SJ9391 : St Mark's, Bredbury & Woodley

taken 5 years ago, near to Romiley, Stockport, Great Britain

St Mark's, Bredbury & Woodley
St Mark's, Bredbury & Woodley
St Mark's viewed from Redhouse Lane.
St Mark's, Bredbury and Woodley
St Mark's Church lies between Redhouse Lane and Stockport Road. It serves the joint parish of Bredbury and Woodley. It is a grade II listed building. LinkExternal link

It was built 1847-8 by Shellard for the Church Commissioners with dressed stone, ashlar and slate roofs. It has a 3-sided gallery plan with small chancel and a west tower flanked by entrance bays. There is a 5-bay nave and aisles without clerestory. Projecting stone plinth, sill band, eaves band, coped parapet and coped gables with octagonal corner pinnacles. Each bay has paired lancets with colonnettes and a weathered gableted buttress (angled at corners).

The 5-stage tower has set-back buttresses which are transformed at the fifth stage in octagonal corner columns to rise as ornate pinnacles. There is a clock in the third stage and 2-light belfry openings with clock and parapet above.

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Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Place (from Tags)
Woodley  Bredbury 
Date (from Tags)
1847 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9311 9192 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.4417N 2:6.3089W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9309 9189
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Parish Church  Grade II Listed 

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