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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaw and Crompton, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5809 / 53°34'51"N

Longitude: -2.0925 / 2°5'33"W

OS Eastings: 393969

OS Northings: 409374

OS Grid: SD939093

Mapcode National: GBR FWT1.R2

Mapcode Global: WHB94.T8Q4

Plus Code: 9C5VHWJ4+9X

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 6 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212433

Location: Shaw and Crompton, Oldham, OL2

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Shaw and Crompton

Built-Up Area: Shaw (Oldham)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: East Crompton St James

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/29 Church of
St. James
- II
Church. 1847. By J. Clarke for the Church Commissioners.
Snecked stone with slate roof. Nave with clerestory and
aisles, south-west tower and chancel with vestry and organ
chamber. Gothic revival. 5-bay nave and aisles with
projecting plinth and weathered buttresses. Each bay has a
2-light aisle window with plate tracery and paired lancet
clerestory windows. 3-stage tower has lancet openings,
octagonal stair turret, clasping buttresses, paired belfry
openings and a broach spire with gabled lucarnes and a
crocket finial. 3-lancet east and west windows. Interior:
alternating circular and octagonal nave arcade columns with
naturalistic carving to the capitals. Wall painting above
moulded chancel arch. Scissor-braced roof trusses. Timber
and stone fittings including pews, font, pulpit and chancel

Listing NGR: SD9396909374

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

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