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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.

Name: PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

List entry Number: 1067160

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, ST THOMAS'S PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
StockportMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-May-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210875

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History

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Details

701/6/16 ST THOMAS'S PLACE 14-MAY-52 (Centre of) PARISH CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

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1822-5, by George Basevi (his only surviving Commissioners church). The grandest classical church in the Manchester region and the only Commissioners church of the 1st grant in Cheshire. Built under the Million pound act of 1818 at a cost of £15,000. Design has affinities with Hawksmoor's St Alphage, Greenwich. Ashlar. Nave of 4 bays, aisles, north and south porches, lofty west tower rising to clock stage and cupola. The east end, formerly the main entrance front, has a giant hexastyle Ionic portico, with pediment. Notable interior with Corinthian colonnade over the galleries. Ionic altar-piece. The chancel was remodelled in l890 by Medland Taylor and the original seating has been replaced.

Listing NGR: SJ8979289647

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National Grid Reference: SJ 89790 89648

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