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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: 1067969



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


District: Tameside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jul-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212701

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4/48 Christ Church 27/11/67 (formerly listed as Church of Christ)


Church. 1848-53. By G.G.Scott for the Church Commissioners. Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave and aisles (no clerestory) each under a pitched roof. North-west tower, chancel. Gothic revival. Plain exterior has 4-bay aisles with projecting plinth and weathered buttresses placed at corners only. Each bay has a 2-light window with plate tracery. Similar windows to 3-bay nave but with hoodmoulds and carved stops. 4-light east window and 3-light west window with geometrical tracery. Coped gables with finials. The 3-stage tower has bold angled buttresses, an arched door beneath a gable, lancet openings at second stage, paired lancet belfry openings with clock faces above, and a broach spire with lucarnes Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade with alternating circular and octagonal columns with moulded capitals and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses spring from carved corbels Waggon roof to chancel. Alabaster font and pulpit. Stained glass. Timber fittings. The 2 west bays and the north aisle have been partitioned off in C20.

Listing NGR: SJ9200695477

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National Grid Reference: SJ 92006 95477


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