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Church of St Thomas the Apostle

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple North, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3969 / 53°23'48"N

Longitude: -2.0287 / 2°1'43"W

OS Eastings: 398186

OS Northings: 388900

OS Grid: SJ981889

Mapcode National: GBR GY85.L0

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.TW36

Plus Code: 9C5V9XWC+QG

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas the Apostle

Listing Date: 20 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441329

Location: Marple, Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Mellor

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description

SJ 98 NE MARPLE CHURCH ROAD
(west side)
Mellor

7/72 Church of
St. Thomas
20.12.67 the Apostle

G.V. II


Church. Tower C15 on C12 foundations, otherwise rebuilt
early C19. Coursed rubble tower otherwise watershot stone
with ashlar dressings. Nave with west tower, porch and
chancel (formerlywith 3-sided gallery). 4-bay nave with
round-headed windows and 1-bay chancel with pointed windows
all with impost blocks and keystones. Porch between bays 3
and 4 has a segmental-headed doorway, commemorative plaque
of 1815, a round-headed window and coped gable with
kneelers. Pointed-arch east window with keystone. 3-stage
tower has C17 door surround within a C15 arch, diagonal
weathered buttresses, quoins, a castellated parapet with
enriched finials. C15 mullion and transom west window, 2-
light belfry openings and clock faces. Interior: pointed
tower arch. 3 box pews, Anglo-Saxon drum-shaped font with
crude carvings of a man on horseback, early C14 pulpit
carved out of a single piece of oak has traceried panels and
was restored in C19. Stained glass late C19.


Listing NGR: SJ9818688900

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