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Trinity United Reformed Church, Bowdon

Description: Trinity United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212797

OS Grid Reference: SJ7641287287
OS Grid Coordinates: 376412, 387287
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3819, -2.3561

Locality: Bowdon
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 2QL

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Listing Text


7/41 Trinity United
- Reformed Church

- II

Church with schoolroom at rear. 1872. Rock-faced stone,
ashlar dressings and slate roof: extension to schoolroom in
header bond brick. Nave with clerestory, aisles, transepts,
west porch, south-west tower and small 3-sided chancel.
Schoolroom and ancillary rooms to east. Projecting plinth,
bracketed eaves, steep roofs with coped gables. 3-bay aisles
and clerestory have weathered buttresses, 2-light openings
with Geometrical tracery to aisles and a type of plate
tracery to clerestory. Transepts have rose window and 3
lancets. 5-light west window above vestibule with enriched
parapet, window of 5 lancets, porch to left and tower to
right. 2-stage tower with weathered angle buttresses, 2-
light belfry openings and broach spire with gabled corner
canopies and lucarnes above on enriched band with grotesque
beasts. The schoolroom is treated similarly. Interior: all
faced in polychromatic brick. Double-chamfered brick arched
nave arcade with slender cast iron columns with foliated
stone capitals and bases, those carrying the transept arches
being coupled. Arch-braced roof, contemporary organ and good
stained glass especially to chancel.

Listing NGR: SJ7641287287

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Source: English Heritage

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