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Description: Church of St George
Date Listed: 16 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 242608
OS Grid Reference: SK8185971259
OS Grid Coordinates: 481859, 371259
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2321, -0.7751
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SK 87 SW NORTH CLIFTON CHURCH LANE (west side)
1/83 Church of St. George
Parish church, C13, C14, C15, C19, C20. Coursed blue lias rubble, ashlar
dressings, Welsh slate and leaded roofs; west tower, nave, chancel, north
aisle, vestry, south porch. Tower, 3 stages, plinth and string courses,
diagonal buttresses, six setoffs, moulded battlemented parapet, 8 crocketed
pinnacles. West door C14, with label mould and C16 plank door; above triple
lancet C14; above 4 double lancet bell openings with label moulds and
decorated tracery. North aisle, 3 bays, one C14 double lancet, one C15 triple
lancet (restored), to west, C14 cove moulded ogee headed doorway with label
mould. diagonal buttress: east window C15 triple lancet. Vestry one bay
lean to, one C19 double lancet. Chancel: 2 bays, single C19 lancet to north,
east window triple lancet with panel tracery and hood mould (restored). 2
diagonal buttresses, 2 setoffs, coped gable with cross,to south off-centre priest's
door, 4 centred arched with square label mould, flanked by single C15 triple
lancets with hood moulds. Nave; 3 bays, 2 double, one triple C15 lancets with
hood moulds; clerestorey has 2 C15 2 light windows, string course, 2 anthro-
pomorphic gargoyles, moulded parapet, coped gable with crass. South porch
has moulded and chamfered doorway, gable and slate roof. 3 bay nave;
north arcade has 3 circular piers with circular and octagonal capitals, arches
chamfered and rebated, 5 C19 windows. North aisle has re-set mask corbel in
north-east angle, octagonal C17 font with shields in quatrefoil panels,
inscribed 'He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved. Mark 16'.
Fittings include pulpit C19, plain C19 pews and choir stalls, Royal Arms on
canvas, 2 C18 benefaction boards under tower. Chancel arch rebated and chamfered,
with filleted shaft responds with foliate capitals, C13. Tractarian wall
painting at east end; carved and painted timber reredos, 1882; C19 stained
glass. Piscina, C13 on stem in south wall. Communion table, C17 with C19
Listing NGR: SK8185971259
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Source: English Heritage
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