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Church of St Paul, Stalybridge

Description: Church of St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 212613

OS Grid Reference: SJ9716898716
OS Grid Coordinates: 397168, 398716
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4852, -2.0441

Locality: Stalybridge
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK15 2PT

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/150 Church of
27.6.84 St. Paul


Church. 1839 by Tattersall with clerestory and south
transept 1872 by Brakespear. Hammer-dressed stone with ashlar
dressings and fish-scale slate roof. Nave and chancel with
transepts, aisles, clerestory and west tower. Aisle: 4
bays, paired lancets with hoodmoulds between slender
weathered and gableted buttresses and coped parapet.
Clerestory: segmental-triangle windows. The transepts have
triple-lancet windows, angled corner buttresses with nook-
shafts and corner pinnacles. The chancel has canted corners
and a 4-light east window. 3-stage castellated tower with
angled buttresses, single-storey north and south abutments,
a western roll-moulded, pointed arch door beneath a 2-light
window, clock faces in the second stage, 2 lancets to the
belfry and corner pinnacles. Interior: nave arcades of
chamfered pointed arches under hoodmoulds on collared
octagonal piers. Quadripartite vault. Galleries to west end
and north aisle. Chamfered roll-moulded chancel arch on
compound piers. Pierced andtraceried wooden screens.
Hammer-beam chancel roof. Stained glass east window by

Listing NGR: SJ9716898716

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Source: English Heritage

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