CHURCH OF ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1241990
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 98186 88900

Details

SJ 98 NE MARPLE CHURCH ROAD (west side) Mellor

7/72 Church of St. Thomas 20.12.67 the Apostle

G.V. II

Church. Tower C15 on C12 foundations, otherwise rebuilt early C19. Coursed rubble tower otherwise watershot stone with ashlar dressings. Nave with west tower, porch and chancel (formerlywith 3-sided gallery). 4-bay nave with round-headed windows and 1-bay chancel with pointed windows all with impost blocks and keystones. Porch between bays 3 and 4 has a segmental-headed doorway, commemorative plaque of 1815, a round-headed window and coped gable with kneelers. Pointed-arch east window with keystone. 3-stage tower has C17 door surround within a C15 arch, diagonal weathered buttresses, quoins, a castellated parapet with enriched finials. C15 mullion and transom west window, 2- light belfry openings and clock faces. Interior: pointed tower arch. 3 box pews, Anglo-Saxon drum-shaped font with crude carvings of a man on horseback, early C14 pulpit carved out of a single piece of oak has traceried panels and was restored in C19. Stained glass late C19.

Listing NGR: SJ9818688900

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
441329
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: 16 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05749/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Neil Short. Source Historic England Archive
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