CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1138907
Date first listed:
14-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, LEEK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, LEEK ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bosley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 91811 65546

Details

BOSLEY C.P. LEEK ROAD (West Side) SJ 96 NW 1/7 Church of St.Mary the Virgin 14/4/1967

GV II*

Church, tower circa 1500, nave 1777, chancel 1834 by James Green. Tower red sandstone; nave and chancel Flemish bond red brick with roofs of large grey slates. Tower of 3 stages has C19 boarded west door in medieval arch, diagonal buttresses with tooled quoins above, roughly-squared rubble walls, west window of 2 trefoil lights, bell-openings converted to 3 trefoil lights 1878-9, hoodmoulds on grotesque and head corbels. Top 6 feet and battlements are of 1878-9. Four-bay nave has 6 pointed windows with stone pads and keystones and 2 windows (east) altered and with stone cases of 1834. One-bay chancel has 3-lancet stone east window, lancet south window and C20 north window of 2 lancets. Coped east gable to nave with kneelers and crocketed finial; hipped chancel. Interior: Queenpost trusses to nave, partly of oak; plaster walls; round chancel arch; light C20 Geometrical roodscreen of oak; glass of late C19 and late C20. Good mid C17 oak pulpit on pillar has panels and corner colonettes; organ 1879; parish chest probably late C16; C19 stone font; plain oak pews; monument to John William Nowell, railway engineer, 1806-51 by Sanders, Euston Road. 6 bells; 3 are old (1663, 1756 and 1756), with inscriptions.

Listing NGR: SJ9181165546

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
58118
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: 13 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10926/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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