SD7907 : St Mary's Parish Church

taken 8 years ago, near to Radcliffe, Bury, Great Britain

St Mary's Parish Church
St Mary's Parish Church
A grade I listed building.

A church has existed on the present site for over 1000 years, since Saxon times and the church structure has been adapted and modified over the years.

The oldest part of the church still in existence today is thought to be The Nave, built in the early 15th century by James de Radcliffe, the Lord of the Manor at the time. The Tower was rebuilt in 1665, and some of the original features were incorporated in the new tower during the rebuilding. The original clock (which has two faces) was fitted in 1785. In 1908, the present clock was fitted, and one of the old clock faces now forms part of the pavement outside the vestry door.

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SD7907, 170 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 January, 2010
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Category
Church (Church of England)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 796 075 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.8667N 2:18.4859W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 796 076
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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