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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1145911



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58104

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WILDBOARCLOUGH C.P. SJ 96 NE 3/10 Church of St. Saviour. GV II Church 1901-9 for 16th Earl of Derby. Coursed red sandstone rubble with ashlar quoins, windows and doorways and Kerridge stone-slate roofs. Squat 2-stage battlemented west tower, aisleless nave of 4 bays, chancel of 1 bay, gabled south porch, north vestry. Pointed east window of 3 lancets under hoodmould on carved heads as corbels; square-headed mullioned windows to nave, south side of chancel and to vestry, with square labels and hollow-moulded mullions and surrounds; hollow-moulded surrounds to doors. Two gabled 3-light dormers of oak on south slope of nave roof. Foundation stone in south wall of chancel: This stone was laid by Constance, Countess of Derby, Sept 14th 1901. The simple interior is plastered above oak dado. Oak queenpost trusses to nave; through purlins to chancel; rafters and diagonal-boarded underdrawing, all of oak. Simple oak pews. Bowl-shaped stone font on base with corner-shafts and stiff-leaf capitals. The church was built, to commemorate the safe return of the Earl of Derby's sons from the Boer War, using Estate masons and carpenters.

Listing NGR: SJ9845468788

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 26 January 2017.

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War Memorials Register, accessed 26 January 2017 from

National Grid Reference: SJ 98454 68788


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