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Church of Saint James

A Grade II Listed Building in Heywood, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.5921 / 53°35'31"N

Longitude: -2.2258 / 2°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 385152

OS Northings: 410642

OS Grid: SD851106

Mapcode National: GBR DVWX.X1

Mapcode Global: WHB8W.SZ92

Plus Code: 9C5VHQRF+VM

Entry Name: Church of Saint James

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358850

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

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(south-east side)
6/23 Church of Saint

Church. 1838. Chancel 1861. Ashlar with slate roof. Nave
with galleries on three sides, central west tower and short
chancel with vestries to north and south. 7-bay nave with
stone plinth, eaves parapet, door in western bay, weathered
buttresses and Y-traceried pointed openings to all the other
bays. The tower has diagonal buttresses, 3-clock faces,
stone band, 2 lancet openings to the bell stage,
castlellations and plain pinnacles. The 1-bay chancel and
vestry have traceried windows with dripmoulds, the east
window having 5 lights and stained glass by Hardman.
Interior: the gallery has a panelled parapet, stands on cast
iron columns and accommodates the organ on the right hand
side. Massive cranked and cusped roof trusses with heraldic
and stiffleaf bosses.

Listing NGR: SD8515210642

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