Christ Church, Friezland, Church Road, Saddleworth, Saddleworth - Oldham

Church of 1850 by George Shaw of Uppermill with 1860 additions. North west tower abutted to nave with north arcaded aisle and south transept with organ chamber. Snecked stone with a1950s slate roof replacing an earlier tiled roof. Extensive areas of damp noted, especially to the base of the tower. Extensive paint and plaster loss with high risk of wet and dry rot to roof timbers. The works are being supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund's Grant for Places of Worship scheme.

Christ Church, Friezland, Church Road, Saddleworth, Saddleworth - Oldham
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHRIST CHURCH, FRIEZLAND
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1356701
  • Local Planning Authority: Oldham
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Christ Church
  • Street Name: Church Road
  • Locality: Saddleworth
  • County: Greater Manchester
  • District / Borough: Oldham
  • Parish: Saddleworth
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Oldham East and Saddleworth
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

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