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Alderley Edge Methodist Church and Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Alderley Edge, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3007 / 53°18'2"N

Longitude: -2.2336 / 2°14'1"W

OS Eastings: 384526

OS Northings: 378216

OS Grid: SJ845782

Mapcode National: GBR DZV8.6J

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.N9KG

Entry Name: Alderley Edge Methodist Church and Church Hall

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58217

Location: Alderley Edge, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Alderley Edge

Built-Up Area: Wilmslow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley Edge St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 87 NW ALDERLEY EDGE C.P. CHAPEL ROAD
(North Side)

4/51 Alderley Edge Methodist
Church and Church Hall.

II

Methodist Church and Church Hall: 1863 by Hayley and Sons.
Hammer-dressed buff sandstone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate,
stone-coped roof. Nave, 2 side chapels and a south-west tower with
Church Hall behind. South road front of 2 storeys has a 4-light
window under a continuous label mould below and a sharply pointed
4-light window with a rose and cusped tracery. The 3-stage tower at
the right has a 2-light lancet below a single lancet above supported
on colonnettes and with dog tooth work on jambs. 3rd stage has
2-light louvred bell openings. Tower carries a broached spire with
lucarnes. To the sides, nave has 3 gabled 2-light windows with
septfoil or octofoil upper tracery and the projecting chapel has a
large rose window. The Church Hall is a further range to the rear
with simpler windows.
Interior: Door opens into porch under west gallery. Porch has line
of trefoil headed windows and the gallery is jettied forward with a
coving. Nave roof trusses of arch-braced principals on stone corbels,
collar and kingpost. Pointed chancel arch on short marble
colonnettes, the carved foliage on the capitals and the corbels is
open to the south and closed to the north. Heavy pine pulpit and
lectern with trefoil headed panels on colonnettes. Organ by A Young
and Sons Manchester 1881.

The church has a cast-iron bell said to be one of only two in the
country.


Listing NGR: SJ8452678216

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