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Christ Church, Denshaw

A Grade II Listed Building in Saddleworth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5917 / 53°35'30"N

Longitude: -2.038 / 2°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 397582

OS Northings: 410570

OS Grid: SD975105

Mapcode National: GBR GV6X.L6

Mapcode Global: WHB8Z.NZQD

Entry Name: Christ Church, Denshaw

Listing Date: 19 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212177

Location: Saddleworth, Oldham, OL3

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Saddleworth

Built-Up Area: Denshaw

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Denshaw Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SADDLEWORTH HUDDERSFIELD ROAD
SD 91 SE (north side)
Denshaw
1/162 Christ Church,
19/6/67 Denshaw
- II
Church. "1863" above door. Built for Henry Gartside. Rock-
faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles,
west tower and chancel. Aisles have projecting plinth and flat
buttresses. Each of 2 bays has a triple cusped lancet window
and porch in bay one has coped gable with kneelers. Quatrefoil
clerestory windows. 5-light east window with geometrical
tracery. Gabled organ chamber and chapel to either side of
chancel. Steeply pitched roof with coped gables and kneelers.
The 3-stage tower has 3-light first stage window a clock face
in the second, 2-light belfry openings, castellated papapet
with stepped merlons and pierced trefoils and corner
pinnacles. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade arches on
circular columns with moulded capitals. Arch-braced roof
trusses. Gartside chapel has stone altar in cusped recess.
Stained glass. Octagonal stone pulpit.


Listing NGR: SD9758210570

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