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Church of All Souls

A Grade II Listed Building in Heywood, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.5955 / 53°35'43"N

Longitude: -2.2033 / 2°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 386641

OS Northings: 411007

OS Grid: SD866110

Mapcode National: GBR FV1V.SV

Mapcode Global: WHB8X.4W2J

Plus Code: 9C5VHQWW+5M

Entry Name: Church of All Souls

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358849

Location: North Heywood, Rochdale, OL10

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: North Heywood

Built-Up Area: Heywood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Sudden St Aidan and All Souls Heywood

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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6/22 Church of All Souls

Church 1898-9, F.P. Oakley. Tower 1908. Coursed rock faced
stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles, north
tower and porch. The polygonal apse has a hexagonal vestry
to the north and a chapel to the south. The 6-bay nave and
aisles have cusped plate-tracery in a C13 style, of 2-light
to the aisle and 3 lights to the clerestory. The 4-stage
tower stands outside the aisle, has angled buttresses which
turn into diagonal buttresses at the bell-stage, the parapet
has blind traceried arcading and the bell stage traceried
lancet openings. Diagonal weathered gableted buttresses
flank the 3-bay polygonal apse which has 2 and 3-light
geometrical tracery window in each face. The vestry is
roofed pyramidally. Interior: brick faced with stone
dressings, the 5-bay double chamfered nave arcade has
octagonal columns with plain bold capitals. The chancel
arch has detached shafts. Both the entrance porch and
chancel have quadripartite brick vaulting; the nave roof is
a scissor-braced hammer-beam roof with arch braces. The
tower was donated by Rathbone Hartley the first vicar.

Listing NGR: SD8664111007

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