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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 68838 01967


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.

Listing NGR: SD6883801967


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05832/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Patrick Norris. Source Historic England Archive
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