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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley West, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7171 / 53°43'1"N

Longitude: -1.6421 / 1°38'31"W

OS Eastings: 423719

OS Northings: 424580

OS Grid: SE237245

Mapcode National: GBR JTZG.98

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.RT8S

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340919

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Batley West

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Batley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


4/15 Church of St Mary


Gothic Revival Church. 1870. Dressed stone. Pitched slate roof.
4-bay buttressed nave with porch to right and apsidal baptistry to
left. Transepts. Nave windows are 2-light with stained glass and
cusped heads with single quatrefoil over. Each bay has relieving
arch. The front of the church is apsidal. The rear elevation, to
the road, has central triple group of very tall lights with sexfoil
in head. To each side is 2-light similar window with quatrefoil
in head. Central doorway with pointed arch and cambered head.

Plain but colourful interior. The apsidal chancel is treated as a
blind arcade filled with mosaic, above which are 9 paired 2-light
stained glass clerestory windows. Chancel arch with 2 carved figures.
Chapels to left and right separated by 2 bay arcade. Later gallery
to rear below which is glass screen forming vestibule. Arched braced
hammer beam roof.

Listing NGR: SE2371924580

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