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© Mr Michael J. A. Smith

IoE Number: 441062
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARTIN, BRABYNS BROW (north side)
Photographer: Mr Michael J. A. Smith
Date Photographed: 07 May 2001
Date listed: 11 October 1985
Date of last amendment: 11 October 1985
Grade II*

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SJ 98 NEMARPLEBRABYNS BROW(north-westside)Marple Bridge7/53Church of

SJ 98 NE MARPLE BRABYNS BROW (north-west side) Marple Bridge 7/53 Church of - St. Martin G.V. II Church. 1869-70 by J.D. Sedding, for Maria Anne Hudson. North chapel 1895-6 and aisle 1909 both by H. Wilson. Snecked stone with ashlar dressings and clay tile roof; timber-framed porch. Nave, chancel, porch, aisle and aisle chapel. 3-bay nave with projecting plinth, heavy weathered buttresses and a gabled timber-framed porch in bay 1. Windows are of 2 lights with geometric tracery, 2 of which are paired in bay 2. Coped gables and bellcote. 2-bay chancel with 5-light east window. Interior: nave arcade arches die into bold square columns. Wagon roof to nave, arch-braced trusses to chancel. Chapel apse has vault with trees and birds in relief. Inlaid altar table and communion rail (Wilson). Reredos (C. Whall). Statue of St. Christopher in a niche with marble surround. North windows by H. Bryams, chancel windows by Morris, others by C. Whall. Plaster relief of angels by Sedding. Art nouveau font cover with pierced metal sphere on an inlaid and carved lid. Generally an unpretentious exterior with a remarkably progressive interior.

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