CHURCH OF ALL SOULS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1040076
Date first listed:
12-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SOULS, ROCHDALE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SOULS, ROCHDALE ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 86641 11007

Details

SD 81 SE HEYWOOD ROCHDALE ROAD EAST (south side) 6/22 Church of All Souls II

Church 1898-9, F.P. Oakley. Tower 1908. Coursed rock faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles, north tower and porch. The polygonal apse has a hexagonal vestry to the north and a chapel to the south. The 6-bay nave and aisles have cusped plate-tracery in a C13 style, of 2-light to the aisle and 3 lights to the clerestory. The 4-stage tower stands outside the aisle, has angled buttresses which turn into diagonal buttresses at the bell-stage, the parapet has blind traceried arcading and the bell stage traceried lancet openings. Diagonal weathered gableted buttresses flank the 3-bay polygonal apse which has 2 and 3-light geometrical tracery window in each face. The vestry is roofed pyramidally. Interior: brick faced with stone dressings, the 5-bay double chamfered nave arcade has octagonal columns with plain bold capitals. The chancel arch has detached shafts. Both the entrance porch and chancel have quadripartite brick vaulting; the nave roof is a scissor-braced hammer-beam roof with arch braces. The tower was donated by Rathbone Hartley the first vicar.

Listing NGR: SD8664111007

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
358849
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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