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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: 1162598



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


District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Shaw and Crompton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212433

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SD 90 NW CROMPTON SAINT JAMES STREET (north side) 4/29 Church of St. James - II Church. 1847. By J. Clarke for the Church Commissioners. Snecked stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory and aisles, south-west tower and chancel with vestry and organ chamber. Gothic revival. 5-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth and weathered buttresses. Each bay has a 2-light aisle window with plate tracery and paired lancet clerestory windows. 3-stage tower has lancet openings, octagonal stair turret, clasping buttresses, paired belfry openings and a broach spire with gabled lucarnes and a crocket finial. 3-lancet east and west windows. Interior: alternating circular and octagonal nave arcade columns with naturalistic carving to the capitals. Wall painting above moulded chancel arch. Scissor-braced roof trusses. Timber and stone fittings including pews, font, pulpit and chancel screen.

Listing NGR: SD9396909374

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National Grid Reference: SD 93969 09374


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