2016

SJ9195 : Christ Church, Denton

taken 8 years ago, near to Denton, Tameside, England

This is 1 of 4 images, with title Christ Church, Denton in this square
Christ Church, Denton
Christ Church, Denton
Viewed from Seymour Street.
Christ Church, Denton :: SJ9295


According to Kelly's directory of Lancashire, 1895 via LinkExternal link "Christ Church is an ecclesiastical parish formed March 17, 1846. The church, erected in 1853, is a building of stone in the Early Gothic style, from the designs of the late Sir G. Gilbert Scott P.A.. and consists of chancel, nave of five bays, aisles, north porch and a western tower with spire containing a clock and one bell: there are ten stained windows, including the east window, placed in 1866 in memory of Edward son of John Bradbury: a new north vestry and organ chamber were added in 1889 at a cost of 1,200. There are 709 sittings, of which 500 are free. The register dates from the year 1853. The living is a rectory, yearly value 350, with residence, in the gift of the Crown and Bishop of Manchester alternately and held since 1881 by the Rev. Thomas Austin Schonberg M.A. of Oriel College, Oxford."

There are now sixteen stained glass windows. It closed for repairs and restoration in 1999 and opened again in 2004.


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Geographical Context: Religious sites Date: 1846 1853 1866 1889 1881 Person: G Gilbert Scott Edward Bradbury John Bradbury Thomas Austin other tags: Parish Church Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Christ Church [10] · Viewed from Seymour Street [4] Title Clusters: · Christ Church, Denton [4] ·
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SJ9195, 144 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Gerald England   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 13 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9199 9549 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.3661N 2:7.3257W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9192 9554
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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