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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: 1206917

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, HIGH STREET
CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, ST GEORGES PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390998

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MACCLESFIELD

SJ9172 HIGH STREET 886-1/8/92 (East side) 17/03/77 Church of St George

GV II

Parish church. 1822-23, with later additions. Brick with stone dressings and Welsh slate roof. Classical style, with pedimented liturgical west front, divided by pilasters into 3 bays. Stone portico with plain entablature carried on Tuscan columns. Central paired entrance doors with radial fanlights, separated by a single 16-pane sash window. Central Venetian window in stone architrave above in segmentally-arched recess beneath the gable apex. Round-arched 30-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged brick heads in full-height segmentally-arched recesses each side. Return elevations to (liturgical) north and south of 7 bays arcaded by giant pilasters. Round-arched upper windows with radial glazing linked by continuous hoodmoulding, and 30-pane sash windows below. Eastern gable has central segmentally-arched panel with lunettes each side. Chancel with Venetian window a later addition, together with vestries to north and south. The church was built as a speculation and was originally intended as a Congregational Church. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N and Hubbard, E.: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1979-).

Listing NGR: SJ9184272976

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 91842 72976

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