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CHURCH OF ST WILFRID

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 WILFRID

List entry Number: 1256092

Location

CHURCH OF ST WILFRID, SELBY ROAD

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1981

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465259

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE33SW SELBY ROAD, Halton 714-1/11/709 (North side (off)) 19/03/81 Church of St Wilfrid

II*

Anglican church. 1938. By A Randall Wells. Coursed thin gritstone rubble, flat roof of asbestos cement covered originally with Permanite, timber tower and spire, shingle cladding. PLAN: 3-bay nave and very narrow, low aisle; crossing with polygonal tower and spire; transepts; choir and round apse. EXTERIOR: windows show Early English Gothic influence in the groups of 5 straight-sided pointed lancets in a relieving arch of stones set on edge and flush with wall face; side windows have large rectangular glazed panel centre. Aisles blind, apse has small pointed window on N and S sides. Single-storey vestry and porch in re-entrant angles of nave, transepts and choir, plain mullioned windows. Timber tower gabled on each face, spire has louvred bell openings. INTERIOR: Expressionist-style massive plastered quoined vaults rise from window-sill level, square-section piers support aisles, shallow pointed arches, round-arched recesses between vaults. Doors, choir stalls, screens of Columbian pine; turned wood screens to lectern and pulpit, chairs of ash. Original flooring was of rubber on asphalt, heating by gas boiler, hot water battery and electric fan, indirect electric lighting. The cost of the structure was »11,700 excluding fees, the furniture and fittings »800 including chairs, seating was for 402 and 34 in choir. (Incorporated Church Building Society: Fifty Modern Churches, 1930-1945: 40).



Listing NGR: SE3470233680

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Incorporated Church Building Society, , Fifty Modern Churches, (1947), 40

National Grid Reference: SE 34702 33680

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