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Statutory Address:

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Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 94154 90666


SJ 99 SW WERNETH CHURCH LANE (east side) Romiley

1/199 Church of - St. Chad

- II

Church. 1864-6. J. Medland Taylor. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and clay tile roof. Nave, aisles, transepts, north-west tower and polygonal apse. 3 bay aisles (no clerestory) with projecting plinth, weathered buttresses paired cusped lancets and overhanging eaves. 2 similar lancets to transepts with rose window above and a porch on short column to south only. Chancel has 2-light windows with plate tracery, a continuous sill band, an inscribed band and contrasting red sandstone voussoirs. Gablet vents on roof and coped gables with finials: 3-stage tower with angled weathered buttresses, one incorporating a stair turret; 1 and 2-light openings to each stage, enriched gabled clock surrounds and a broach spire with hipped lucarnes. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade with heavily enriched capitals depicting the 4 evangelists, St. Chad, Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort all in an early French Gothic manner. Scissor-braced roof trusses with a barrel vault to chancel. Chancel arch on corbelled colonnettes. Part Jacobean panelling to chancel, Caen stone pulpit, ornate reredos (1881), sedilia (1899) and stained glass, that to the chancel donated by John Bright.

Listing NGR: SJ9415490666


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05366/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Russ Hill. Source Historic England Archive
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