Church of Emmanuel, Shelley

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  • location: Huddersfield Road, Shelley
  • status: still exists
  • category: church or chapel

The church contains a stained-glass memorial to Pilot Officer Alfred Vernon Cecil Barden who was killed in operations over Germany in October 1943.

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Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 16 May 1984
  • listing entry number 1135365

HUDDERSFIELD ROAD. Shelley. Church of Emmanuel. Gothic Revival church. 1868. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings and quoins. Pitched slate roof. Nave, three bays to north, south aisle of four bays. Two-bay chancel. Square three-tier tower in south-west corner. The tower has angle buttresses, and the entrance is on the south side with deep, moulded surround. Two-light deeply chamfered bell-chamber openings with traceried heads. Clock face to three sides. Crenellated parapet with gargoyles. Squat, pyramidal slated spire. Nave windows, north side, are three-light with intersecting tracery with two quatrefoils and one trefoil in head. Aisle windows are two-light with tracery. Rose window at east end of aisle. East window is three-light with traceried head. Large west window is four-light with Curvilinear tracery. INTERIOR: four-bay arcade to south on quatrefoil piers. Chancel arch on paired red granite colonnettes on corbel brackets. Arched braced hammer beam roof. 'Tulip' type font of 1868 with tall, carved oak, counterbalanced cover of 1894.


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