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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309267
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212692
Location: Tameside, M34
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
AUDENSHAW AUDENSHAW ROAD
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
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