CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1068071

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, WEST STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, WEST STREET

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

District: Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 95286 04454

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History

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Details

The enry for:- SD 90 SE LEES WEST STREET (north side) 8/47 Church of St Thomas II The grade shall be amended to read :- Grade II*

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SD 90 SE LEES WEST STREET (north side) 8/47 Church of 22/8/67 St. Thomas - II Church. 1848. By E.H. Shellard for the Church Commissioners with tower added in 1855, organ chamber added 1885 and minor improvements 1889. Hammer-dressed stone with slate roof. Nave, aisles, west tower and chancel flanked by vestry and organ chamber. Perpendicular Gothic revival. 6- bay nave and 2-bay chancel with continuous sill band and castellated parapet. Each bay has a weathered buttress topped by a crocketed pinnacle and a 2-light window below hoodmould with carved stops. Porch in bay 2 bears date 1848 above arched door. 4-light east window. 4-stage castellated west tower with 4-centred arch door, 4-light west window, clock faces, 3-light belfry openings and diagonal buttresses rising into crocketed pinnacles. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade with octagonal columns. Hammer-beam roof trusses spring from carved head corbels. No clerestory but dormer windows. West gallery with blind-arcaded parapet. Poppyhead pews, carved pulpit, dado panelling, and canopied choir stalls by Shaw of Uppermill. Carved stone reredos and sanctuary panelling. Stained glass, much by Capronnier, 1874-98.

Listing NGR: SD9528604454

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212451

Legacy System: LBS

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