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Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 95311 93416


HYDE STOCKPORT ROAD SJ 99 SE (north-west side) 7/33 Hyde Chapel


Unitarian church. 1846-8. Bowman and Crowther. Snecked stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles and west tower and chancel with vestry. In plan and style similar in nearly every way to a parish church. Weathered plinth, sill band, coped gables and cross finials. 6-bay nave and aisles and 2-bay chancel have weathered buttresses (angled at corners) and 2-light windows in each bay with geometrical tracery and hoodmoulds. Porch in bay 2. Paired lancet clerestory windows. 4-stage tower has angled weathered buttresses, octagonal stair turret, 3-light west window, paired 2-light belfry openings and a broach spire with lucarnes. Interior: nave arcade has clustered columns with moulded bases and capitals. Hammer-beam roof with braced purlins. Carved timber pulpit, font cover, and west organ. Stone altar table on columns with foliated capitals all with rich stencilled decoration. Memorial plaque to Lord Ashton of Hyde. A fine example of its type; said to be the first Noncomformist copy of a building for the Established Church.

Listing NGR: SJ9531193416


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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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Date: 29 May 2000
Reference: IOE01/01373/04
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