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Latitude: 53.4386 / 53°26'19"N
Longitude: -2.1018 / 2°6'6"W
OS Eastings: 393332
OS Northings: 393544
OS Grid: SJ933935
Mapcode National: GBR FXRP.R2
Mapcode Global: WHB9Q.PTBR
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 14 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067968
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212699
Location: Tameside, M34
Electoral Ward/Division: Denton South
Built-Up Area: Denton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Haughton Green St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
DENTON HAUGHTON GREEN ROAD
SJ 99 SW
7/46 Church of
Church. 1874-6. J. M. and H. Taylor. Timber-framed (inspired
by St. Lawrence, Denton) with brick tower and slate roof.
Nave and chancel with south aisle and north tower with
baptistry at base. 3 bay nave with brick plinth, timber
buttresses and 2 or 4-light mullioned windows with ogee
heads and hoodmoulds. Overhanging eaves and 3 gabled dormer
windows on roof. The gabled porch adjoins the octagonal
tower which has cusped lancets at the lower level, a
terracotta band, and a romantic conical roof with gablets on
4 of the 8 sides. Aisle has 3 gables with 5-light windows
(as above). 5-light transomed east and west windows. Chancel
is treated with decorative timberwork, pargetting and
enriched bargeboards to gables. Timber buttresses with
finials are set diagonally. Interior: diagonally braced tie-
beam roof trusses with scissor-braces supported on the south
by enriched aisle posts. Pargetting to chancel and above
baptistry. Alabaster bowl font on multiple colonnettes.
Timber fittings include pierced screens and pulpit. Panelled
reredos. Stained glass. The church has many of the qualities
of charm and craftsmanship for which Taylor was renowned.
Listing NGR: SJ9333293544
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