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Church of St. James

A Grade II Listed Building in Summit, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.6603 / 53°39'37"N

Longitude: -2.0902 / 2°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 394133

OS Northings: 418205

OS Grid: SD941182

Mapcode National: GBR FVV3.8M

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.V8T8

Entry Name: Church of St. James

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213349

Location: Rochdale, OL15

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Littleborough Lakeside

Built-Up Area: Summit

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Calderbrook St James

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

(west side)
1/17 Church of
- St. James

Church. 1870. By G. Shaw of Saddleworth. Rock-faced stone
with slate roof. Nave and chancel with north aisle and a
central south tower flanked by a south chapel. Gothic
revival. 6-bay aisle has projecting plinth and shaped eaves
gutter brackets. 4-light west window. Coped gables with
cross finials and a bellcote between nave and chancel. 3-
bay chancel with priest's door and 5-light east window. The
south chapel has 2 bays and a coped parapet enriched with
mouchette motifs. 3-stage tower has diagonal buttresses and
a circular corner stair turret. Each stage diminishes in
size and the steeple is linked to an upper octagon by
broaches. Interior: much of the aisle as well as the chapel
has been partitioned off. Chamfered nave arcade arches rest
on alternating octagonal and circular columns with moulded
heads and bases. Arch-braced roof trusses. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SD9413318205

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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