Christ Church, Moss Side, Manchester

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Christ Church in Lloyd Street North, Moss Side, Manchester, England, is an Anglican church of 1899–1904 by W. Cecil Hardisty. It was designated a Grade II* listed building on 24 April 1987.[1]

The church is of red brick in an "Arts and Crafts Perpendicular" style.[2] Pevsner considered it Hardisty's "best (building) in Manchester".[2] Decoration is concentrated on the west front, "where a bellcote sits roughishly on one shank of the gable".[2] Most of the original furnishings have gone, although some replacement pieces have been brought in from demolished churches—such as the reredos from St Edward, Holbeck, Leeds.[2]

Images of Christ Church, Moss Side, Manchester, UK:
Christ Church, Hulme 2.jpg Christ Church Moss Side - nave windows.jpg Decoration to side of altar and statue - Christ Church Moss Side.jpg Christ Church - Moss Side - from Upper Lloyd Street.jpg Lights in nave of Christ Church - Moss Side.jpg

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  • Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2004). Lancashire: Manchester and the South East. The Buildings of England. New Haven, CT; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-10583-5.

Coordinates: 53°27′33″N 2°14′10″W / 53.4592°N 2.2362°W / 53.4592; -2.2362