Heritage Open Day - Christ Church Macclesfield An Engineering Marvel

Bridge Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6EG

Tel: 07967 585 335

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Magnificent Georgian Church set in spacious grounds in heart of Macclesfield town centre.

Built in 1775 by local industrialist Charles Roe, Christ Church was constructed of brick, using innovative cast iron columns to support the galleries. This is a very early use of cast iron in a church and may reflect Roe's innovative and entrepreneurial character. The building has a huge interior including an encircling gallery. The large space is particularly enthralling for youngsters to explore. The organ is available to be played and visitors are most welcome to have a go. Closed for worship in 1981 and in the care of The Churches Conservation Trust. Opening arranged by volunteer 'Roe-naissance Group'. We are collecting memorabilia for display, reminiscences to capture and ideas for its future use.

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Max 12 people per tour/session. No booking required

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Christ Church and its grounds sit in the block between Bridge St, Great King St and Bond St, Macclesfield. Its tall square clock tower is a local landmark and there's an adjacent car park, accessed from Great King St. The church is located in the town centre with access to shops and other facilities. The church has extensive lawns ideal for picnicking. Usually open on last sunday of every month 11.00am to 4.00pm.

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Tel: 07967 585 335

Tel: 07967 585 335

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