St. Paul's Church, Shepley

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  • location: Church Lane, Shepley
  • status: still exists
  • category: church or chapel
  • architect: William Wallen (1807-1888)

A Roll of Honour and plaque commemorating those who died in both World Wars is situated inside the church.

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 16 May 1974
  • listing entry number 1313293

CHURCH LANE. Shepley. Church of St. Paul. Gothic Revival church in Lancet style. 1848 by William Wallen, chancel 1868. Hammer dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Ornamental slate roof, with raised copings on large squared kneelers. Seven-bay nave, nook- shafted at corners. South porch and west bell-cote. Two-bay chancel. Lancet windows each in a large square-headed recess with corbel table. Porch has moulded doorway. East window is three light with three trefoils in head. West window of three stepped lancets flanked by pairs of shallow buttresses. In the centre of the gable is a mandorla shaped window framed by the projecting base of the ashlar, gabled bell-cote with recessed, twin bell openings. Every corner is nook-shafted.


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