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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: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

List entry Number: 1067194

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, BUXTON ROAD

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: 10-Mar-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210784

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for: BUXTON ROAD 1. (West Side) 5036 Church of St George SJ 9088 12/48 SJ 8988 16/48

B GV

The Grade shall be amended to read Grade I.

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BUXTON ROAD 1. (West Side) 5086 Church of St George

SJ 9088 12/48 SJ 8988 16/48 B GV

1896-7. Architects, Austin and Paley, General character Perpendicular of the end of the Gothic Revival, with traces of Art Nouveau. Splendid large building in ashlar. Crenellated crossing tower with carved inscription with spire between thin flying buttresses connecting it with 4 pinnacles, with whole about 230 ft high. East window of 7 lights between heavy buttresses. West window of 7 lights Interior has 6 bays before crossing: wide high nave with attractive wooden ceiling. Organ case by Austin. Built at the expense of George Farm, a brewer, who also gave the Vicarage and the School (qv). His grave is marked by a miniature replica of the church spire.

St George's Church, St George's Church of England Primary School and Secondary Modern Schools, Wall and gate piers form a group with the Vicarage.

Listing NGR: SJ8999288929

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National Grid Reference: SJ 89992 88933

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