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Church of Saint Matthew, Chadderton

Description: Church of Saint Matthew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 May 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 212406

OS Grid Reference: SD9005506691
OS Grid Coordinates: 390055, 406691
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5568, -2.1516

Location: Chadderton, opp Chadderton Hall Road/Junior School OL9 0BN

Locality: Chadderton
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL9 0BN

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/3 Church of
30/5/63 St. Matthew
- II
Church. 1848-57. By E. H. Shellard. Hammer-dressed stone
with slate roof. Nave and chancel with south-west tower
(added c.1878) and flat-roofed C20 additions to west and
north. 4-bay nave with projecting plinth and gableted
buttresses. Each bay has a 2-light window with reticulated
tracery. 2-bay chancel with cusped lancet windows. Coped
gables with finials. 3-stage tower with clasping buttresses
has arched door, small lancet openings and a squat spire
which sits behind corner pinnacles and accommodates the
belfry with gabled 2-light openings. Interior: west gallery
with blind arcaded parapet on cast-iron columns. Arch-braced
collar-tie roof trusses on carved corbtes. Wagon roof to
chancel. Timber fittings and stone font. Stained glass,
some by Kempe and Tower, other by F. Comere and Capronnier.

Listing NGR: SD9005506691

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Source: English Heritage

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