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Statutory Address:

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

Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
Shaw and Crompton
National Grid Reference:
SD 93523 08750


SD 90 NW CROMPTON CHURCH ROAD (west side) 4/13 Holy Trinity Church G.V. II Church. 1870-71. By J. Drew. Rock-faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory and aisles, crossing tower and chancel with side chapels and vestry. 4-bay nave has projecting plinth and weathered buttresses. Each bay has a 3-light window and the porch is incorporated into the west end of the aisle. Bold tower with octagonal corner stair turret, clock faces, two 2-light openings to each side of the belfry and a pyramidal roof (rather than the intended spire). Gabled south transept with rose window. 5-light east window with Decorated tracery. The juxtaposition of the various roofs around the tower results in a pleasing picturesque quality. Interior: circular columns with moulded capitals and bases support the double-chamfered nave arcade. Arch-braced and scissor-braced roof trusses. Timber fittings, wrought-iron screens, wall paintings, font and pulpit, mosaic reredos and stained glass. A church has existed on the site since 1515.

Listing NGR: SD9352308750


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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: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01762/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Harry Dobbs. Source Historic England Archive
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