CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068080

Date first listed: 01-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 94863 94422

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Details

HYDE CHURCH STREET SJ 99 SW (south-east side) Hyde 6/18 Church of 1.10.b5 St. George G.V. II Church. 1831-2 by T. and C. Atkinson for the Church Commissioners. Watershot dressed stone with slate roof. 3- sided gallery plan with a central west tower. 7-bay aisles under the same roof as the nave and having a stone plinth, coped parapet and a tall window with 4-centred arch and hoodmould. The corners, as well as those of the small chancel bay have octagonal piers and bold pinnacles. The 5- light east window has rectilinear tracery. The south aisle has a wall mounted sundial. Imposing 3-stage tower with 4- centred arch door, 4-light west window, clock faces, transomed 2-light belfry window, coped parapet and octagonal corner columns with pinnacles. Similar doorways flank the tower on either side giving access to the galleries.

Interior: altered in 1885 when the central pulpit was removed, a pierced gallery rail and new seats installed and the organ relocated. At the same time the tall arcade columns which carry the gallery half way up were remodelled to be circular rather than octagonal. They have moulded bases, enriched octagonal capitals and carry 4-centred arches. Coved plaster ceiling and stained glass. The organ by S. Renn (1838) is in temporary storage.



Listing NGR: SJ9486394422

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212474

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