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Description: Church of St George
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212754
OS Grid Reference: SJ7674488196
OS Grid Coordinates: 376744, 388196
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3901, -2.3511
SJ 7688 SE ALTRINCHAM CHURCH STREET
10/2 Church of Saint
Church. Base of tower possibly 1799, tower and spire 1874,
chancel 1886 and considerable re-building completed about
1897. Nave by Paley and Austin. Red brick, terracotta
enrichments, slate spire and clay tile roofs. Nave,
aisles,west tower and porch; polygonal chancel with vestry
and side-chapel. 6-bay clerestory and aisles with stone
bands, flat buttresses and coupled semi-circular headed
windows with hoodmoulds (exept for north which re-uses the
stained glass, semi-circular headed windows and stone
tracery of the former church). 3-stage tower with spire,
recessed arched openings to belfry, blind arcade above and
corbelled brick eaves. Chancel has tall semi-circular
headed lights with terracotta enrichments, a 3-light east
window with a rose window below a decorated gable.
Interior: moulded brick semi-circular arched nave arcade on
circular columns with moulded capitals and bases. The
aisles continue to either side of the tower which is carried
on massive brick piers. King and queen-post roof trusses
with diagonally braced purlins. Stained glass.
Listing NGR: SJ7674488196
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Source: English Heritage
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