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Christ Church, Wath upon Dearne

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335557

OS Grid Reference: SE4215900923
OS Grid Coordinates: 442159, 400923
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5033, -1.3658

Location: Melton High Street, Rotherham S63 6AR

Locality: Wath upon Dearne
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S63 6AR

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/48 Christ Church


Church. 1855 by Pritchett and Sons. Rock-faced sandstone, slate
roof. 3-stage west tower, 5-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay
chancel with gabled projection to north and south. Gothic revival
style. Windows have Decorated-style tracery and hoodmoulds with
head-carved stops; buttresses between bays; diagonal buttresses to
angles and lower 2 stages of tower; shaped kneelers and gable copings.
Tower: offset bands at each stage. Door in south side beneath 2-light
window, elaborate crocketed niche on west side. 2nd stage has single
light window beneath clock. Paired 2-light belfry openings. Corner
gargoyles beneath pierced parapet (pinnacles removed). Nave: gabled
porch to bay 2, other bays with 3-light windows. Chancel: lower,
gabled projections in angle with aisles, 5-light east window, gable

Interior: cyma-moulded piers and arches to nave arcades, foliate carved
capitals. Vaulted roof with ribs springing from angel corbels; gilded
bosses. Contemporary oak furnishings including rood screen.

Listing NGR: SE4215900923

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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