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Church of St George

A Grade I Listed Building in Davenport and Cale Green, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.3971 / 53°23'49"N

Longitude: -2.152 / 2°9'7"W

OS Eastings: 389992

OS Northings: 388933

OS Grid: SJ899889

Mapcode National: GBR FYD4.XY

Mapcode Global: WHB9W.XWF2

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 10 March 1975

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210784

Location: Stockport, SK2

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Davenport and Cale Green

Built-Up Area: Stockport

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stockport St George

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 9088 12/48,
SJ 8988 16/48

BUXTON ROAD (West Side),
Church of St George



1896-7. Architects, Austin and Paley, General character Perpendicular of
the end of the Gothic Revival, with traces of Art Nouveau. Splendid large
building in ashlar. Crenellated crossing tower with carved inscription with
spire between thin flying buttresses connecting it with four pinnacles, with whole
about 230ft high. East window of seven lights between heavy buttresses. West
window of seven lights Interior has six bays before crossing: wide high nave with
attractive wooden ceiling. Organ case by Austin. Built at the expense of
George Fearn, a brewer, who also gave the Vicarage and the School (qv). His
grave is marked by a miniature replica of the church spire.

St George's Church, St George's Church of England Primary School and Secondary
Modern Schools, Wall and gate piers form a group with the Vicarage.

Listing NGR: SJ8999288929

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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