Items available from other churches

Altars, fonts, one organ and other items of furniture
available from churches in the Diocese of Leeds
for use in other churches – April 2017

General notes
The new owner in all cases would be expected to cover the costs of removal and transport.
For more details or to express interest in any of the items please contact:
Stephen Craven, Mission & Pastoral Administrator,
Diocese of Leeds, 0113 3530 274 or e-mail stephen.craven@leeds.anglican.org

 

altar A1

A1. Oak altar

An original Thompson ‘mouseman’ oak altar,
approx. 6’4” x 2’6” x 2’8” (162 x 76 x 81 cm).  
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

font A2

A2. Lightweight font

An unusual lightweight GRP portable font dated 1961,
approximately 4ft high, in a tapered conical form.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bishop's Chair A3A3. Bishop’s chair

Modern design (1961) with metal frame, and wooden seat, back and arms.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

A4. Wooden priest’s chair

With carving in back.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cross A4/1candlestand A4/2planter A4/3A5. Cross, candle stand and planter

Metal altar cross
approx. 3ft high,
floor-standing candle stand
approx. 5ft high, and
planter approx. 4ft.

These form a set made in 1961 in “black iron and satin chrome”.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.


 

staves A6

staves A6 detail

 A6. Two Churchwardens staves

Not a pair.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.


 

 

 

 

 

Altar B1

B1. Decorated wooden altar

An open fronted wooden altar with decorative carving. 
Exact dimensions to be confirmed but approx. 6ft x 3ft x3ft.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

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altar B2B2. Plain wooden altar

A plain 4-legged open fronted communion table. 
Dimensions 72½” x 28¼” x 37” high. 
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

Font B3font cover B3B3. Stone font

Octagonal stone font, inscribed IHS, with oak cover, date c 1902.
Dimensions 22” across x 42” high on a 22” square stone base.  
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

eagle lectern B4

B4.  Brass eagle lectern

Dated c.1866.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

paschal candle stand B5

B5. paschal candle stand

Modern design, 6ft high in wrought iron.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hymn boards B6

B6. hymn /psalm boards

A pair of number boards headed “hymns” and “psalms”.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 


 

vestry desk B7B7. Vestry table 

66” x 25” x 31” high.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

B8. Coffin trestles

No photo.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

altar & storage C1

C1. Altar / storage chest

An enclosed side chapel altar with a hinged lid, enabling it to be used as a chest for vestments or altar linen.
Dimensions 124 x 60 x 77cm.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.
 

 

 

 

 

nave altar C2

C2. Nave altar

An open-fronted wooden communion table.
Dimensions 150 x 70 x 90 cm.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

D1. Side altar

A side altar (dimensions and photo to be provided if required).
Available after church closure (in the near future) subject to faculty.

 

E1 High Altar

E1. High altar  

An elaborately carved, solid-fronted main altar 214 x 69 x 99cm.
Removal would require a faculty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

organ E2/1E2. Pipe organ

A pipe organ built by Abbott & Smith, two manuals and pedals, last fully overhauled in 1975. Full specification available on request. 
The DAC organ adviser describes it as “easy to play, the action is reasonably light, it produces a very pleasant sound [with] very few faulty notes. It is a quality instrument. The organ is well built, has given good service and deserves a good home.” 
Removal would be subject to faculty.
organ E2/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

altar F1

F1. Oak altar

A particularly large open-fronted oak high altar with octagonal legs, dated c.1916,
10’ wide x 3’6” deep x 3’3” high.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.  
NB the reredos behind it is not included.

 

 

 

 

 

font F2

F2. Marble font

A large octagonal font “in thirteenth century style” but actually dating from 1916, with a later oak cover.
Made of “shelly marble” on a circular shaft and eight slim columns on an octagonal base, with a gilded cross on one side.
Dimensions to be confirmed if required.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions and Listed Building Consent.

 

 

 

 

reredos F3

F3. Wooden reredos

Carved wood with no imagery, would suit an altar approx. 5ft wide x 3ft high (exact dimensions TBC).
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

G Concrete FontG. Concrete font  

A small ‘standalone’ octagonal font in concrete with a square base. Dimensions to be confirmed if required.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H Stone fontH. Stone font

A plain octagonal stone font on a circular marble column and stone base, with wooden cover.
Dimensions to be confirmed if required.
Available now subject to Bishop’s Directions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I. 2 Staves I. Three Churchwardens staffs

Two staffs with flat bronze heads,
and one staff with round head and cross.
Available shortly subject to Bishop’s Directions.

staff I/1