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Church of Saint James

A Grade II Listed Building in Heywood, Rochdale

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Coordinates

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

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: 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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Listing Text

SD 81 SE HEYWOOD TOWER STREET
(south-east side)

6/23 Church of Saint
James

G.V. II

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

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

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