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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1067438



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


District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Saddleworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212177

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SADDLEWORTH HUDDERSFIELD ROAD SD 91 SE (north side) Denshaw 1/162 Christ Church, 19/6/67 Denshaw - II Church. "1863" above door. Built for Henry Gartside. Rock- faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles, west tower and chancel. Aisles have projecting plinth and flat buttresses. Each of 2 bays has a triple cusped lancet window and porch in bay one has coped gable with kneelers. Quatrefoil clerestory windows. 5-light east window with geometrical tracery. Gabled organ chamber and chapel to either side of chancel. Steeply pitched roof with coped gables and kneelers. The 3-stage tower has 3-light first stage window a clock face in the second, 2-light belfry openings, castellated papapet with stepped merlons and pierced trefoils and corner pinnacles. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade arches on circular columns with moulded capitals. Arch-braced roof trusses. Gartside chapel has stone altar in cusped recess. Stained glass. Octagonal stone pulpit.

Listing NGR: SD9758210570

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National Grid Reference: SD 97582 10570


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