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CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1135330

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CUMBERWORTH LANE

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Denby Dale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Sep-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341285

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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SE 20 NW CHURCH LANE Upper Cumberworth

4/18 Church of St Nicholas GV II

The address shall be amended to read: CUMBERWORTH LANE Upper Cumberworth

Church of St Nicholas

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SE 20 NW CHURCH LANE Upper Cumberworth 4/18 Church of St. Nicholas

G.V. II

Church. 1876. Gothic Revival. Lower stage of tower may be C18. Finely dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof with gable copings. Two-stage square west tower, 4-bay nave with gabled south porch, 2-bay chancel with vestry on north side. Diagonal buttresses to west tower applied to the quoins of the earlier lower stage. On the south side of the tower is a small, blind, round arched window with inscribed lintel 1767. Below is a small ogee-headed window. At base of tower, on south side, is a small, recent addition. The upper stage of the tower has large 2-light bell-chamber openings, louvred, and with reticulated tracery. Slated pyramidal roof, with moulded gutter on moulded brackets. Iron weather cock. 2-light nave windows, single light chancel windows and 3-light east window, all with traceried heads.

Interior: arched-braced king-post nave roof. Scissor-braced truss to chancel. Font, probably C17 with octagonal bowl and pedestal. The faces of the bowl have paired, traceried panels, and of the pedestal single traceried panels. Colourful stained glass to east window of 1879. Chancel windows on south side have good stained glass of 1938 and 1939 by William Morris and Co., Westminster, the latter signed.

Listing NGR: SE2111808823

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National Grid Reference: SE 21118 08823

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