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

Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 91762 07646


SD 90 NW ROYTON CHURCH STREET 4/48 Church of St. Paul - II Church. 1884-9. By H. Cockburn. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory and aisles and north-west steeple. Chancel flanked by side chapel, organ chamber and vestry. Gothic revival. 5-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, sill band and corbelled eaves at clerestory level. Each bay has a weathered buttress and 2 cusped lancet window openings to the aisle, and two 2-light clerestory windows. All have hoodmoulds. Twin gables to side chapel and organ chamber. Coped gables with kneelers and finials. 5-light east and west windows have geometrical tracery. Imposing tower with arched entrances to north and west has lancet and round openings on the upper stages, two 2-light transomed belfry openings on each face, an octagonal stair turret in one corner and a broach spire with gabled lucarnes. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade on circular polished granite columns. Scissor-braced nave roof on columnar corbels. Arch-braced chancel roof. Stone font, timber screens and fittings and stained glass (east window by Hardman). Baluster font dated 1754 and Katherine Pickford wall tablet of 1765.

Listing NGR: SD9176207646


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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: 11 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/02814/24
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