St Stephen's Church, Copley, West Yorkshire

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North Dean Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX4 8QA
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A church built for mill workers

Set on an attractive wooded hillside above the Calder Valley, this neo-Gothic church was built in 1861-65 for woollen mill workers and faces the model village built by Col. Edward Akroyd for his factory employees. It is an early example of the work of the local architect W H Crossland, a pupil of Sir Gilbert Scott - tall and narrow with a polygonal apse and a bellcote over the east nave gable: an original building in a French inspired Gothic style.

Most of Crossland's fittings and decoration survive, as does the noteworthy sequence of stained glass in the apse by Hardman.

You can now donate by Text to support the vital work of the Churches Conservation Trust:

To donate £5 please send COY to 70970

To give £10 please send COY to 70191