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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.


Opening Arrangements

November - February: Wednesdays, 9am - 1pm; March - October: Wednesdays, 9am - 4pm. Closed for two weeks during March, June and November for music exams. Check with Bruce Greenwood before visiting (tel: 01484 308857).


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: Nos 308, 312, 313 and 314 from Huddersfield town centre.

Parking Spaces


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

Disabled Access

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