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POLE MOOR BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL AND ADJOINING HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: POLE MOOR BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL AND ADJOINING HOUSE

List entry Number: 1274705

Location

POLE MOOR BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL AND ADJOINING HOUSE, POLE GATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1979

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 413887

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History

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Details

SE 01 NE POLE GATE Pole Moor 2/371 Pole Moor Baptist Church 5.4.79 Sunday School and adjoining house

- II

Present chapel reported to have been built in 1859 though datestone reads 1838. Chapel, Sunday School and residence. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Rusticated quoins. Tie rods and plates. Pitched stone slate roof. Coped gables. Squared and moulded footstones on paired carved consoles. Stone brackets to south elevation. 2 storeys and basement. Ground floor: East gable: eight steps lead up from setted courtyard to large central doorway with fanlight and panelled doors with ashlar surrounds and ashlar semi-circular head. Round engaged columns with Ionic capitals, support architrave and cornice. To either side is a single window with moulded ashlar surround, cornice and pronounced sill on two small square brackets. First floor: central 3-light window with moulded ashlar surround, architrave and pediment and pronounced sill. To either side is single window with moulded ashlar surround, and pronounced sill on two small square brackets. Above first floor windows is ashlar string course. Plaque in apex of gable reads: POLE MOOR Particular Baptist Chapel Erected in the year of our Lord 1838 'The Hill of Sion Yields a thousand sacred sweets' North & south elevations: Ground floor: five single lights with pronounced sill (no surround). First floor: five single lights with pronounced sill and segmental arched head (ashlar). Sunday School, to west, has entrance and seven single lights to ground floor and seven lights with pronounced sill to first floor. Dwellings to west end have entrance in modern porch, and one 3-light stone mullioned window to 1st and 2nd floors. Adjoining building is late C19 warehouse of 2 storeys. History: Chapel founded in 1788 as daughter of Salendine Hook Baptist Chapel.

Listing NGR: SE0667615848

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National Grid Reference: SE 06687 15851

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