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Stand United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Radcliffe, Bury

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Latitude: 53.5512 / 53°33'4"N

Longitude: -2.3144 / 2°18'51"W

OS Eastings: 379268

OS Northings: 406103

OS Grid: SD792061

Mapcode National: GBR DW8C.RR

Mapcode Global: WH983.F04F

Entry Name: Stand United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 10 December 1998

Last Amended: 23 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471808

Location: Bury, M26

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Radcliffe West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Radcliffe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stand All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 70 NE


Stand United Reformed Church


United Reformed Church. 1885. By J.P. Pritchett of Darlington. Coursed sandstone, ashlar details, slate roof. A tall 5-bay nave with slightly lower chancel at the west end; low flanking side aisles and a 4-stage tower with spire at the SE corner. Decorated Gothic style. The main facade faces east and has entrances left and right: shallow projecting gabled porches with double doors. Two 2-light windows between the entrances, and the foundation stone with inscription: This memorial stone/ of Stand Independent Church/ was laid by/ Alexander Anderson BA Pastor/XXV July AD MDCCCLXXXV/ Joseph Bentley Esq Treasurer Building Fund/ Walter Allen Esq Secretary/ J P Pritchett Esq of Darlington Architect'. Large 5-light west window; the tower has 2-light windows, a clock and belfry stage, crocketted finials, broach spire with lucarnes. West end: 5-light chancel window; narrow doors with ornate hinges far left and right. The south side windows are in pointed arches to aisle and have square head to clerestory and chancel; all are blocked. Interior: arcades have octagonal composite columns, foliate capitals and ashlar arches; the fine timber barrel-vaulted roof has brackets carved with figures of angels. East end tiered gallery; nave pews with umbrella stands; ornate wrought iron hand rail and carved panelling to pulpit, chancel walls and organ which is by Jardine and Co of Manchester, 1898. Fine stained glass windows including west window (the Sermon on the Mount) over a terracotta panel by Roland Morris, both c1885; 4 north aisle windows and war memorial window by T Curtis of Ward and Hughes, 1895-98 and 1920. J P Pritchett of Darlington was the son of the architect James Piggot Pritchett of York. He designed a number of churches including Pudsey Congregational Church 1865-6, Ilkley Congregational Church 1868, Armley Mortuary Chapel Leeds 1885, and the cemetery chapels at Colne.

Listing NGR: SD7926806103

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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

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