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HEIGHTS CHAPEL, ST THOMAS OLD CHURCH

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HEIGHTS CHAPEL, ST THOMAS OLD CHURCH

List entry Number: 1356677

Location

HEIGHTS CHAPEL, ST THOMAS OLD CHURCH, BROAD LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Saddleworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Jul-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212027

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History

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Details

SADDLEWORTH BROAD LANE SD 90 NE (north-west side)

3/20 Heights Chapel, St. Thomas Old Church (formerly listed as Church of 19/6/67 St. Thomas) - II* Church, now redundant. 1765 on west door lintels. Hammer- dressed watershot stone with graduated stone slate roof. 3- sided gallery plan with small chancel and later vestry wing. 4 x 2 bays. Quoins. The west has twin doors with architraves, dated lintels, and cornices, on either side of a semi-circular-headed window with Y-tracery, impost capitals and keystone. A continuous dripmould is stepped above it. 2 similar windows on the first floor under one hoodmould. Coped gable and C19 bell-cote. The side elevations have similar windows on two tiers and are mostly blocked. Chancel has canted sides, a lean-to roof and Venetian east window. Vestry wing repeats a similar Venetian window. Interior: galleries on Tuscan columns with C19 timber parapet walls. Tie-beam roof trusses (probably C19) have queen posts and arched struts: all chamfered and decoratively painted. Stencilled paintwork around chancel. Wall plaque memorials to the Buckley family.

Listing NGR: SD9821209061

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National Grid Reference: SD 98212 09061

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