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Church of St Peter, Blackley

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Church of St Peter, Blackley
19th century stone church with side aisles and bell gable
Church of St Peter
Church of St Peter, Blackley is located in Greater Manchester
Church of St Peter, Blackley
Church of St Peter, Blackley
Location in Manchester
53°31′25″N 2°13′05″W / 53.5235°N 2.218°W / 53.5235; -2.218Coordinates: 53°31′25″N 2°13′05″W / 53.5235°N 2.218°W / 53.5235; -2.218
LocationBlackley, Greater Manchester
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipCentral
History
StatusParish church
DedicationSt Peter
Dedicated1844
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Heritage designationGrade II*
Architectural typeParish church
StyleGothic Revival architecture

The Church of St Peter in Old Market Street, Blackley, Manchester, England, is a Gothic Revival church of 1844 by E. H. Shellard.[1] It was a Commissioners' church erected at a cost of £3162.[1] The church is particularly notable for an almost completely intact interior.[1] It was designated a Grade II* listed building on 20 June 1988.[2]

The church is of "coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings".[2] The nave has buttresses and "clumsy" pinnacles and ends in a "blunt" west tower.[1] The interior is aisled and "particularly impressive for its complete (nineteenth century) interior with the extremely unusual survival of all the fine boxes and other pews".[2]

The churchyard contains the war graves of ten service personnel of World War I and seven of World War II.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d Hartwell, Hyde & Pevsner 2004, pp. 385–386.
  2. ^ a b c Stuff, Good. "Church of St Peter, Crumpsall, Manchester". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk.
  3. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report.

Bibliography

  • Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2004). Lancashire: Manchester and the South East. The Buildings of England. New Haven, CT; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-10583-5.



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