CHURCH OF ST CHRISTOPHER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1277234
Date first listed:
14-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CHRISTOPHER, SHRIGLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CHRISTOPHER, SHRIGLEY ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Pott Shrigley
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SJ 94448 79208

Details

SJ 97 NW POTT SHRIGLEY C.P. SHRIGLEY ROAD (West Side)

5/93 Church of St. Christopher 14/4/1967

GV I

Church: mainly C15, some later repairs and alterations. Coursed sandstone rubble and stone-slate roof. Nave and aisles of 2 bays, chancel, west tower and small south porch. Angle buttresses and rolled copings, 2 and 3-light windows of various forms, some with hood moulds ending in large stops carved as heads. West tower of 4 stages with deeply set west doorway and 2-light, louvred, bell opening; castellated parapet and pinnacles. Interior: South aisle arcade of octagonal piers, north aisle carried on a cluster of 3 colonnettes. Nave has slightly curved, open, wooden ceiling, carried on braces springing from moulded corbels. All major members are moulded. Chancel roof of open pitch type is otherwise similar. East window has sortie original stained glass restored in 1872. Early C18 baluster font. Box pews throughout nave and aisle brought from Gawsworth in C19. 2 bells by Robert Crowch, c.1430.

Tower and south aisle result from will of Geoffrey Downes of 1492. (Pevsner and Hubbard).

Listing NGR: SJ9444679209

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
407435
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

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: 11 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05850/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael J. A. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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