© Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS
CHRIST CHURCH, DENSHAW, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD (north side)
SADDLEWORTH, OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER
Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS
20 August 2002
19 June 1967
Date of last amendment:
19 June 1967
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SADDLEWORTH HUDDERSFIELD ROAD
SD 91 SE (north side)
1/162 Christ Church,
Church. "1863" above door. Built for Henry Gartside. Rock-
faced stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles,
west tower and chancel. Aisles have projecting plinth and flat
buttresses. Each of 2 bays has a triple cusped lancet window
and porch in bay one has coped gable with kneelers. Quatrefoil
clerestory windows. 5-light east window with geometrical
tracery. Gabled organ chamber and chapel to either side of
chancel. Steeply pitched roof with coped gables and kneelers.
The 3-stage tower has 3-light first stage window a clock face
in the second, 2-light belfry openings, castellated papapet
with stepped merlons and pierced trefoils and corner
pinnacles. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade arches on
circular columns with moulded capitals. Arch-braced roof
trusses. Gartside chapel has stone altar in cusped recess.
Stained glass. Octagonal stone pulpit.