St Margaret's Church, Burnage
St Margaret's Church, Burnage Coordinates: Location Burnage, Manchester Country England Denomination Anglican Churchmanship Conservative Evangelical Website St Margaret, Burnage History Consecrated 15 March 1875 Architecture Status Parish church Functional status Active Architect(s) Paley and Austin Architectural type Church Groundbreaking 1874 Completed 1926 Specifications Materials Sandstone Administration Parish St Margaret, Burnage Deanery Heaton Archdeaconry Manchester Diocese Manchester Province York Clergy Rector Revd Ian Thompson Laity Reader Pam Corps, Pearl Hardy, Jane Thompson, Ron Neill
St Margaret's Church, Burnage, is in Burnage, a neighbourhood of Manchester, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Heaton, the archdeaconry of Manchester, and the diocese of Manchester.
The church was built in 1874–75 and designed by the Lancaster partnership of Paley and Austin. It was consecrated on 15 March 1875 by the Bishop of Manchester. It initially consisted of a nave, a chancel and a south aisle. The north aisle was added in 1911, and the baptistery and south porch in 1925–26. In 1998 the oak pulpit and choir stalls were removed, and the pews were replaced by chairs.
St Margaret's is constructed in sandstone. Its plan consists of a three-bay nave, north and south aisles, a south porch, a baptistery, and a chancel. The architectural style is Decorated. In the Buildings of England series, the authors describe the interior as "well-proportioned", and with a "single-framed roof". The reredos dates from 1885. The memorials to the World Wars have been designed to match the reredos; the inscriptions are on small tiles, separated by gold mosaic. The stained glass includes a window in the south aisle dated 1894 depicting Faith, Hope and Charity. In the south wall of the chancel is a window dating from about 1920 by Walter J. Pearce, and in the east of the south aisle is a window from about 1950 by T. F. Wilford. Also dating from 1950 is a window in the baptistery depicting Scouts, Guides, Cubs and Brownies. The two-manual organ was built by George Sixsmith and Son in 1973. It replaced an earlier three-manual organ.
- List of ecclesiastical works by Paley and Austin
- ^ St Margaret, Burnage, Church of England, http://www.achurchnearyou.com/burnage-st-margaret/, retrieved 24 July 2011
- ^ a b c d e Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2004), Lancashire: Manchester and the South-East, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, pp. 409–410, ISBN 0-300-10583-5
- ^ a b c Church History, St Margaret's Church, Burnage, http://www.stmargaret.co.uk/church-history-x/, retrieved 24 July 2011
- ^ Price, James (1998), Sharpe, Paley and Austin: A Lancaster Architectural Practice 1836–1942, Lancaster: Centre for North-West Regional Studies, p. 81, ISBN 1-86220-054-8
- ^ Lancashire (Manchester, Greater), Burnage, St. Margaret (N09330), British Institute of Organ Studies, http://www.npor.org.uk/cgi-bin/Rsearch.cgi?Fn=Rsearch&rec_index=N09330, retrieved 24 July 2011
- ^ Lancashire (Manchester, Greater), Burnage, St. Margaret (N09330), British Institute of Organ Studies, http://www.npor.org.uk/cgi-bin/Rsearch.cgi?Fn=Rsearch&rec_index=N02427, retrieved 24 July 2011
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