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Church of Saint Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleton, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.5885 / 53°35'18"N

Longitude: -2.1756 / 2°10'32"W

OS Eastings: 388472

OS Northings: 410225

OS Grid: SD884102

Mapcode National: GBR FV7Y.SC

Mapcode Global: WHB93.K26B

Plus Code: 9C5VHRQF+9Q

Entry Name: Church of Saint Martin

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358948

Location: Castleton, Rochdale, OL11

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Castleton

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Castleton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Church. 1860-2. Ernest Bates. Coursed rubble with slate
roof. Nave with clerestory, aisles, transepts and a north-
west tower and entrance. Chancel with vestry to either
side. In a late C13 style. 4-bay clerestory and aisle with
3-light openings to clerestory and 2-light to aisle which
has weathered buttresses and corbelled eaves. The 3-storey
tower has an arched doorway, angle buttresses, 2 2-light
enriched openings to the belfry and quatrefoil banding. The
spire has broach statues with corbelled canopies and a
gabled lucarne to each cardinal face. The transepts have
angled buttresses, 4-light windows and coped gables. The 2-
bay chancel has 2-light windows and a 5-light east window.
Interior: alternating circular and octagonal nave arcade
columns with double chamfered arches. The nave roof has
arched braced king-post trusses. The chancel arch has
clustered columns and the chancel a barrel-vault ceiling.

Listing NGR: SD8847210225

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