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Church of Saint Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Chadderton, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5568 / 53°33'24"N

Longitude: -2.1516 / 2°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 390055

OS Northings: 406691

OS Grid: SD900066

Mapcode National: GBR FWD9.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHB93.XVMP

Plus Code: 9C5VHR4X+P9

Entry Name: Church of Saint Matthew

Listing Date: 30 May 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212406

Location: Oldham, OL1

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Chadderton North

Built-Up Area: Chadderton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Chadderton St Matthew and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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(north side)
4/3 Church of
30/5/63 St. Matthew
- II
Church. 1848-57. By E. H. Shellard. Hammer-dressed stone
with slate roof. Nave and chancel with south-west tower
(added c.1878) and flat-roofed C20 additions to west and
north. 4-bay nave with projecting plinth and gableted
buttresses. Each bay has a 2-light window with reticulated
tracery. 2-bay chancel with cusped lancet windows. Coped
gables with finials. 3-stage tower with clasping buttresses
has arched door, small lancet openings and a squat spire
which sits behind corner pinnacles and accommodates the
belfry with gabled 2-light openings. Interior: west gallery
with blind arcaded parapet on cast-iron columns. Arch-braced
collar-tie roof trusses on carved corbtes. Wagon roof to
chancel. Timber fittings and stone font. Stained glass,
some by Kempe and Tower, other by F. Comere and Capronnier.

Listing NGR: SD9005506691

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