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Church of St George

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hulme, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4721 / 53°28'19"N

Longitude: -2.2592 / 2°15'33"W

OS Eastings: 382889

OS Northings: 397296

OS Grid: SJ828972

Mapcode National: GBR DFL.HB

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.8ZFL

Plus Code: 9C5VFPCR+R8

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388005

Location: Hulme, Manchester, M15

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Hulme

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hulme The Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/18/57 (North side)
03/10/74 Church of St George


Church. 1826-8, by Francis Goodwin, restored 1884 by
J.S.Crowther. Sandstone ashlar, slate roofs. Gothick
Perpendicular style. Nave with west tower, north and south
aisles under parallel roofs, diagonal porches at west ends of
these, and high polygonal apse. Tall west tower of 4 unequal
stages, with set-back buttresses completed as tall octagonal
traceried pinnacles with embattled tops and crocketed
spirelets; 2-centred arched west doorway with set-in shafts
and 3 orders of moulding, double doors with Perpendicular
tracery, traceried 2-light west window, clock-face over this,
coupled traceried 2-light windows to the 3rd stage, tall
set-back 4th stage with slender louvred and traceried belfry
window, open-work parapet and much carved ornament. Six-bay
aisles with buttresses finished as pinnacles rising through
embattled parapet, large 2-centred arched 3-light transomed
windows with Perpendicular tracery and hoodmoulds; diagonal
west porches with doorways similar to west doorway of tower,
and traceried 2-light windows. Embattled parapet to nave,
terminating in octagonal east turrets matching the pinnacles
of the tower. High polygonal apse. Interior not inspected but
reported as having: galleries; Perpendicular arcades; wall
monument to The Hon. George Berkeley Molyneux (d.1841), by
Edward Physick, in form of soldier mourning beside urn (these
details from Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SJ8288997296

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 January 2017.

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