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Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 08776 16565


SE Ol NE SCHOOL ROAD Scapegoat Hill 2/407 Golcar

- Scapegoat Hill Baptist Church


1899 (datestone). Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings and quoins. Pitched blue slate roof. Coped gables with finial to south. Carved footstones. Stone brackets on string course. 2 storeys. South elevation: facade is divided into 3 bays by 2 coursed stone piers which rise to gable and are surmounted by moulded ashlar copings with large ball and stalk finial. Ground floor; central doorway with ashlar pilasters and architrave. 2 fanlights with ashlar surround and rounded heads. Above fanlights is frieze and pediment. To each side of door is small single light with rounded head. Outer bays each have single light with quoins and head with rounded reveal and small cornice above. First floor; large central Venetian window with moulded ashlar hood with carved keystone to central light. Single light with pediment over to each side. Gable. apex: central part in ashlar with 3 string courses. Inscription reads: SCAPEGOAT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH ERECTED AD 1899 Above is decorated carved ashlar pediment with scrolls and 2 'fielded' panels. Ball and stalk finial. West elevation: six single lights to each floor, with segmental arched heads and pronounced sills. East elevation: as west, with five single lights and entrance at basement level. Interior: Continuous gallery with panelled front supported on slender iron columns. Carved pulpit up twin flights of steps. Organ and choir to front end of gallery.

Listing NGR: SE0877616565


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 15 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01279/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Henstock. Source Historic England Archive
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