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Christ Church, Denshaw, Saddleworth

Description: Christ Church, Denshaw

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212177

OS Grid Reference: SD9758210570
OS Grid Coordinates: 397582, 410570
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5917, -2.0380

Location: Huddersfield Road, Saddleworth, Oldham OL3 5SB

Locality: Saddleworth
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL3 5SB

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Listing Text

SD 91 SE (north side)
1/162 Christ Church,
19/6/67 Denshaw
- II
Church. "1863" above door. Built for Henry Gartside. Rock-
faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles,
west tower and chancel. Aisles have projecting plinth and flat
buttresses. Each of 2 bays has a triple cusped lancet window
and porch in bay one has coped gable with kneelers. Quatrefoil
clerestory windows. 5-light east window with geometrical
tracery. Gabled organ chamber and chapel to either side of
chancel. Steeply pitched roof with coped gables and kneelers.
The 3-stage tower has 3-light first stage window a clock face
in the second, 2-light belfry openings, castellated papapet
with stepped merlons and pierced trefoils and corner
pinnacles. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade arches on
circular columns with moulded capitals. Arch-braced roof
trusses. Gartside chapel has stone altar in cusped recess.
Stained glass. Octagonal stone pulpit.

Listing NGR: SD9758210570

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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