SD6801 : St George's Church, Tyldesley

taken 2 years ago, near to Tyldesley, Wigan, Great Britain

St George's Church, Tyldesley
St George's Church, Tyldesley

St George's Church is an Anglican parish in the Leigh deanery in the archdeaconry of Salford and the diocese of Manchester. The church, together with St Stephen's Church, Astley and St John's Church, Mosley Common is part of the united benefice of Astley, Tyldesley and Mosley Common.

A Waterloo Church, it was founded as a chapel of ease of the parish church in Leigh in 1825, in a rapidly expanding township. A mistake with plans led to a larger church than the site could accommodate and extra land and money was donated to ensure the church could be completed. The church was extended at the east end and re-seated in the 1880s and has survived two fires in 1878 and 1966. It is a Grade II listed building LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Date (from Tags)
1825  1878  1966 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6883 0196 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.8033N 2:28.2906W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6888 0193
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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