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Church of All Saints, Whitefield

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 15 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 210629

OS Grid Reference: SD8031605987
OS Grid Coordinates: 380316, 405987
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5501, -2.2985

Location: B6198, Bury M45 7JR

Locality: Whitefield
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: M45 7JR

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Listing Text

8/163 Stand

15.8.66 Church of All Saints

- I

Commissioners' church of 1822-6. Charles Barry's first building. Fanciful mixed
gothic in style, with attenuated proportions. Ashlar West tower with ground stage
forming enormously lofty open porch, which has wings with elongated lancets. Upper
stage of tower has paired lancets. Sides of church have 5 long windows each sub-
divided into 2 by panelled band corresponding to internal galleries. Battlements
and tall pinnacles. Canted apsidal east end. Interior has slender perpendicular
piers carrying 2 tierceron-star plaster vaults, each over 2 bays of nave. Ribbed
apse vault is repeated over west gallery. Stained glass in east window probably
C1830-50. Monuments to James Ramsbottom (d 1835), with bust, and to James Clegg
(d 1836), with bust on high base bearing figures of Faith, Charity and Hope in
relief. Carillon of 1906. (A H Ballard, All Saints, Stand; N Persher, South

Listing NGR: SD8032105989

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Source: English Heritage

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