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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Mossley, Tameside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5236 / 53°31'25"N

Longitude: -2.0374 / 2°2'14"W

OS Eastings: 397615

OS Northings: 402994

OS Grid: SD976029

Mapcode National: GBR GW6P.PL

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.PP0L

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212562

Location: Mossley, Tameside, OL5

County: Tameside

Civil Parish: Mossley

Built-Up Area: Mossley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/06/2014

SD 90 SE
1/102

MOSSLEY
CARRHILL ROAD (north-west side)
Church of St. John the Baptist

(Formerly listed under CARHILL ROAD)

GV
II
Church. 1878-9. Wild and Collins. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave and chancel under one
roof with south aisle, south-west tower, south vestry and
north porch. 6-bay nave and 2-bay chancel, separated on
north only by a taller buttress. 2-light nave and aisle
windows with geometrical tracery between weathered
buttresses. Cusped circular clerestory window. 5-light
east window, geometrical tracery. Twin-gabled vestry.
Coped gables. 3-stage tower with east door, angled
weathered buttresses, 2 lancet belfry openings and a broach
spire. Interior: aisle has been partitioned off to form a
chapel. Chamfered-arch nave arcade on circular columns with
moulded bases and capitals. Arch-braced roof trusses.
Polygonal stone font. Stained glass.


Listing NGR: SD9761502994

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