CHURCH OF ST AIDAN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135306

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST AIDAN, RADCLIFFE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST AIDAN, RADCLIFFE STREET

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Denby Dale

National Grid Reference: SE 22936 10439

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History

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Details

SE 21 SW RADCLIFFE STREET Skelmanthorpe 1/53 Church of St. Aidan

II

Church. 1894-5 by G. F. Bodley and T. Garner, in Late Gothic style. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Brick south wall. Pitched slate roof with small gabled bell-cote. 5-bay nave with 4-bay pitched- roofed north aisle of similar proportions. 3-bay chancel, with vestry on south side. Gabled north porch on western bay of nave. One 3-light and two 2-light traceried chancel windows. Paired lancets to aisle, with trefoil in head. Two 3-light traceried west windows, to nave. 3-light traceried east window. Wheel window to south side of chancel and to porch.

Interior: 4-bay arcade, between nave and aisle, on octagonal piers. Similar 5-bay arcade along south wall of nave. Good, carved oak commemorative reredos of c.1917 at east end of aisle. Commemorative stained glass east window (1891). Square, late Anglo-Saxon or early Norman font (Pevsner) on C19 or C20 pedestal. (Font said to have come from High Hoyland.) 3 interlaced arches on 2 sides. 2 panels on a 3rd side, and on the 4th side 4 panels with scrolls and foliage, two of which have figure heads at the top. Lead lined. Vaulted wood ceiling to aisle and chancel. Arched braced collar roof to nave. Wooden block floor to seating area. Small, simple chairs for pews.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE2293610439

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 341325

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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