Consecrated 1848 and built at a total cost of £4,396 18s. 4d.
UPPERTHONG LANE (Holmfirth). Church of St John. Gothic Revival Church. 1848. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings and plinth. Buttresses. Pitched slate roof with gable copings. North and south transepts, the latter with 3 tier square tower over. Lower chancel. Nave of 4 bays to north and 5 bays to south, each side with doorway the one to south in stone porch. Windows are 2-light with traceried heads, some with stained glass. North transept of 2 bays with window as before. North window is 3-light with stained glass. Tower of 3 tiers with bell chamber with pair of 2-light traceried and louvered lights to each elevation. Five-sided stair turret, to first tier level, on east side. Chancel of 2 bays with windows as before. East window of 4-lights with tracery and stained glass. Interior: chancel arch. Roof trusses supported on engaged colonnettes.