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Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Macclesfield Forest and Wildboarclough
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SJ 98454 68788


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

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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05355/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bruce Beattie. Source Historic England Archive
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