CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206917
Date first listed:
17-Mar-1977
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, ST GEORGES PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, ST GEORGES PLACE

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 91842 72976

Details

MACCLESFIELD

SJ9172 HIGH STREET 886-1/8/92 (East side) 17/03/77 Church of St George

GV II

Parish church. 1822-23, with later additions. Brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Classical style, with pedimented liturgical west front, divided by pilasters into 3 bays. Stone portico with plain entablature carried on Tuscan columns. Central paired entrance doors with radial fanlights, separated by a single 16-pane sash window. Central Venetian window in stone architrave above in segmentally-arched recess beneath the gable apex. Round-arched 30-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged brick heads in full-height segmentally-arched recesses each side. Return elevations to (liturgical) north and south of 7 bays arcaded by giant pilasters. Round-arched upper windows with radial glazing linked by continuous hoodmoulding, and 30-pane sash windows below. Eastern gable has central segmentally-arched panel with lunettes each side. Chancel with Venetian window a later addition, together with vestries to north and south. The church was built as a speculation and was originally intended as a Congregational Church. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N and Hubbard, E.: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1979-).

Listing NGR: SJ9184272976

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390998
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

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: 16 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16487/14
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