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St. George's Church

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Identification

St. George's Church
269120

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Usages

church

Facts

  • The church is built from local red Runcorn sandstone.
  • The church is Perpendicular Gothic in style.
  • The pinnacled tower is connected to the spire by flying buttresses.
  • Some of the interior fittings are Art Nouveau.
  • St. George's was described by the esteemed architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner thus: "even nationally speaking, a masterpiece of the latest historicism, designed just before the most original younger English architects began to turn away from the strict Gothic revival".
  • St. George's is Grade I Listed.
  • St. George's was designed to accommodate a congregation of 1,200.
  • Cited in Simon Jenkins' 'England's Thousand Best Churches'.
  • The church features a hammerbeam roof.

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Location

Buxton Road
SK2
Stockport
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

236.00 ft
236.00 ft
1897

Involved Companies

Hubert Austin
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