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Holy Trinity Church, Shaw and Crompton

Description: Holy Trinity Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212417

OS Grid Reference: SD9352308750
OS Grid Coordinates: 393523, 408750
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5753, -2.0993

Location: 1 Durban Close, Shaw OL2 7BS

Locality: Shaw and Crompton
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL2 7BS

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Listing Text

(west side)
4/13 Holy Trinity
Church. 1870-71. By J. Drew. Rock-faced stone with slate
roof. Nave with clerestory and aisles, crossing tower and
chancel with side chapels and vestry. 4-bay nave has
projecting plinth and weathered buttresses. Each bay has a
3-light window and the porch is incorporated into the west
end of the aisle. Bold tower with octagonal corner stair
turret, clock faces, two 2-light openings to each side of
the belfry and a pyramidal roof (rather than the intended
spire). Gabled south transept with rose window. 5-light east
window with Decorated tracery. The juxtaposition of the
various roofs around the tower results in a pleasing
picturesque quality. Interior: circular columns with
moulded capitals and bases support the double-chamfered nave
arcade. Arch-braced and scissor-braced roof trusses. Timber
fittings, wrought-iron screens, wall paintings, font and
pulpit, mosaic reredos and stained glass. A church has
existed on the site since 1515.

Listing NGR: SD9352308750

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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