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CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN

List entry Number: 1309657

Location

CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN, BENNETT STREET

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

County:

District: Tameside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212471

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 99 NW 3/15

HYDE, BENNETT STREET (south side), Church of St. Stephen

II

Church. 1889-91. John Eaton and Son. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave, clerestory, aisles, polygonal chancel, south porch, north-west tower/porch. 5-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, weathered buttresses, 2-light aisle windows with plate tracery and 2 cusped lancet windows to each bay of the clerestory. 4-light west window above a polygonal baptistry. Coped gables with kneelers and finials. The 3-stage tower has angled corner buttresses, semi-octagonal stair turret, north door, clock apertures to the second stage, 2 lancet belfry openings and a broach spire with lucarnes. Interior: small aisle passages and tall nave which have been split vertically into 3 spaces and horizontally by a suspended ceiling below clerestory level. The ceiling conceals a tie-beam roof on columnar corbels and a fine polygonal barrel roof to the chancel. Chamfered nave arcade arches under hoodmoulds on circular columns with moulded capitals.

Listing NGR: SJ9452596042

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National Grid Reference: SJ 94525 96042

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