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Church of Saint James the Apostle

A Grade II Listed Building in Wardle and West Littleborough, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.6498 / 53°38'59"N

Longitude: -2.1339 / 2°8'1"W

OS Eastings: 391248

OS Northings: 417037

OS Grid: SD912170

Mapcode National: GBR FVJ7.TD

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.6J4C

Plus Code: 9C5VJVX8+WF

Entry Name: Church of Saint James the Apostle

Listing Date: 29 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358986

Location: Wardle and West Littleborough, Rochdale, OL12

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Wardle and West Littleborough

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wardle and Smallbridge

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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4/154 Church of Saint
29.6.1966 James the Apostle


Church. 1856. By G. Shaw. Tooled ashlar with slate roof.
Nave with clerestory, aisle, south-west tower which is
placed south of the aisles and west door. The chancel has a
north organ chamber and vestry. 5-bay nave and aisle with
triple-lancet clerestory windows and small coupled-lancet
aisle windows. Stone plinth, continuous sill and hood-
moulds and weathered buttresses. 3-bay chancel, angled
buttresses with 3-lancet east window, vestry with pinnacle-
like chimney. Steeply pitched roof with coped gables. The
4-stage tower has angled buttresses, banding on arched south
door, lancet openings to each stage and a broach spire with
gableted spire-lights. Interior: the chamfered nave arcade
rests on circular columns with moulded capitals. The roofs
have arch braced trusses.

Listing NGR: SD9124817037

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