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Latitude: 53.6704 / 53°40'13"N
Longitude: -1.5725 / 1°34'21"W
OS Eastings: 428339
OS Northings: 419407
OS Grid: SE283194
Mapcode National: GBR KVG0.B0
Mapcode Global: WHCB4.T0CJ
Entry Name: Christ Church
Listing Date: 6 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184136
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342520
Location: Wakefield, WF5
Electoral Ward/Division: Horbury and South Ossett
Built-Up Area: Ossett
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: South Ossett Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE21NE OSSETT HORBURY ROAD
(north side), South
6/27 Christ Church
Church. 1851. Tooled squared stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate
roof. Cruciform plan with west tower, 3+-bay nave with south porch, north
and south transepts, and a 2-bay chancel, with later organ chamber to north-
east, in keeping. Angle buttresses. The square tower has reducing
buttresses, a stair tower to north, 2-light, louvred, bell-chamber openings
and a low pyramidal roof behind a bracketed, crenellated parapet. Double-
chamfered lancet windows with cusped heads. 3-light north transept window,
3-light east window with 3 quatrefoils in head, south transept has 2 lancets
and a wheel in the apex containing 4 trefoils.
Interior: 6 arch-braced roof trusses to nave with reverse curved struts
springing from the centre of the tie-beam. Scissor-braced transept roofs.
Panelled chancel roof. Stained glass to east window and south transept.
Straight-backed pews to nave only. Small west gallery with ancilliary
accommodation beneath gallery and under tower.
Listing NGR: SE2833919407
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