinus

In the description the sentence:

"In the baptistry is a well carved Madonna and Christ in marble."

should be amended to read:

"In the baptistry is a well carved Madonna and Christ in plaster."

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DEWSBURY CB CEMETERY ROAD SE 22 SW (Dewsbury)

2/19 Church of St. Paulinus

G.V. II

Gothic Revival Roman Catholic church. 1871 by Edward Welby Pugin. Pitched-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Slate roof. A tall slender building on a steeply sloping site. 9-bay nave. 3-bay chancel with 3-bay porch to right. Bays are marked by slender buttresses. Paired lancets with cusped heads and 6-foil over, to nave and apse. Single lancets with simple tracery to chancel. On the very tall south side is lean-to aisle with lancets, and lancets to the clerestorey. To the left is a small projecting baptistry bay with an 8-foiled rose window.

Interior: Arcade to south of 6 bays. Very large square bases to the columns. Gallery to rear with elegant carved oak screen below. Chancel arch on small colonnette responds, at high level, with heavily foliated capital and corbel. In the baptistry is a well carved Madonna and Christ in marble. 14 stations of the cross in the nave.

Listing NGR: SE2378621285

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
340703
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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