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Cleckheaton – St Paul

Dewsbury Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire

A modest red brick church by J. H. Langtry-Langton in a  simplified version of the Romanesque style.

The parish was established in 1946.   The present church was erected in 1952 from designs by the Langtry-Langton partnership. The contractors were J. Crossland Ltd, of Cleckheaton. Later alterations were carried out by Walker Lilley & Associates.

A modest church in a simplified Romanesque style.  The building is rectangular on plan, with a pitched overall roof covered in pantiles. Across the west front is a flat- roofed forebuilding with a tall round-arched central entrance door flanked by pairs of small round-headed windows.  The side walls are each of seven bays divided by brick pilaster strips.    The  second  and  sixth  bays  from  the  west  have  small  flat-roofed transeptal projections, the remaining bays have pairs of round headed windows. The interior has not been inspected.

Heritage Details

Architect: J.H. Langtry-Langton

Original Date: 1952

Conservation Area: Yes

Listed Grade: Not Listed