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The tower of the new church seen through an archway og the old one.

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HEPTONSTALL
According to an old deed, in the early part of the 17th century there was a Cloth Hall, the property of John Sunderland , of Horshold.
But the glory of Heptonstall is the old church, or rather it is sad to write, the ruins of the old…

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The New Church was built in 1854. It contains a fine Italian painting of the "Last Supper".

The Old Church was originally built in the 13th century, but was rebuilt in the 14th and 15th centuries. The two churches are extremely unusual in that…

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The old church at Heptonstall was dedicated to God and St Thomas a Becket – Thomas a Becket being in great popularity after his murder in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170 and his canonisation three years later. There may have been a structure in the…

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Monuments in the churchyard of the ruined church of St Thomas a Becket, Heptonstall

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The church, dedicated to St Thomas a Beckett, first dates from the mid-13th century but was re-constructed and enlarged on several occasions over subsequent centuries. By the mid-19th century it was structurally in poor condition and then was badly…

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The church, dedicated to St Thomas a Beckett, first dates from the mid-13th century but was re-constructed and enlarged on several occasions over subsequent centuries. By the mid-19th century it was structurally in poor condition and then was badly…

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The church, dedicated to St Thomas a Beckett, first dates from the mid-13th century but was re-constructed and enlarged on several occasions over subsequent centuries. By the mid-19th century it was structurally in poor condition and then was badly…

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The old medieval church was badly damaged by a gale in 1847 but rather than repairing it a decision was taken to build a new church in the same churchyard. Dedicated to St Thomas the Apostle this was completed in 1854 at a cost of

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St. Thomas à Beckett, Heptonstall Old Church.
Probably built around 1250-1260.
1440 Money left for the making of bells.
1572 The organ was dismantled and stowed in different places because organs were forbidden to be played.
1617 North and South…
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