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IoE Number: 212754
Location: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH STREET (west side)
  ALTRINCHAM, TRAFFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 12 July 1985
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1985
Grade II

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SJ 7688 SEALTRINCHAMCHURCH STREET(west side)10/2Church of Saint-George

SJ 7688 SE ALTRINCHAM CHURCH STREET (west side) 10/2 Church of Saint - George - II Church. Base of tower possibly 1799, tower and spire 1874, chancel 1886 and considerable re-building completed about 1897. Nave by Paley and Austin. Red brick, terracotta enrichments, slate spire and clay tile roofs. Nave, aisles,west tower and porch; polygonal chancel with vestry and side-chapel. 6-bay clerestory and aisles with stone bands, flat buttresses and coupled semi-circular headed windows with hoodmoulds (exept for north which re-uses the stained glass, semi-circular headed windows and stone tracery of the former church). 3-stage tower with spire, recessed arched openings to belfry, blind arcade above and corbelled brick eaves. Chancel has tall semi-circular headed lights with terracotta enrichments, a 3-light east window with a rose window below a decorated gable. Interior: moulded brick semi-circular arched nave arcade on circular columns with moulded capitals and bases. The aisles continue to either side of the tower which is carried on massive brick piers. King and queen-post roof trusses with diagonally braced purlins. Stained glass.

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