St Chad’s, Rochdale

St Chad’s is Rochdale’s Parish Church and stands on a slight prominence above the town centre from which it is screened by trees.

This photo is a stitch to get the whole length in:-

St Chad's, Rochdale Parish Church

The Church tower:-

St Chad's Parish Church, Rochdale, Tower

Detail on tower roofline:-

St Chad's Church, Rochdale, Detail

A set of stocks – the old mediƦval punishment apparatus – lies in St Chad’s churchyard.

Set of Stocks, St Chad's, Rochdale

As does a Great War Memorial Cross. Here’s the side view:-

War Memorial, St Chad's, Rochdale

The base on which the pillar stands is inscribed “In proud and loving memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919”:-

St Chad's, Rochdale, War Memorial

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