SJ9295 : East window and crosses

taken 5 years ago, near to Denton, Tameside, Great Britain

East window and crosses
East window and crosses
The East window depicts the Nativity and children brought to Jesus and is "In affectionate remembrance of Edward son of John Bradbury of Broomstair House Haughton AD1866.

Below the window is a cross in memory of William Gregson Blackledge May 3rd 1916.

On the altar in front is a cross in memory of Andrew Breeze SJ9295 : Cross in memory of Alan Breeze
Christ Church, Denton


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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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 September, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 28 December, 2016
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Religious sites 
Person (from Tags)
Alan Breeze  Edward Bradbury  John Bradbury  William Gregson Blackledge 
Date (from Tags)
1866  1916 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9203 9548 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.3607N 2:7.2895W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9202 9547
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