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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Droylsden East, Tameside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4799 / 53°28'47"N

Longitude: -2.1432 / 2°8'35"W

OS Eastings: 390590

OS Northings: 398139

OS Grid: SJ905981

Mapcode National: GBR FXG6.S8

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.1SPM

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212717

Location: Tameside, M43

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Droylsden East

Built-Up Area: Droylsden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Droylsden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

DROYLSDEN CHURCH STREET
SJ 99 NW

4/61 Church of
17/11/66 St. Mary

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II
Church. 1846-7. By E.H. Shellard for the Church
Commissioners. Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave,
clerestory, aisles and chancel. Gothic revival. 6-bay nave
and aisles and 3-bay chancel with projecting plinth and
continuous hoodmoulds. Each bay has a weathered buttress and
paired lancet windows. Spherical triangle clerestory
windows. Baptistry projects in bay 2 taking the form of a
south porch. Priest's door to chancel. Coped gables with
kneelers and a west bellcote. 3-lancet east window.
Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade on quatrefoil
columns with stiff-leaf capitals. Hammer-beam roof springs
from shaft on head stops. West gallery and organ loft which
is elaborately painted. Timber and stone fittings include
pews and font. Rev. R. Loxham, Illustrations of churches,
vol.4, 1846-55,


Listing NGR: SJ9059098139

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