SJ9494 : St George's Church and Lychgate

near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

St George's Church and Lychgate
St George's Church and Lychgate
The construction of the church began in 1831 and it was consecrated the following year. Originally built as a chapel to Stockport St Mary, St George’s became the parish church for part of Hyde township in 1842.

St George’s Church is a Grade II listed building (LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

This view is from Great Norbury Street.
St George's Church, Hyde
Prior to 1831, the Church of England had no place of worship in the township, and for ecclesiastical purposes Hyde was connected with the Parish Church of Stockport, which place many of the inhabitants attended. Others worshipped at Mottram, or at Denton Old Church.

The construction of the church began in 1831 and it was consecrated the following year. St. George's was first formed into an ecclesiastical parish in 1843.

Details of the early history of St George's can be found at (LinkExternal link The Annals of Hyde: St George's Church)

St George’s Church is a Grade II listed building (LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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Wednesday, 16 November, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 18 November, 2011
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City, Town centre  Religious sites 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9484 9442 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.7912N 2:4.7494W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9482 9444
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