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Christ Church, Denton

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212701

OS Grid Reference: SJ9200695477
OS Grid Coordinates: 392006, 395477
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4560, -2.1218

Location: 1 Windmill Lane, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside M34 3RN

Locality: Denton
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: M34 3RN

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW (south side)

4/48 Christ Church
27/11/67 (formerly listed as Church of


Church. 1848-53. By G.G.Scott for the Church Commissioners.
Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave and aisles (no
clerestory) each under a pitched roof. North-west tower,
chancel. Gothic revival. Plain exterior has 4-bay aisles
with projecting plinth and weathered buttresses placed at
corners only. Each bay has a 2-light window with plate
tracery. Similar windows to 3-bay nave but with hoodmoulds
and carved stops. 4-light east window and 3-light west
window with geometrical tracery. Coped gables with finials.
The 3-stage tower has bold angled buttresses, an arched door
beneath a gable, lancet openings at second stage, paired
lancet belfry openings with clock faces above, and a broach
spire with lucarnes Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade
with alternating circular and octagonal columns with moulded
capitals and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses spring from
carved corbels Waggon roof to chancel. Alabaster font and
pulpit. Stained glass. Timber fittings. The 2 west bays and
the north aisle have been partitioned off in C20.

Listing NGR: SJ9200695477

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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