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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Werneth, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5333 / 53°31'59"N

Longitude: -2.1391 / 2°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 390874

OS Northings: 404075

OS Grid: SD908040

Mapcode National: GBR FWHL.P4

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.3GM5

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212404

Location: Oldham, OL9

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Werneth

Built-Up Area: Chadderton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Chadderton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 90 SW CHADDERTON BLOCK LANE
(north-west side)
7/1 Christ Church
5/2/87
G.V. II
Church. 1870. By H. Ainley. Rock-faced stone with slate and
copper roofs. Nave with clerestory, aisles, south-east tower
and chancel. Gothic revival. 5-bay nave and aisles with
projecting plinth. Each bay has a weathered buttress and a
2-light window with geometrical tracery (and a door in the
west bay). Circular and cusped clerestory windows. Coped
gables. 4-stage castellated tower with angled weathered
buttresses, door with colonnettes, cusped lancet windows,
quatrefoil windows and 2-light belfry openings and a square
stair turret topped by a spirelet. 2-bay chancel with 5-
light east window. 5-light west window. Interior: chamfered
nave arcade arches on clustered columns. Timber fittings.
Stained glass. Mosaic walls and floor to chancel. C20
ceiling conceals the nave roof structure.


Listing NGR: SD9087404075

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