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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyde Godley, Tameside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4549 / 53°27'17"N

Longitude: -2.0643 / 2°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 395824

OS Northings: 395346

OS Grid: SJ958953

Mapcode National: GBR GX0H.W7

Mapcode Global: WHB9R.8F78

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212479

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Godley

Built-Up Area: Hyde (Tameside)

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Godley-cum-Newton Green St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

HYDE HIGH STREET
SJ 99 NE (north side)
Godley

4/23 Church of
St. John the
Baptist

- II

Church. 1849-50 for the Church Commissioners by
E.H. Shelland, tower 1878. Snecked stone with graduated
slate roof. Nave, aisles, chancel and west tower. 4-bay
aisles and 2-bay chancel. The aisles are roofed separately
and each bay has a weathered buttress, a stone plinth and a
2-light window with bar tracery. Porch in bay 1. Diagonal
buttresses to chancel and 3-light east window. The 3-stage
tower has an octagonal corner stair turret of a slightly
later date which is topped by a small spire. Stone plinth,
diagonal buttresses, lancet openings, clock, 2-light belfry
openings and castellated parapet with gargoyles. Interior:
octagonal nave arcade columns with moulded bases and
capitals. Double-chamfered chancel arch. Arch-braced roof
trusses, wagon roof to chancel. Royal coat of arms above
west door.


Listing NGR: SJ9582495346

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