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Latitude: 53.7503 / 53°45'1"N
Longitude: -1.6931 / 1°41'35"W
OS Eastings: 420335
OS Northings: 428260
OS Grid: SE203282
Mapcode National: GBR JTM2.7C
Mapcode Global: WHC9H.YZYT
Entry Name: Church of St Paul
Listing Date: 13 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184226
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340988
Location: Kirklees, BD11
Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw
Built-Up Area: Bradford
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Birkenshaw St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 22 NW SPENBOROUGH MB BRADFORD ROAD
Church of St Paul
Commissioners' Church in Lancet style. 1829-30 by Peter Atkinson Jnr.
Chancel added 1892. Roof reconstructed 1870 by Eli Milnes of Bradford.
Ashlar. Slate roof with ashlar parapet. Square west tower with
slender ribbed octagonal stone spire. Five bay nave marked by bold
buttresses. Short chancel. Tall nave windows are 2-light with
traceried heads, in deep moulded reveals. East window is 4-light
with geometrical tracery. Hood moulds have mask-like figure head
stops. Three-tier square tower with reducing angle buttresses.
Slender west lancet, above which is round clock surround in diamond.
Single light louvred bell chamber opening to each side. Crenellated
parapet on moulded corbel brackets. Doorway on south side of tower.
Chancel screen of carved oak, 1921, with shields with names of those
who fell in 1st World War and brass plate to those who fell in 2nd
World War. Organ to left. Lady Chapel to right. Formerly gallery
to rear. Exposed lattice-type roof truss with colonnettes.
Listing NGR: SE2033528260
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