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Union Street United Reformed and Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Coldhurst, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.541 / 53°32'27"N

Longitude: -2.1096 / 2°6'34"W

OS Eastings: 392832

OS Northings: 404935

OS Grid: SD928049

Mapcode National: GBR FWQH.2C

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.K8M7

Entry Name: Union Street United Reformed and Methodist Church

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388952

Location: Oldham, OL1

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Coldhurst

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Oldham St Mary with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


OLDHAM

SD9204NE UNION STREET
780-1/6/87 (North side)
Union Street United Reformed and
Methodist Church

GV II

United Reformed Church, formerly Congregational chapel. 1877.
Rusticated rubble, coursed and squared in small blocks, with
slate roof. Tower, nave with 2 aisles. Squat central tower in
south wall with 6-light Decorated window with hoodmould, and
doors recessed to east and west within wide plain stepped
Early English arch to porch. Enriched trefoiled window in
south wall inside porch. Buttresses to tower, which has
embattled parapet. Shallow copings to aisles each side of
tower, with foiled lancet windows in south walls, the east and
west walls divided by buttresses into 4 bays, each with foiled
lancet window. Wood clerestory over, with continuous trefoiled
lights. Northern gable has small 3-light Decorated window, and
hipped roofed single-storeyed rooms projecting beyond, with
paired 2-light windows. Cast-iron railings and gates carried
on low plinth wall between stone piers to south and east.
(Worrall: Oldham and District Directory: Oldham: 1880-).


Listing NGR: SD9283204935

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

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