CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1067194
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1975
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, BUXTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, BUXTON ROAD

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

District:
Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 89992 88933

Details

SJ 9088 12/48, SJ 8988 16/48 BUXTON ROAD (West Side), Church of St George

GV

I

1896-7. Architects, Austin and Paley, General character Perpendicular of the end of the Gothic Revival, with traces of Art Nouveau. Splendid large building in ashlar. Crenellated crossing tower with carved inscription with spire between thin flying buttresses connecting it with four pinnacles, with whole about 230ft high. East window of seven lights between heavy buttresses. West window of seven lights Interior has six bays before crossing: wide high nave with attractive wooden ceiling. Organ case by Austin. Built at the expense of George Fearn, a brewer, who also gave the Vicarage and the School (qv). His grave is marked by a miniature replica of the church spire.

St George's Church, St George's Church of England Primary School and Secondary Modern Schools, Wall and gate piers form a group with the Vicarage.

Listing NGR: SJ8999288929

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
210784
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/02214/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Trillo. Source Historic England Archive
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