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Church of Saint Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton upon Mersey, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.4235 / 53°25'24"N

Longitude: -2.34 / 2°20'24"W

OS Eastings: 377500

OS Northings: 391909

OS Grid: SJ775919

Mapcode National: GBR DX3V.5H

Mapcode Global: WH98P.06ZT

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212926

Location: Trafford, M33

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashton upon Mersey

Built-Up Area: Sale

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ashton-upon-Mersey St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/167 Church of Saint
- Mary Magdalene

- II

Church. 1874. Wilson and Oldham. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings and clay tile roof. Wide nave with
transepts; chancel with organ chamber and south-east tower.
Victorian Gothic. Stone plinth, weathered buttresses, steep
roof with coped gables and finials. 4-bay nave has porch in
bay 1, with arched door opening and colonnettes, and 3-light
windows in the others with Geometrical tracery. The transept
has a 4-light window over a small porch and angled
buttresses. 3-stage tower has set back weathered buttresses,
octagonal corner stair turret, 2-light belfry openings,
heavy octagonal pinnacles and a spire with gabled lucarnes
and a weather-cock. 2-bay chancel with 5-light east window.
Interior: arch-braced roof trusses. Ornately carved chapel
screen, rood screen and pulpit. Chancel arch on twin
colonnettes, ornately painted chancel roof and alabaster and
mosaic reredos. Stained glass.

Listing NGR: SJ7750091909

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

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