CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135311

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE, WAKEFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE, WAKEFIELD ROAD

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 24840 10422

Summary

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History

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Details

SE 21 SW WAKEFIELD ROAD (North side) 1/64 Scissett

Church of St. Augustine

II

Church. 1839 by Richardson. Apsed chancel of 1881. South porch 1935. Hammer dressed stone with diagonal ashlar buttresses and ashlar dressings. Low pitched slate nave roof behind tall parapets. Steeper slate roofs to chancel and vestries. 5-bay nave with tall lancets with deep, chamfered reveals and hood moulds. One on south side part covered by the gabled porch. 4-stage, square west tower with part blocked west door under deep hood mould. Blocked lancets to 2nd tier. Triple group of lancets to bell-chamber. Octagonal piers which have lost their pinnacles. Round stair tower on north side of tower. 3-sided apsidal chancel with 2-light windows with plate tracery. Vestry on south side is diagonally set.

Interior: 10-panel plaster ceiling to nave. Scissor braced chancel roof. Raking west gallery on 2 cast iron columns. The gallery front has a series of arched sunken panels. Iron chancel screen of 1910 with delicate scrolled foliage design. Tall, moulded chancel arch on round responds. Choir stalls and organ in chancel. Oak pulpit, on clustered pedestal, with traceried sides. Stained glass of late C19 and early C20 including 3 east windows, to members of the Norton family, of 1881. Gothic monument to Joseph Norton (d.1874).

A. R. Bielby, Churches & Chapels of Kirklees, 1978. N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE2484010422

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 341336

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bielby, A R, Churches and Chapels of Kirklees, (1978)
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)

End of official listing