CHRIST CHURCH, DENSHAW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1067438
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1967
Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, DENSHAW, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, DENSHAW, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Saddleworth
National Grid Reference:
SD 97582 10570

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212177
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/05092/32
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