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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: 1255027



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: 20-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458610

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SJ89SW WILMSLOW ROAD, Withington 698-1/8/669 (East side) 20/06/88 Church of St Paul


Church. 1841, by Hayley and Brown, with chancel and chapel added 1864 by J.Lowe. Red brick, slate roof. Nave embracing west tower; chancel and chapel. Simplified neo-Norman style. The 3-stage tower has clasping corner pilasters with tall loop-light slots to the 2nd stage, a stone band to each stage, a corbel table to the 2nd stage, and a plain brick parapet with octagonal brick corner pinnacles finished with stone spierlets; a round-headed west doorway with shafts, paired belfry openings above a clock, and corner pinnacles. The 6-bay nave has clasping corner pilasters finished with stone cornices and ogival pyramidal stone caps, a very tall and narrow lancet at each side of the west end, and pilastered side walls with a tall round-headed lancet and a corbel table to each bay. The 3-bay chancel has round-headed windows. Interior: broad aisleless nave with west gallery (and C20 suspended ceiling); round-headed chancel arch with angel corbels and foliated capitals, and similar decoration to entrance of chapel; open-truss chancel roof; some Victorian stained glass; neo-Perpendicular pulpit, lectern, and chancel stalls; neo-Gothic font.

Listing NGR: SJ8495092884

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84950 92884


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