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© Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS

IoE Number: 388896
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARK WITH CHRISTCHURCH, GLODWICK ROAD (west side)
  OLDHAM, OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS
Date Photographed: 18 March 2001
Date listed: 03 October 1986
Date of last amendment: 03 October 1986
Grade II

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OLDHAMSD90SWGLODWICK ROAD780-1/3/33(West side)

OLDHAM SD90SW GLODWICK ROAD 780-1/3/33 (West side) 03/10/86 Church of St Mark with Christchurch GV II Parish church. 1876. By John Wild. Rusticated coursed and squared rubble, cut in small blocks with Welsh slate roof with scalloped bands. SE tower and spire, nave with clerestory and two lean-to aisles, chancel. 2-stage tower with clasping buttresses. Shouldered arched east doorway with stiff leaf capitals and triple windows to south in lower stage. Lancet above, and paired bell chamber lights with shafts to architrave. Corbel table to parapet above, with central gablet housing clock in each face, cutting into base of brooch spire with lucarnes. 2 gables to eastern chapels of south aisle, each with 2-light Decorated window. Aisle of 4 bays, divided by buttresses, each with a 2-light Decorated window, and gabled porch towards west, with stepped chamfered arch. Clerestory with triple foiled lights housed in recessed panels. 5-light west window. Lower chancel with foiled lancets south and 5-light East window. Gabled vestry to north. Wrought iron cross finials on all gables. INTERIOR has nave arcade on polished granite columns, original roofs and fittings, including screen, reredos, stalls, benches and pulpit. Paintings of saints either side of east window. Stone plinth wall to east and south of church, with cast-iron railings and wrought-iron gates. Gate piers with stepped pyramidal heads at angle with Waterloo Street.

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