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© Mr Patrick Norris

IoE Number: 213516
Location: CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE, ELLIOTT STREET (south side)
  TYLDESLEY, WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 27 March 2002
Date listed: 18 July 1966
Date of last amendment: 18 July 1966
Grade II

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TYLDESLEYELLIOTT STREETSD 60 SE(south side)2/47Church of18/7/66St. George

TYLDESLEY ELLIOTT STREET SD 60 SE (south side) 2/47 Church of 18/7/66 St. George G.V. II Church. 1821-4. By Sir Robert Smirke for the Church Commissioners. Chancel extended in 1887. Dressed stone. Nave with clerestory and aisles; west tower, chancel and vestry. Gothick. 7-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, coped parapet and weathered buttresses which are set diagonally at the corners and have crocketed pinnacles. Each bay has a 2- light aisle window with plain tracery and a clerestory window with Y-tracery and hoodmoulds. Porch in westernmost bay. The chancel, which forms a continuation of the nave, has a 2-light window,and a 3-light east window all with Geometrical tracery. 3-stage tower with weathered diagonal buttresses, west door, second stage lancet window, and 3 lancet belfry openings. An octagonal spire is set behind a parapet and crocketed corner pinnacles from which spring flying buttresses. Interior: Double-chamfered nave arcade arches on octagonal columns. Cambered roof structure with timber ceiling. West gallery. Timber fittings include screens, pews, stalls, pulpit etc. James Mort wall memorial, 1855, by Garner of Manchester.

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