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Hyde Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyde Werneth, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4375 / 53°26'15"N

Longitude: -2.072 / 2°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 395311

OS Northings: 393416

OS Grid: SJ953934

Mapcode National: GBR FXZP.6G

Mapcode Global: WHB9R.4VLM

Entry Name: Hyde Chapel

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212489

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Werneth

Built-Up Area: Hyde (Tameside)

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Gee Cross Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 SE (north-west side)

7/33 Hyde Chapel


Unitarian church. 1846-8. Bowman and Crowther. Snecked
stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles and
west tower and chancel with vestry. In plan and style
similar in nearly every way to a parish church. Weathered
plinth, sill band, coped gables and cross finials. 6-bay
nave and aisles and 2-bay chancel have weathered buttresses
(angled at corners) and 2-light windows in each bay with
geometrical tracery and hoodmoulds. Porch in bay 2. Paired
lancet clerestory windows. 4-stage tower has angled
weathered buttresses, octagonal stair turret, 3-light west
window, paired 2-light belfry openings and a broach spire
with lucarnes. Interior: nave arcade has clustered columns
with moulded bases and capitals. Hammer-beam roof with
braced purlins. Carved timber pulpit, font cover, and west
organ. Stone altar table on columns with foliated capitals
all with rich stencilled decoration. Memorial plaque to
Lord Ashton of Hyde. A fine example of its type; said to be
the first Noncomformist copy of a building for the
Established Church.

Listing NGR: SJ9531193416

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