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Church of St Mary, Droylsden

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212717

OS Grid Reference: SJ9059098139
OS Grid Coordinates: 390590, 398139
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4799, -2.1432

Location: 27 Church Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside M43 7AA

Locality: Droylsden
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: M43 7AA

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

4/61 Church of
17/11/66 St. Mary

Church. 1846-7. By E.H. Shellard for the Church
Commissioners. Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave,
clerestory, aisles and chancel. Gothic revival. 6-bay nave
and aisles and 3-bay chancel with projecting plinth and
continuous hoodmoulds. Each bay has a weathered buttress and
paired lancet windows. Spherical triangle clerestory
windows. Baptistry projects in bay 2 taking the form of a
south porch. Priest's door to chancel. Coped gables with
kneelers and a west bellcote. 3-lancet east window.
Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade on quatrefoil
columns with stiff-leaf capitals. Hammer-beam roof springs
from shaft on head stops. West gallery and organ loft which
is elaborately painted. Timber and stone fittings include
pews and font. Rev. R. Loxham, Illustrations of churches,
vol.4, 1846-55,

Listing NGR: SJ9059098139

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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