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Description: Church of St Stephen
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212471
OS Grid Reference: SJ9452596042
OS Grid Coordinates: 394525, 396042
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4611, -2.0839
HYDE BENNETT STREET
SJ 99 NW (south side)
3/15 Church of
Church. 1889-91. J. Easton. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings and slate roof. Nave, clerestory, aisles,
polygonal chancel, south porch, north-west tower/porch. 5-
bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, weathered
buttresses, 2-light aisle windows with plate tracery and 2
cusped lancet windows to each bay of the clerestory. 4-light
west window above a polygonal baptistry. Coped gables with
kneelers and finials. The 3-stage tower has angled corner
buttresses, semi-octagonal stair turret, north door, clock
apertures to the second stage, 2 lancet belfry openings and
a broach spire with lucarnes. Interior: small aisle
passages and tall nave which have been split vertically into
3 spaces and horizontally by a suspended ceiling below
clerestory level. The ceiling conceals a tie-beam roof on
columnar corbels and a fine polygonal barrel roof to the
chancel. Chamfered nave arcade arches under hoodmoulds on
circular columns with moulded capitals.
Listing NGR: SJ9452596042
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Source: English Heritage
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