SJ9494 : Inside St George's

taken 3 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Inside St George's
Inside St George's
The original stained glass windows in St George's were destroyed when a bomb dropped on Church Street during WWII. It is hoped that new East windows will be installed in the church during 2015.
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church Interior 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9487 9442 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.7912N 2:4.7223W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9486 9441
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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