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Former Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardwick, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4724 / 53°28'20"N

Longitude: -2.2246 / 2°13'28"W

OS Eastings: 385185

OS Northings: 397321

OS Grid: SJ851973

Mapcode National: GBR DNL.Z7

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.SZTC

Plus Code: 9C5VFQCG+X4

Entry Name: Former Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387884

Location: Ardwick, Manchester, M12

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ardwick

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Longsight St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/20/474 (North side)

03/10/74 Former Church of St Thomas


Church, now community services centre. 1741, widened 1777 and extended eastwards 1831, tower added 1836 (by William Hayley). Red brick in Flemish bond with some sandstone dressings (roof concealed). Rectangular plan with west porch and tower. Simple Georgian style, with Italian campanile tower. Two-storey 7-window nave (originally 5 and 2 added) with rusticated quoins, moulded cornice, brick parapet with stone coping; round-headed windows to both floors, all with raised stone sills and small imposts, those at 1st floor with Y-tracery and those at ground floor altered. Shallow rectangular addition to west end with projecting square tower, matching quoins, modillioned cornice (carried round tower); round-headed west doorway to base of tower, with impost bands; narrow arcaded round-headed windows to 1st floor, with linking imposts; 3 stages of tower above the cornice, the 1st with slit windows in arcaded blank arches, the next with similar arcades to the front and clock-faces in the sides, and the top with 3-light open-arcaded belfry, prominent cornice and pyramidal roof with weathervane finial. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8518597321

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

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