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Church of St John the Baptist, Hyde

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212479

OS Grid Reference: SJ9582495346
OS Grid Coordinates: 395824, 395346
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4549, -2.0643

Location: 41 Sheffield Road, Hyde SK14 2PU

Locality: Hyde
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK14 2PU

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NE (north side)

4/23 Church of
St. John the

- II

Church. 1849-50 for the Church Commissioners by
E.H. Shelland, tower 1878. Snecked stone with graduated
slate roof. Nave, aisles, chancel and west tower. 4-bay
aisles and 2-bay chancel. The aisles are roofed separately
and each bay has a weathered buttress, a stone plinth and a
2-light window with bar tracery. Porch in bay 1. Diagonal
buttresses to chancel and 3-light east window. The 3-stage
tower has an octagonal corner stair turret of a slightly
later date which is topped by a small spire. Stone plinth,
diagonal buttresses, lancet openings, clock, 2-light belfry
openings and castellated parapet with gargoyles. Interior:
octagonal nave arcade columns with moulded bases and
capitals. Double-chamfered chancel arch. Arch-braced roof
trusses, wagon roof to chancel. Royal coat of arms above
west door.

Listing NGR: SJ9582495346

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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