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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 SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1346261

Location

CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST, HALIFAX ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
RochdaleMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jun-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 358975

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History

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Details

SD 91 NW WARDLE Halifax Road (south side)

4/144 Church of Saint 29.6.1966 John the Baptist

- II

Church. 1834. By Lewis Vulliamy. Ashlar with slate roof. Nave, west entrance with side porches leading to the gallery, and a small chancel with east vestry. 8-bay nave with weathered plinth, continuous sill mould, continuous hood mould, parapet and gableted, weathered corner butresses. Each bay has a lancet opening and a weathered butresses. The gabled west elevation has projecting central portion with 3 lancet openings, central entrance, lean-to side porches, octagonal pinnacles and a gabled bellcote with clock faces, lancet openings and a central finial. The 1- bay chancel has a 4-light east window, a double gabled vestry, and is roofed continuously with the nave. Interior: wide nave with small galleries on cast iron columns, the west having 2 tiers of galleries. The large chancel arch is surmounted by a painted angelic choir. Much fine and ornately carved timberwork of various dates including choir screen, pulpit, lectern, poppyhead pews and choir stalls, hooded priests chair with misericord. Gallery parapet and semi-ceiled king-post roof trusses with cusped arcading. Built with a Commissioners' grant.

Listing NGR: SD9137515258

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National Grid Reference: SD 91375 15258

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