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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Didsbury West, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4235 / 53°25'24"N

Longitude: -2.2567 / 2°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 383040

OS Northings: 391883

OS Grid: SJ830918

Mapcode National: GBR DXPV.7H

Mapcode Global: WHB9V.96NT

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 17 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456067

Location: Manchester, M20

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Didsbury West

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: West Didsbury Christ Church and St Christopher Withington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ89SW PRINCESS ROAD, Barlow Moor
698-1/8/506 (East side)
17/09/92 Christ Church

II

Church. 1881-2, by Henry Littler. Sandstone rubble with ashlar
dressings (roofs not visible). Gothic style of c.1300. Nave
with north and south aisles, west tower, chancel. Three-stage
tower with angle buttresses (small diagonal staircase in
south-east angle), moulded plinth, 2 string-courses, and plain
parapet, has shallow west porch with moulded 2-centred arched
doorway with set-in shafts, and steeply-pitched gable with
apex cross, coupled 2-centred arched west windows each of 2
cusped lights with double-chamfered surrounds, square
clock-face above these, and coupled 2-light belfry windows
with louvres; and in the south side a 2-light window at ground
floor, and a square window to the 2nd stage with 3 trefoil
lights and a band of quatrefoils. The 6-bay nave has
square-headed clerestory windows of 2 cusped lights
alternately with trefoils and quatrefoils in the head, and
parapets with ridged coping; the aisles have buttresses and
2-centred 2-light traceried windows. Two-bay chancel.
Interior: conventional aisle arcades of 2-centred arches on
octagonal piers.


Listing NGR: SJ8304091883

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

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