PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1067160

Date first listed: 14-May-1952

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, ST THOMAS'S PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, ST THOMAS'S PLACE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 89790 89648

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History

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Details

701/6/16 ST THOMAS'S PLACE 14-MAY-52 (Centre of) PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

I

1822-5, by George Basevi (his only surviving Commissioners church). The grandest classical church in the Manchester region and the only Commissioners church of the 1st grant in Cheshire. Built under the Million pound act of 1818 at a cost of £15,000. Design has affinities with Hawksmoor's St Alphage, Greenwich. Ashlar. Nave of 4 bays, aisles, north and south porches, lofty west tower rising to clock stage and cupola. The east end, formerly the main entrance front, has a giant hexastyle Ionic portico, with pediment. Notable interior with Corinthian colonnade over the galleries. Ionic altar-piece. The chancel was remodelled in l890 by Medland Taylor and the original seating has been replaced.

Listing NGR: SJ8979289647

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 210875

Legacy System: LBS

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