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Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 17 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 273339
OS Grid Reference: SJ8256653178
OS Grid Coordinates: 382566, 353178
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0755, -2.2617
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KIDSGROVE C.P. CROWN BANK, Talke (west
SJ 85 SW side)
5/55 Church of St. Martin
Parish church. 1794 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Red brick
with blue headers (Flemish bond); plain tile roof with shaped tile bands
and coped verges. 4-bay nave with apsidal chancel and C19 north transept.
Nave. Round headed windows with raised keys and Y-traceried glazing
bars. C19 pointed west door with panelled spandrels, flanked by 2 lancet
stair windows with 4-centred heads and hood moulds. Central first floor
window with round head and hood mould and small gable window with round
head springing from an impost band. C19 square bellcote with pyramidal
lead covered roof. Chancel. Round-headed east window with raised keystone
and moulded arch springing from imposts; glazing bars in a Decorated
tracery pattern. Transept. Rough faced ashlar; plain tile roof with
shaped tile bands and stone coped verge. Pointed north window of 3
lights with cusped heads and Decorated tracery of early C14 character;
sill string stepped down to east and west. East door with moulded surround
and shouldered head. Interior. West gallery with panelled rail.
C18 King-post roof over the nave. Semi-circular chancel arch with pan-
elled casing, flanked by a pair of console brackets, each supporting
a wooden stake. Arched-braced collar roof over transept.
Listing NGR: SJ8256653178
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Source: English Heritage
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