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St Paul, Armitage Road

St Paul, Armitage Road, Armitage Bridge, West Yorkshire HD4 7PD View on map

An 1848 building of fine quality and rich in carved detail, of which the tower survives unaltered. Seriously damaged by fire in 1987 the church was thoroughly rebuilt to the designs of Richard Shepley and re-dedicated in 1990. Elegant post fire fittings include a font with a pyramidal metal bowl and a good iron stair balustrade. Weavers style windows match those in the historic preserved mill village in which the church is set.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

All year: Wednesdays 10am - 4pm (except during music exams which take place on variable dates for two weeks at a time in March, June and November). Check with Bruce Greenwood before visiting (tel: 01484 308857).

Directions

A616 from Huddersfield town centre. Turn right at crossroads at Berry Brow. Turn right immediately before crossing bridge to the lane where the church is located by the river. Rail: Berry Brow (400 metres). Bus: No's 308, 312, 313 and 314 from Huddersfield town centre.

Parking Spaces

20

On Armitage Road. Cross river by footbridge to the church.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes

WC

Yes