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Church of St Edmund

A Grade II Listed Building in Whalley Range, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4531 / 53°27'11"N

Longitude: -2.2529 / 2°15'10"W

OS Eastings: 383300

OS Northings: 395174

OS Grid: SJ833951

Mapcode National: GBR DGT.V5

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.CGDN

Plus Code: 9C5VFP3W+6R

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 13 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387876

Location: Whalley Range, Manchester, M16

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Whalley Range

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

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698-1/4/825 Church of St Edmund


Church. 1881, by H.R.Price. Coursed squared sandstone rubble,
slate roof. Geometrical style. Seven-bay nave with north and
south aisles, polygonal apse, unfinished north-east tower.
Nave has clerestory of paired 2-centred arched single-light
windows with trefoil tracery, large 6-light west window with
multifoil tracery; apse has gabled traceried lancets with
shafts. North aisle has gabled porch at west end with moulded
2-centred arch including shafts. Square tower built to first 2
stages only, with angle-buttresses, foundation stone dated
July 1881, and east doorway moulded in 4 orders, under gablet.
Interior: lofty arcades of polished granite coulmns and
moulded 2-centred arches; chancel arch with corbelled shafts;
elaborate open-truss timber roof to nave, wooden barrel-vault
roof to chancel; stone wall to chancel with inbuilt pulpit and
lectern (sounding board to pulpit); residual gables over
lancet windows of apse, with intervening shafts; baptistery at
west end of south aisle enclosed by glazed Gothic screen,
containing marble font; stained glass in apse by Shrigley and
Hunt c.1912. No longer in use for worship.

Listing NGR: SJ8330095174

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