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Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 09937 10637


SE 01 SE GREEN END ROAD (Meltham) 1/9 Church of St. Bartholomew 6 th April 1967 II

Classical church on site of church of 1651. 1782-6. Thought to be by Joseph Jagger. Tower and north transept added 1835 by J P Pritchett. Neo-Norman chancel added 1877-8 by John Kirk. Tower and nave, ashlar with raised quoins. Chancel, hammer dressed stone. Stone slate roof with gable copings on square kneelers. Moulded eaves cornice. Two storey nave with band between floors. 6-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, square west tower. Single light windows to nave, 4 to ground floor, south side, and doorway to left and right with architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornce. 3-bay transept on north side, one bay deep, with single light windows, as nave, and oculus in gable apex. Chancel has slender round arched single lights with hood moulds. The east window has 3 equal round headed slender single lights with colonnettes with broad foliated capitals. Group of 3 small round-arched lights in gable apex. 3-tier west tower has blind round-arched windows in recess to 2nd tier. Tall 3-light, louvred bell chamber openings. Corner pilasters to bell chamber, supporting architrave, frieze and cornice, with blocking course and 4 large urns.

Interior. Gallery to rear and north over aisle, on slender cast iron columns. Panelled gallery fronts with balustrade. Wood panelled coffered ceiling. Round chancel arch on paired, squat, red granite colonnettes. Neo-Norman font presented 1878. Various early and mid C19 wall memorials including one to James Brook, d. 1845 by H Mares, depicting kneeling woman by an altar.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967. D. Linstrum, West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE0993710637


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Books and journals
Linstrum, D, West Yorkshire Architects and Architecture, (1978)
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)


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: 03 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03940/16
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