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Church of St Luke, Chadderton

Description: Church of St Luke

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212412

OS Grid Reference: SD9035805139
OS Grid Coordinates: 390358, 405139
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5428, -2.1470

Location: 2 Buckley Street, Oldham OL9 OL9 9JH

Locality: Chadderton
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL9 9JH

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/9 Church of
- St. Luke
- II
Church. 1882. By Stott and Sons. Hammer-dressed stone with
slate roof. Tall nave and chancel under a continuous roof
with west baptistry flanked by porches and low aisles. The
intended north-west tower and a chapterhouse (and probably a
vaulted ceiling) were never realised. Gothic revival. 5-bay
nave and aisles. Projecting plinth and corbelled eaves.
Angled corner buttresses and 2 flying buttresses to each
side. 3 (or 4 on north) 2-light aisle window. The principal
windows are at clerestory level and have 3-lights and
geometrical tracery. Coped gables with finials. A brick
lean-to addition takes the place of the organ chamber which
was never built. Three 2-light east windows under an arched
recess. Interior: ashlar-faced chancel, terra-cotta nave.
Moulded terracotta nave arcade arches on quatrefoil stone
columns. King-post roof trusses but with a ceiling inserted
in C20. Stone font with richly carved cover. Timber
fittings. Good stained glass much of which is by J. B.
Capronnier, including east window. A plaque in the chancel
records the name of Edward Platt, local mill owner, who
paid for the chancel. The lofty nave and chancel, coupled
with rich detailing results in an unusual and interesting

Listing NGR: SD9035805139

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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