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All Saints' Church
Church of All Saints
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53°43′35″N 1°21′23″W / 53.7265°N 1.3564°W / 53.7265; -1.3564Coordinates: 53°43′35″N 1°21′23″W / 53.7265°N 1.3564°W / 53.7265; -1.3564
OS grid reference SE425257
Location Albion Street, Castleford, West Yorkshire
Country England
Denomination Anglican
History
Status Parish church
Architecture
Completed 1866
Administration
Parish Castleford
Diocese Leeds
Province York
Clergy
Bishop(s) Rt. Rev. Tony Robinson, Bishop of Wakefield

The Church of the All Saints' in Castleford, West Yorkshire, England is an active Anglican parish church in the archdeaconry of Leeds and the Diocese of Leeds. The church is Grade II listed. All Saints is one of three Anglican churches in the town; the other two being All Saints at Hightown and St Paul the Apostle.

History

The Church was built to a design by H. F. Bacon and was completed in 1866.

Architectural style

Castleford Church (geograph 6023429)
Interior

The church is built of Hammer-dressed sandstone with a slate roof. The five-bay nave has both north and south aisles with a crossing tower, a south gabled porch and north and south transepts. The buttressed north aisle has a weathered plinth, two-centred arched window with two cusped lights with hood moulds with figured stops. The crossing tower has two stages and corner pilasters and a white clock face with hood mould and two recessed louvred belfry windows with set in shafts at each side.

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