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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5033 / 53°30'11"N

Longitude: -1.3658 / 1°21'57"W

OS Eastings: 442159

OS Northings: 400923

OS Grid: SE421009

Mapcode National: GBR LWXX.3W

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.Z6RM

Plus Code: 9C5WGJ3M+8M

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335557

Location: Rotherham, S63

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoober

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wath upon Dearne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brampton Bierlow Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Description


SE40SW WATH UPON DEARNE MELTON HIGH STREET
(north side)

2/48 Christ Church


II


Church. 1855 by Pritchett and Sons. Rock-faced sandstone, slate
roof. 3-stage west tower, 5-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay
chancel with gabled projection to north and south. Gothic revival
style. Windows have Decorated-style tracery and hoodmoulds with
head-carved stops; buttresses between bays; diagonal buttresses to
angles and lower 2 stages of tower; shaped kneelers and gable copings.
Tower: offset bands at each stage. Door in south side beneath 2-light
window, elaborate crocketed niche on west side. 2nd stage has single
light window beneath clock. Paired 2-light belfry openings. Corner
gargoyles beneath pierced parapet (pinnacles removed). Nave: gabled
porch to bay 2, other bays with 3-light windows. Chancel: lower,
gabled projections in angle with aisles, 5-light east window, gable
cross.

Interior: cyma-moulded piers and arches to nave arcades, foliate carved
capitals. Vaulted roof with ribs springing from angel corbels; gilded
bosses. Contemporary oak furnishings including rood screen.


Listing NGR: SE4215900923

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