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IoE Number: 340811
Photographer: Mr Richard Turner
Date Photographed: 27 August 2000
Date listed: 03 July 1985
Date of last amendment: 03 July 1985
Grade II

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MIRFIELD UDHUDDERSFIELD ROADSE 21 NW(Mirfield)5/124Church of St. Paul

MIRFIELD UD HUDDERSFIELD ROAD SE 21 NW (Mirfield) 5/124 Church of St. Paul II Church, 1882, in Decorated style. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roofs with projecting rafters. 4-bay nave with separately pitched aisle to north and south. Lean-to south porch with entrance in west side. 3-bay chancel with chapel to north and south. 4-tier square tower, with saddleback roof, to 1st bay of north chancel chapel. Adjoining this is a square stair tower, also with saddleback roof. The main tower has small paired lancets to each stage except the bell chamber which has large 2-light moulded and cusped openings with colonnettes to reveals and as centre mullion. Aisle and chapel windows of 2 and 3 lights mainly with curvilinear tracery. Large 7-light east window to chancel with 3-light windows at basement level. Interior: 7-bay arcade to north and south on polished grey-granite shafted columns with octagonal bases and moulded capitals. This arcading continues into the chancel dividing it from the chapels. The columns are paired at the junction with the chancel, and in the chancel have foliated capitals. Chancel steps extend the full width of the church. Reredos to chancel of carved stone with 2-bay blind arcade to each side. Open-back oak pews with curved sides. Octagonal grey-marble font on grey-granite podium. Good, tall, very elaborate carved oak cover, suspended over, with crocketed pinnacles and spires and Decorated tracery. Organ under tower. Wagon roofs to nave and aisles. Wood vaulted chancel roof. Wooden blocks to floor of pewed areas.

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