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Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4158 / 53°24'56"N

Longitude: -2.0552 / 2°3'18"W

OS Eastings: 396425

OS Northings: 390996

OS Grid: SJ964909

Mapcode National: GBR GX2Y.V8

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.DDKR

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441970

Location: Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

Built-Up Area: Marple

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Werneth (Compstall) St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 SE WERNETH COMPSTALL BROW
(north-east
side)
Compstall
2/203 Church of
- St. Paul

G.V. II


Church. 1839-40 for Andrew family, chancel 1866 by James
Hunt, vestry 1905. Tooled ashlar with slate roof; the
chancel is rock-faced snecked stone. Plan and style like a
galleried Commissioners' church. 7-bay nave with projecting
plinth and small eaves cornice. Each bay has a plain lancet
window and a weathered buttress (diagonal at corners). 3-
stage central west tower with diagonal weathered buttresses,
clock faces in stage 2, lancets to belfry and coped parapet
(pinnacles missing). 2-bay polygonal chancel with similar
lancets and buttresses and a 3-light east window. Interior:
plain with west gallery and stained glass.


Listing NGR: SJ9642590996

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

Description

SJ 99 SE WERNETH COMPSTALL BROW
(north-east
side)
Compstall
2/203 Church of
- St. Paul

G.V. II


Church. 1839-40 for Andrew family, chancel 1866 by James
Hunt, vestry 1905. Tooled ashlar with slate roof; the
chancel is rock-faced snecked stone. Plan and style like a
galleried Commissioners' church. 7-bay nave with projecting
plinth and small eaves cornice. Each bay has a plain lancet
window and a weathered buttress (diagonal at corners). 3-
stage central west tower with diagonal weathered buttresses,
clock faces in stage 2, lancets to belfry and coped parapet
(pinnacles missing). 2-bay polygonal chancel with similar
lancets and buttresses and a 3-light east window. Interior:
plain with west gallery and stained glass.


Listing NGR: SJ9642590996

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