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© Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS

IoE Number: 212177
Location: CHRIST CHURCH, DENSHAW, HUDDERSFIELD ROAD (north side)
  SADDLEWORTH, OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS
Date Photographed: 20 August 2002
Date listed: 19 June 1967
Date of last amendment: 19 June 1967
Grade II

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SADDLEWORTHHUDDERSFIELD ROADSD 91 SE(north side)Denshaw1/162Christ Church,19/6/67Denshaw

SADDLEWORTH HUDDERSFIELD ROAD SD 91 SE (north side) Denshaw 1/162 Christ Church, 19/6/67 Denshaw - II 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.

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