Church of St George the Martyr, Georges Road, Preston - Preston

City centre church, originally dated 1725, enlarged in 1799, and encased in stone in 1843 with the addition of the tower. Chancel added 1848 and interior re-modelled in 1884. Nave has side aisles and transepts with later apsidal chancel. Three-stage tower attached to the west end of the south aisle. Six-bay nave with arcades to north and south. Significant issues associated with the 1843 stone encasement of the earlier church, including multiple fracturing of the stone caused by expanding iron cramps.

Church of St George the Martyr, Georges Road, Preston - Preston
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST GEORGE THE MARTYR
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1217949
    Local Planning Authority:
    Preston
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St George the Martyr
    Street Name:
    Georges Road
    Locality:
    Preston
    County:
    Lancashire
    District / Borough:
    Preston
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Preston
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA