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Description: Church of Saint Mary Magdalene
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212926
OS Grid Reference: SJ7750091909
OS Grid Coordinates: 377500, 391909
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4235, -2.3400
SJ 79 SE SALE HARBORO ROAD
3/167 Church of Saint
- Mary Magdalene
Church. 1874. Wilson and Oldham. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and clay tile roof. Wide nave with
transepts; chancel with organ chamber and south-east tower.
Victorian Gothic. Stone plinth, weathered buttresses, steep
roof with coped gables and finials. 4-bay nave has porch in
bay 1, with arched door opening and colonnettes, and 3-light
windows in the others with Geometrical tracery. The transept
has a 4-light window over a small porch and angled
buttresses. 3-stage tower has set back weathered buttresses,
octagonal corner stair turret, 2-light belfry openings,
heavy octagonal pinnacles and a spire with gabled lucarnes
and a weather-cock. 2-bay chancel with 5-light east window.
Interior: arch-braced roof trusses. Ornately carved chapel
screen, rood screen and pulpit. Chancel arch on twin
colonnettes, ornately painted chancel roof and alabaster and
mosaic reredos. Stained glass.
Listing NGR: SJ7750091909
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Source: English Heritage
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