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Roman Catholic Church of St Chad and Presbytery st Chads Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheetham, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4922 / 53°29'31"N

Longitude: -2.2397 / 2°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 384195

OS Northings: 399528

OS Grid: SJ841995

Mapcode National: GBR DKC.Q4

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.KHP4

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Chad and Presbytery st Chads Presbytery

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387995

Location: Manchester, M8

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cheetham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/15/565 (East side)
03/10/74 Roman Catholic Church of St Chad,
and Presbytery


Includes: No.23 St Chad's Presbytery STOCKS STREET Cheetham.
Roman Catholic church with attached presbytery to rear.
1846-7, by Weightman and Hadfield. Coursed sandstone rubble,
slate roofs. Perpendicular style. Nave with south-west tower,
north and south aisles, chancel with north and south chapels.
The 3-stage tower, with angle-buttresses and narrow south-west
stair-turret, moulded and weathered plinth, string-courses,
embattled parapet with tall crocketed pinnacle over
stair-turret and small crocketed intermediate and corner
pinnacles, has a small 3-light west window with hollow moulded
surround, Perpendicular tracery and hoodmould, a small niche
with a statue at the corner of the stair-turret, a niche to
the 2nd stage, and 2 traceried belfry windows in each side
with Perpendicular tracery. The nave has paired 2-light
clerestory windows, a very large traceried 5-light west window
and a moulded doorway below this; the aisles have buttresses,
gabled porches, 2-centred arched 3-light windows, and large
figured gargoyles. The chancel has a large 5-light east
window. Interior: arcades of 2-centred double-chamfered arches
on octagonal piers with embattled caps. Presbytery attached to
south east corner, facing Stocks Street, 2 storeys with attic
and basement, has pointed arched windows and doorways.

Listing NGR: SJ8419599528

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