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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in St Peter's, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.475 / 53°28'29"N

Longitude: -2.1153 / 2°6'55"W

OS Eastings: 392443

OS Northings: 397589

OS Grid: SJ924975

Mapcode National: GBR FXN8.V1

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.GXYD

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 31 May 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212692

Location: Tameside, M34

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Ashton-under-Lyne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Audenshaw St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW (south side)

4/39 Church of
31/05/66 St. Stephen


Church. 1845-6. By E. H. Shellard for the Church
Commissioners but with a chancel added in 1900. Hammer-
dressed stone with slate roof. 3-sided gallery plan with
central west tower, chancel and vestry. Gothic revival. 6-
bay aisles (no clerestory) with weathered plinth, continuous
sill band and coped parapet above eaves band. Each bay has a
weathered gableted buttress and a paired lancet window with
colonnettes and hoodmoulds. Doors below gables in western-
most bays. Corner pinnacles. 5-stage tower with shallow
angled buttresses with nook-shafts, west door, lancet
openings, clock-faces in front of a blind arcade, gargoyles
and a broach spire with lucarnes. Later chancel uses similar
architectural vocabulary with a 3-lancet east window.
Interior: Double-chamfered nave arcade with heavy shaft-
rings to quatrefoil columns which support the arcaded
gallery. Arch-braced roof trusses on moulded corbels. C20
partition below rear gallery. Timber pulpit and stalls.
Stone font. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SJ9244397589

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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