SJ7586 : Church Brow and St Mary's Church, Bowdon

taken 5 years ago, near to Bowdon, Trafford, Great Britain

Church Brow and St Mary's Church, Bowdon
Church Brow and St Mary's Church, Bowdon, taken 5 years ago
Looking up Church Brow, towards St Mary's Church.

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, in the village of Bowdon is designated as a Grade II* listed building by English Heritage.

There has been a church on the site since at least as early as the time of the Domesday Book. It is likely that a new church was built in the 14th century and remodelled in the 16th century. The church was completely rebuilt between 1858 and 1860, although the 16th-century roofs of the aisles were retained and incorporated into the new structure.

LinkExternal link Church website
LinkExternal link - 360 degree virtual tour of the church interior.
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7582 8684 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.6713N 2:21.8962W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7576 8682
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