CHURCH OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS AND ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1270568
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Jun-1994
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS AND ST JAMES, WILBRAHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS AND ST JAMES, WILBRAHAM ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 85509 94043

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ89SE WILBRAHAM ROAD, Fallowfield 698-1/9/689 (North side) 03/10/74 Church of the Holy Innocents and St James (Formerly Listed as: WILBRAHAM ROAD, Fallowfield (North side) Church of Holy Innocents)

GV II

Church. 1870-2, by Price and Linklater. Coursed yellow sandstone rubble with red sandstone dressings, steeply-pitched slate roof with diaper pattern of green slates. Gothic style of c.1200, all openings 2-centred arched with cusped heads. Nave with north and south aisles, south-west porch, south-east steeple, apsidal-ended chancel with south chapel and north vestry. The free-standing square 4-stage tower, with angle buttresses, corner pinnacles and octagonal spire with lucarnes, has a south doorway with set-in shafts and moulded head with ball-flower ornament, a 2-light window to the 2nd stage, circular clockfaces to the 3rd stage, and coupled 2-light belfry windows and corbel-tables to the top stage. The 5-bay aisles have buttresses and 2-light windows with quatrefoils in the heads, and the gabled porch to the south aisle has a doorway with double-chamfered surround and set-in shafts; the nave has a clerestory of 2 single-light windows to each bay, and a tripartite west window set in a blank arch, with a transomed 3-stage 2-light centre and 2-stage side lights. The 3-bay chancel with buttressed apse has 2-light windows with multifoils in the heads, under linked crocketed gablets. Parallel 2-bay south chapel in similar style. Interior not inspected. Forms group with former school to east (now the Queen of Hearts Public House, q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8550994043

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458252
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: 03 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/01463/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Leo Jacobs. Source Historic England Archive
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