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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.
by Gerald England

Created: Sun, 11 Sep 2016, Updated: Sun, 11 Sep 2016


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SJ9195 : Christ Church, Manchester Road, Denton by David Dixon
SJ9295 : Christ Church Lych Gate by Gerald England
SJ9295 : East window and crosses by Gerald England
SJ9195 : Christ Church, Denton by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church  burial grounds by Gerald England
SJ9195 : Christ Church West window by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church  by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church lych gate by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Stained glass in Christ Church by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Stained glass in Christ Church by Gerald England
SJ9195 :  Stained glass in Christ Church by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church Lady Chapel by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Stained glass in Christ Church by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church weathervane by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Stained glass in Christ Church by Gerald England
SJ9295 : On Active Service by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church Tower by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Memorial plaque to the first Rector by Gerald England
SJ9295 : In Memoriam: Fred Wilson by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church pulpit by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Memorials to Albert Ashworth and Thomas Woolfenden by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church banner by Gerald England
SJ9195 : Christ Church, Denton by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Royal Navy Association banners by Gerald England
SJ9295 : Christ Church Lady Chapel by Gerald England

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