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Church of St John the Baptist, Mossley

Description: Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212562

OS Grid Reference: SD9761502994
OS Grid Coordinates: 397615, 402994
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5236, -2.0374

Location: Carrhill Road, Mossley, Tameside OL5 0RF

Locality: Mossley
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: OL5 0RF

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

1/102 Church of St. John
- the Baptist


Church. 1878-9. Wild and Collins. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave and chancel under one
roof with south aisle, south-west tower, south vestry and
north porch. 6-bay nave and 2-bay chancel, separated on
north only by a taller buttress. 2-light nave and aisle
windows with geometrical tracery between weathered
buttresses. Cusped circular clerestory window. 5-light
east window, geometrical tracery. Twin-gabled vestry.
Coped gables. 3-stage tower with east door, angled
weathered buttresses, 2 lancet belfry openings and a broach
spire. Interior: aisle has been partitioned off to form a
chapel. Chamfered-arch nave arcade on circular columns with
moulded bases and capitals. Arch-braced roof trusses.
Polygonal stone font. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD9761502994

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Source: English Heritage

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