BROOKFIELD UNITARIAN CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1218832
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
BROOKFIELD UNITARIAN CHURCH, HYDE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BROOKFIELD UNITARIAN CHURCH, HYDE ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 88917 95918

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ89NE HYDE ROAD, Gorton South 698-1/5/701 (South side) 03/10/74 Brookfield Unitarian Church (Formerly Listed as: HYDE ROAD, Gorton (South side) Brookfield Unitarian Church)

GV II*

Unitarian church. 1869-71, by Thomas Worthington. Coursed sandstone rubble, slate roof. Early English style. Nave, north and south aisles, free-standing steeple attached to north aisle close to west end, chancel with transepts. The 4-stage tower with angle-buttresses, string-courses, embattled parapet with corner gargoyles and tall slender broach spire, has a 2-centred arched north doorway, one and 2 lancets to the next 2 stages, paired 2-light belfry windows with cusped lights, and lucarnes to the base of the spire. The 6-bay nave has 3-light clerestory windows, and the buttressed aisles 2-centred arched 2-light windows. Transepts of chancel have similar windows. Large east and west windows. Gable copings with kneelers and apex crosses. Interior (Pevsner): aisle arcades of sandstone on columns of pink polished granite; plastered walls. History: commissioned and endowed by Richard Peacock, engineer and partner in locomotive-building firm of Beyer and Peacock; cost »12,000; demonstrates ecumenical nature of later C19 Unitarianism.

Listing NGR: SJ8891595914

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388206
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: 25 Nov 2005
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