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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: 1254863



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


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458153

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SJ89NW WHALLEY ROAD, Whalley Range 698-1/4/831 (South East side) 03/10/74 Church of St Margaret


Church. 1848-9, by J.Harrison. Coursed sandstone rubble, red tile roof with cockscomb ridge. Decorated style. Nave with north and south aisles, north porch, west steeple, chancel with north vestry and south chapel. The 3-stage tower has a plinth with moulded gritstone coping, angle-buttresses, a 2-centred arched west doorway with moulded surround and hoodmould with carved stops, a 2-light traceried west window with trefoil lights and hoodmould, a lancet to the 2nd stage, louvred belfry windows (like the first below but shorter), and a broach spire which has large 2-light lucarnes at the base, with louvres and crocketed gablets, small lucarnes on 2 levels above, and a weathervane. The 5-bay nave has 2-light clerestory windows with cusped traceried heads; the north aisle has buttresses and segmental-pointed windows of 3 trefoil lights, and a gabled porch to the 2nd bay, with diagonal buttresses, a moulded 2-centred arched doorway with hoodmould, and coped gable with apex cross; the south aisle has windows like those of the north aisle but with mouchette tracery, and a 2-centred arched doorway with figured stops to the hoodmould. The chancel and chapel have 3-light east windows with elaborate mouchette tracery, and the chapel has 2-light windows also with mouchette tracery. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8281695432

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National Grid Reference: SJ 82816 95432


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