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Church of St James, Shaw and Crompton

Description: Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212433

OS Grid Reference: SD9396909374
OS Grid Coordinates: 393969, 409374
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5809, -2.0925

Location: St James Street, Shaw, Oldham OL2 7SY

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/29 Church of
St. James
- II
Church. 1847. By J. Clarke for the Church Commissioners.
Snecked stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory and
aisles, south-west tower and chancel with vestry and organ
chamber. Gothic revival. 5-bay nave and aisles with
projecting plinth and weathered buttresses. Each bay has a
2-light aisle window with plate tracery and paired lancet
clerestory windows. 3-stage tower has lancet openings,
octagonal stair turret, clasping buttresses, paired belfry
openings and a broach spire with gabled lucarnes and a
crocket finial. 3-lancet east and west windows. Interior:
alternating circular and octagonal nave arcade columns with
naturalistic carving to the capitals. Wall painting above
moulded chancel arch. Scissor-braced roof trusses. Timber
and stone fittings including pews, font, pulpit and chancel

Listing NGR: SD9396909374

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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