Church of St Mary, Bowers Street, Newton, Hyde - Tameside

Commissioners' church of 1840 in an Italian Romanesque style by Manchester architects Hayley and Brown, with chancel of 1877 by Taylor. Coursed dressed buff sandstone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. The west wall has a shallow central tower with a three window arcade to the balcony level, a circular bell louvre and twin turrets surmounted by canopies with pyramid roofs. Internally the worship area has galleries to three sides. The roof has clear water ingress problems associated with the original slate roof and nail fatigue.

Church of St Mary, Bowers Street, Newton, Hyde - Tameside
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST MARY (C OF E)
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1162405
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tameside
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Mary
    Street Name:
    Bowers Street
    Locality:
    Newton, Hyde
    County:
    Greater Manchester
    District / Borough:
    Tameside
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Stalybridge and Hyde
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II