CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1184613
Date first listed:
13-Jan-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, SPEN LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, SPEN LANE

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

District:
Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 20634 25912

Details

SE 22 NW SPENBOROUGH MB SPEN LANE GOMERSAL 2/169 Church of St Mary

II

Gothic Revival Church. 1850-51. By John Dobson of Leeds. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Stone slate roof. North west tower, 4-bay nave with lean-to buttressed aisles but no clerestory. 2-bay chancel, south trancept and south porch. Aisle windows are 3-light with curvilinear tracery. 5-light east window and 4-light west window both with curvilinear tracery and with 4 quatrefoils in head. 3-tier west tower with diagonal buttressing. Round clock face to 3 sides. Large 3-light louvred and traceried openings to bell chamber. Openwork parapet and tall crocketted pinnacles on corbel brackets of figure heads and beasts. Gargoyles.

Interior: 6-bay arcade of double chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Moulded chancel arch on clustered piers with capitals of carved angels. Carved stone reredos with crocketted heads and pinnacles with crests. Carved stone font. Arched braced roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SE2063425912

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
341076
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05142/25
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