LYDGATE UNITARIAN CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1134889
Date first listed:
16-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
LYDGATE UNITARIAN CHAPEL, HOLMFIRTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LYDGATE UNITARIAN CHAPEL, HOLMFIRTH ROAD

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

District:
Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Holme Valley
National Grid Reference:
SE 15935 09145

Details

SE 10 NE HOLMFIRTH ROAD 5/152 (New Mill) 16.1.67 Lydgate Unitarian Chapel GV II

Formerly Presbyterian, now Unitarian chapel. 1695, remodelled 1768. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins. Slate roof with gable copings on carved kneelers. Gable frontage with cupola to apex with ball finial, and supported on 6 hexagonal columns. Central door with round arch with keystone and impost blocks. Small window to each side with similar detailing. Elevation of 3 windows with round arch with keystone and impost blocks and decorative glazing. Two Venetian windows to rear gable wall. Interior said to have early C19 wall memorials one dated 1814. Portion of box pew panelling inscribed John Armitage 1695. Oliver Heywood preached at the opening in 1695. 'Churches and Chapels of Kirklees', A Ronald Bielby, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE1593509145

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
340379
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bielby, A R, Churches and Chapels of Kirklees, (1978)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Aug 2000
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