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

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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

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