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Church of St Wilfrid and St Ann

A Grade II Listed Building in Miles Platting and Newton Heath, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5021 / 53°30'7"N

Longitude: -2.1906 / 2°11'26"W

OS Eastings: 387452

OS Northings: 400618

OS Grid: SD874006

Mapcode National: GBR DX7.9L

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.B72K

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfrid and St Ann

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454828

Location: Manchester, M40

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Miles Platting and Newton Heath

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Newton Heath

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SD80SE OLDHAM ROAD, Newton Heath
698-1/3/766 (North side)
20/06/88 Church of St Wilfrid and St Ann

II

Church. 1909, by Austin and Paley. Glazed red brick, with
sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Arts and Crafts
Perpendicular style. Four-bay nave on north-south axis with
2-bay chancel at north end, east and west aisles with integral
porches at south ends and bell-tower rising from south-west
corner of nave. The gabled south front has stone bands, a tall
canted bay to the gable of the nave with transomed and
traceried windows of 3 and 2 lights, and a checkered stone
parapet; to the left, a slab-like bell tower which presents
the narrow side, with a pilaster, and has a stone top stage
with transomed blind tracery to the front and a bell opening
in the side, with ogival moulded surround; and on each side a
moulded stone doorway into the aisles, that to the left with a
niche above containing a statue and that to the right with an
oculus above. The aisles have square-headed 2-light windows
and the nave has large segmental-pointed windows with
Perpendicular tracery. Five-light "east" window to chancel.
Interior (as reported 20.06.88): pink sandstone
hollow-chamfered arcades on octagonal piers without capitals;
open-truss roof; wooden reredos; low stone wall to chancel
with built-in wooden pulpit; stone font; neo-Gothic pews.


Listing NGR: SD8745200618

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SD80SE OLDHAM ROAD, Newton Heath
698-1/3/766 (North side)
20/06/88 Church of St Wilfrid and St Ann

II

Church. 1909, by Austin and Paley. Glazed red brick, with
sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Arts and Crafts
Perpendicular style. Four-bay nave on north-south axis with
2-bay chancel at north end, east and west aisles with integral
porches at south ends and bell-tower rising from south-west
corner of nave. The gabled south front has stone bands, a tall
canted bay to the gable of the nave with transomed and
traceried windows of 3 and 2 lights, and a checkered stone
parapet; to the left, a slab-like bell tower which presents
the narrow side, with a pilaster, and has a stone top stage
with transomed blind tracery to the front and a bell opening
in the side, with ogival moulded surround; and on each side a
moulded stone doorway into the aisles, that to the left with a
niche above containing a statue and that to the right with an
oculus above. The aisles have square-headed 2-light windows
and the nave has large segmental-pointed windows with
Perpendicular tracery. Five-light "east" window to chancel.
Interior (as reported 20.06.88): pink sandstone
hollow-chamfered arcades on octagonal piers without capitals;
open-truss roof; wooden reredos; low stone wall to chancel
with built-in wooden pulpit; stone font; neo-Gothic pews.


Listing NGR: SD8745200618

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