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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2534 / 53°15'12"N

Longitude: -2.1179 / 2°7'4"W

OS Eastings: 392233

OS Northings: 372940

OS Grid: SJ922729

Mapcode National: GBR FZNT.8G

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.FHQ6

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 28 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391125

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Macclesfield

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: St Peter Macclesfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


886-1/4/214 (North side)
Church of St Peter


Parish church. 1849. C&J Trubshaw. Roughly coursed and squared
rubble with scallop tiled roof. SW tower, nave with 2 lean-to
aisles and dormered clerestorey, chancel. Early English style.
EXTERIOR: W Door in base of tower, and SW doors in steep moulded.
Paired windows over, clock and paired bell chamber
lights in upper stage. Embattled parapet with angle pinnacles.
Spire planned but never built. Aisles divided into 5 bays (4
to south) by buttresses, each with lancet window. 3 steep
gabled dormers with lancet lights to roof. Vestry to NE.
Stepped triple lancet window to chancel.
INTERIOR: nave of 5 bays with stiffleaf capitals to
cylindrical piers. Western gallery with trefoiled traceried
panels and cast-iron rail. Arched braced roof with high set
collars carrying king posts. Patterned stained glass.
FITTINGS: font has blind trefoiled arcading to bowl carried on
clustered shafts. Elaborate woodwork lectern.

Listing NGR: SJ9223372940

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

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