CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1184870
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, ROCHDALE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, ROCHDALE ROAD

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

District:
Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 08537 21345

Details

ELLAND ROCHDALE ROAD SE 085213 (north side) 1/89 Church of St. Thomas

II

Church, 1860 by T. Rushforth. Gothic revival. Nave, chancel, south transept chapel and west tower. Hammer-dressed stone and steep slate roof. Windows with geometric tracery, paired to the nave. East window of 3-lights, transept window of 4-lights. Sanctus bellcote. Tower of 3 stages, unbuttressed, terminating in four squat pinnacles. Belfry windows of 2 louvred lights.

Interior: 4-bay arcade with early French Gothic capitals. South aisle has leanto roof and is lit by triple circular windows each of 3 lobes. Arch to transept chapel now blocked at lower level by organ. Chancel has north aisle forming a chapel, reached by two arches with pierced tympana. Sedilia under round arch. East window has marble shafts with rings as has the chancel arch. Stained glass of the crucifixion in this window. Open roof to arch-braced trusses springing from carved corbels.

Furnishings: Pulpit with stubby shafts of different marbles. Choir stalls with round arched arcading from St. John, West Vale (q.v.). H. M. Gledhill and J. Barnett, 'St, Thomas' Church, Greetland', (Ripponden, 1961).

Listing NGR: SE0853721345

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
338513
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gledhill, , Barnett, , St Thomas' Church, Greetland, (1961)

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: 12 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/16126/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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