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Church of St. James, Littleborough

Description: Church of St. James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 213349

OS Grid Reference: SD9413318205
OS Grid Coordinates: 394133, 418205
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6603, -2.0902

Location: Calderbrook Road, Calderbrook, Rochdale OL15 9NR

Locality: Littleborough
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: OL15 9NR

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Listing Text

(west side)
1/17 Church of
- St. James

Church. 1870. By G. Shaw of Saddleworth. Rock-faced stone
with slate roof. Nave and chancel with north aisle and a
central south tower flanked by a south chapel. Gothic
revival. 6-bay aisle has projecting plinth and shaped eaves
gutter brackets. 4-light west window. Coped gables with
cross finials and a bellcote between nave and chancel. 3-
bay chancel with priest's door and 5-light east window. The
south chapel has 2 bays and a coped parapet enriched with
mouchette motifs. 3-stage tower has diagonal buttresses and
a circular corner stair turret. Each stage diminishes in
size and the steeple is linked to an upper octagon by
broaches. Interior: much of the aisle as well as the chapel
has been partitioned off. Chamfered nave arcade arches rest
on alternating octagonal and circular columns with moulded
heads and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD9413318205

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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