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Church of St George, Stockport

Description: Church of St George

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 210784

OS Grid Reference: SJ8999288933
OS Grid Coordinates: 389992, 388933
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3971, -2.1520

Location: Buxton Road, Stockport SK2 6HT

Locality: Stockport
County: Stockport
Country: England
Postcode: SK2 6HT

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
1. (West Side)
5036 Church of St George

SJ 9088 12/48
SJ 8988 16/48


The Grade shall be amended to read Grade I.


1. (West Side)
5086 Church of St George

SJ 9088 12/48
SJ 8988 16/48

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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