All Saints' Church, Town Gate, Netherthong
- appears on maps: 1892 [#4]
- location: Town Gate, Netherthong
- status: still exists
- architect: Robert Dennis Chantrell
- category: church or chapel
Built c.1830-32 for £2,430 4s. 4d. and consecrated on 2 September 1832.
Historic England Listing
- Grade II
- first listed 4 August 1983
- listing entry number 1228920
TOWN GATE (Netherthong). Church of All Saints. Gothic revival Church. 1830 by R D Chantrell. Builders: George and William Heywood. Deeply coursed dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Moulded plinth. Parapet with roll top copings. Pitched slate roof. West elevation: central, deeply recessed, main doorway with crenellated frieze over. Above this is traceried 3-light stained glass window, with hood mould which rises to motif of leaves. To each side is 5-sided buttress. To gable apex is tall open bell cote with flying buttresses, gargoyles and cross finial. Bell and winding gear is intact. Nave of 6-bays with tall slender 2-light windows with traceried heads. Hood moulds have figure head stops. Chancel has 3-light stanined glass east window, with tracery. Hood mould rises to carved boss. Interior: chancel arch. Carved wooden rood screen with crocketted pinnacles. Carved pulpit and altar. Later balcony on 4 slender columns. Organ added 1979. Chancel added 1877.
- Huddersfield & District Family History Society — baptisms 1830-1983
- Huddersfield & District Family History Society — burials 1830-1939
- Huddersfield & District Family History Society — memorial inscriptions
- Find a Grave
Notes and References
- According to chapter 9 of The History of Lockwood and North Crosland (1980) by Brian Clarke, there is a long-standing rumour that the architect accidentally mixed up the plans of Lockwood and Netherthong churches, so the real All Saints' Church actually stands in Lockwood!
- Yorkshire Returns of the 1851 Census of Religious Worship: Volume 3, West Riding (South) (2000) edited by John Wolffe.