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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyde Newton, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4611 / 53°27'39"N

Longitude: -2.0839 / 2°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 394525

OS Northings: 396042

OS Grid: SJ945960

Mapcode National: GBR FXWF.M0

Mapcode Global: WHB9Q.Y8TH

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212471

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Newton

Built-Up Area: Hyde (Tameside)

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Newton with Flowery Field St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

BENNETT STREET (south side),
Church of St. Stephen


Church. 1889-91. John Eaton and Son. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave, clerestory, aisles, polygonal chancel, south porch, north-west tower/porch. 5-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, weathered buttresses, 2-light aisle windows with plate tracery and 2 cusped lancet windows to each bay of the clerestory. 4-light west window above a polygonal baptistry. Coped gables with kneelers and finials. The 3-stage tower has angled corner buttresses, semi-octagonal stair turret, north door, clock apertures to the second stage, 2 lancet belfry openings and a broach spire with lucarnes. Interior: small aisle passages and tall nave which have been split vertically into 3 spaces and horizontally by a suspended ceiling below clerestory level. The ceiling conceals a tie-beam roof on columnar corbels and a fine polygonal barrel roof to the chancel. Chamfered nave arcade arches under hoodmoulds on circular columns with moulded capitals.

Listing NGR: SJ9452596042

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