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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 CLEMENT

List entry Number: 1254463

Location

CHURCH OF ST CLEMENT, ST CLEMENTS ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457290

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History

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Details

SJ 89 SW MANCHESTER ST CLEMENT'S ROAD (West side) 698-1/8/585 Chorlton-Cum-Hardy

20.16.1988 Church of St Clement

II

Church. 1861, by Pennington and Bridgen, with south transept and chancel of 1895 by W.Higginbottom. Coursed squared, sandstone rubble, slate roof with bands of fishscale slates. Geometric Gothic Revival style. Five-bay aisled nave with south-west tower, north-west porch, north and south transepts, 2-bay chancel. The tower has an octagonal belfry stage with shafts to trefoil-headed windows, and a short spire divided in to 2 stages by an arcade of lucarnes. The west end has a cusped west doorway moulded in 2 orders, with foliated caps to the shafts (now flanked by inserted windows). The aisles have 2-light windows, the north aisle has a timber-framed gabled porch of muscular design, and the nave has a clerestory of multifoiled oculi. The transepts have 3-light windows; and the chancel has a 5-light east window with a large multifoil in the head and a hoodmould with figured stops. Interior: altered, the west bays enclosed and a floor inserted, the remainder re-oriented; aisle arcades of 2-centred arches on alternately round and octagonal columns; clustered piers to former chancel; open-truss roofs to nave and chancel; very colourful stained glass in east window.



Listing NGR: SJ8125493802

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National Grid Reference: SJ 81254 93802

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