Church of St Peter, Windmill Street, Macclesfield - Cheshire East (UA)

Suburban church dated 1849, built in Early English style with tower to the south west corner. Substantial levels of cast iron rainwater pipe decay with cracked and missing sections. Contour scaling of window masonry to the west end with unstable open jointed parapet walling to the tower and water gaining access via the gable copings. The Heritage Lottery Fund is grant aiding a repair project.

Church of St Peter, Windmill Street, Macclesfield - Cheshire East (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1290477
  • Local Planning Authority: Cheshire East (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Peter
  • Street Name: Windmill Street
  • Locality: Macclesfield
  • Unitary Authority: Cheshire East (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Macclesfield
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II

Contact Details

Peter Barlow 0161 242 1428

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England