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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Whalley Range, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4554 / 53°27'19"N

Longitude: -2.2602 / 2°15'36"W

OS Eastings: 382816

OS Northings: 395432

OS Grid: SJ828954

Mapcode National: GBR DFS.9B

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.7DYW

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458153

Location: Manchester, M16

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Whalley Range

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Whalley Range St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ89NW WHALLEY ROAD, Whalley Range
698-1/4/831 (South East side)
03/10/74 Church of St Margaret

II

Church. 1848-9, by J.Harrison. Coursed sandstone rubble, red
tile roof with cockscomb ridge. Decorated style. Nave with
north and south aisles, north porch, west steeple, chancel
with north vestry and south chapel. The 3-stage tower has a
plinth with moulded gritstone coping, angle-buttresses, a
2-centred arched west doorway with moulded surround and
hoodmould with carved stops, a 2-light traceried west window
with trefoil lights and hoodmould, a lancet to the 2nd stage,
louvred belfry windows (like the first below but shorter), and
a broach spire which has large 2-light lucarnes at the base,
with louvres and crocketed gablets, small lucarnes on 2 levels
above, and a weathervane. The 5-bay nave has 2-light
clerestory windows with cusped traceried heads; the north
aisle has buttresses and segmental-pointed windows of 3
trefoil lights, and a gabled porch to the 2nd bay, with
diagonal buttresses, a moulded 2-centred arched doorway with
hoodmould, and coped gable with apex cross; the south aisle
has windows like those of the north aisle but with mouchette
tracery, and a 2-centred arched doorway with figured stops to
the hoodmould. The chancel and chapel have 3-light east
windows with elaborate mouchette tracery, and the chapel has
2-light windows also with mouchette tracery. Interior: not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8281695432

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

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