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Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2537 / 53°15'13"N

Longitude: -2.1237 / 2°7'25"W

OS Eastings: 391842

OS Northings: 372976

OS Grid: SJ918729

Mapcode National: GBR FZMT.0B

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.BGYZ

Plus Code: 9C5V7V3G+FG

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 17 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390998

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Macclesfield

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: St Barnabas Macclesfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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886-1/8/92 (East side)
17/03/77 Church of St George


Parish church. 1822-23, with later additions. Brick with stone
dressings and Welsh slate roof.
Classical style, with pedimented liturgical west front,
divided by pilasters into 3 bays. Stone portico with plain
entablature carried on Tuscan columns. Central paired entrance
doors with radial fanlights, separated by a single 16-pane
sash window. Central Venetian window in stone architrave above
in segmentally-arched recess beneath the gable apex.
Round-arched 30-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged
brick heads in full-height segmentally-arched recesses each
side. Return elevations to (liturgical) north and south of 7
bays arcaded by giant pilasters. Round-arched upper windows
with radial glazing linked by continuous hoodmoulding, and
30-pane sash windows below. Eastern gable has central
segmentally-arched panel with lunettes each side. Chancel with
Venetian window a later addition, together with vestries to
north and south.
The church was built as a speculation and was originally
intended as a Congregational Church.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N and Hubbard, E.:
Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1979-).

Listing NGR: SJ9184272976

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