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Church of St Luke

A Grade II Listed Building in Chadderton Central, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5428 / 53°32'34"N

Longitude: -2.147 / 2°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 390358

OS Northings: 405139

OS Grid: SD903051

Mapcode National: GBR FWFG.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHB99.Z6TV

Entry Name: Church of St Luke

Listing Date: 6 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212412

Location: Oldham, OL9

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Chadderton Central

Built-Up Area: Chadderton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Chadderton St Matthew and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 90 NW CHADDERTON QUEENS ROAD
(north side)
4/9 Church of
- St. Luke
- II
Church. 1882. By Stott and Sons. Hammer-dressed stone with
slate roof. Tall nave and chancel under a continuous roof
with west baptistry flanked by porches and low aisles. The
intended north-west tower and a chapterhouse (and probably a
vaulted ceiling) were never realised. Gothic revival. 5-bay
nave and aisles. Projecting plinth and corbelled eaves.
Angled corner buttresses and 2 flying buttresses to each
side. 3 (or 4 on north) 2-light aisle window. The principal
windows are at clerestory level and have 3-lights and
geometrical tracery. Coped gables with finials. A brick
lean-to addition takes the place of the organ chamber which
was never built. Three 2-light east windows under an arched
recess. Interior: ashlar-faced chancel, terra-cotta nave.
Moulded terracotta nave arcade arches on quatrefoil stone
columns. King-post roof trusses but with a ceiling inserted
in C20. Stone font with richly carved cover. Timber
fittings. Good stained glass much of which is by J. B.
Capronnier, including east window. A plaque in the chancel
records the name of Edward Platt, local mill owner, who
paid for the chancel. The lofty nave and chancel, coupled
with rich detailing results in an unusual and interesting
interior.


Listing NGR: SD9035805139

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