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Church of St Martin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marple North, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.4009 / 53°24'3"N

Longitude: -2.0564 / 2°3'22"W

OS Eastings: 396349

OS Northings: 389345

OS Grid: SJ963893

Mapcode National: GBR GY23.LL

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.DS04

Plus Code: 9C5VCW2V+9F

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441062

ID on this website: 101241823

Location: St Martin's Church, Marple Bridge, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Low Marple St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Marple Bridge
7/53 Church of
- St. Martin


Church. 1869-70 by J.D. Sedding, for Maria Anne Hudson.
North chapel 1895-6 and aisle 1909 both by H. Wilson.
Snecked stone with ashlar dressings and clay tile roof;
timber-framed porch. Nave, chancel, porch, aisle and aisle
chapel. 3-bay nave with projecting plinth, heavy weathered
buttresses and a gabled timber-framed porch in bay 1.
Windows are of 2 lights with geometric tracery, 2 of which
are paired in bay 2. Coped gables and bellcote. 2-bay
chancel with 5-light east window. Interior: nave arcade
arches die into bold square columns. Wagon roof to nave,
arch-braced trusses to chancel. Chapel apse has vault with
trees and birds in relief. Inlaid altar table and communion
rail (Wilson). Reredos (C. Whall). Statue of St. Christopher
in a niche with marble surround. North windows by H. Bryams,
chancel windows by Morris, others by C. Whall. Plaster
relief of angels by Sedding. Art nouveau font cover with
pierced metal sphere on an inlaid and carved lid. Generally
an unpretentious exterior with a remarkably progressive

Listing NGR: SJ9634989345

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