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Christ Church, Ashton-under-Lyne

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212674

OS Grid Reference: SJ9337599675
OS Grid Coordinates: 393375, 399675
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4937, -2.1013

Location: A627, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside OL7 9DR

Locality: Ashton-under-Lyne
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: OL7 9DR

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Listing Text

In the entry for-
SJ 99 NW (west side)

4/25 Christ Church(formerly listed
as Christ Church, Taunton
12.1.67 Road)

The grade shall be added -

(west side)

4/25 Christ Church (formerly listed
as Christ Church, Taunton
12,1.67 Road)

- II


SJ 99 NW (west side)

4/25 Christ Church
(formerly listed as
Christ Church, Taunton
12/1/67 Road)


Church. 1847-8. By Dickson and Breakspear for the Church
Commissioners. English bond brick with slate roof and stone
dressings. Nave with clerestory, aisles and transepts;
chancel flanked by side chapel and vestry. Gothic revival.
4-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, continuous
sill band, weathered buttresses and porch in bay 1. Gabled
transepts. West bellcote. Cusped lancet windows and trefoil
clerestory windows. 3-bay chancel with C20 flat-roofed
addition to north. Interior: octagonal columns support
double-chamfered nave arcade arches with hoodmoulds and
carved stops. Arch-braced collar-tie roof trusses springing
from moulded corbels. Organ loft on west gallery. Timber
fittings including a pulpit with sounding board and
sanctuary panelling. Stained glass. W. Glover, The History
of Ashton-under-Lyne, 1884.

Listing NGR: SJ9337599675

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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