Christ Church, Wheelock

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Christ Church, Wheelock
Christ Church, Wheelock is located in Cheshire
Christ Church, Wheelock
Christ Church, Wheelock
Location in Cheshire
Coordinates: 53°07′29″N 2°22′35″W / 53.1248°N 2.3765°W / 53.1248; -2.3765
Location Wheelock, Cheshire
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Website Christ Church, Wheelock
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Alfred Price (chancel 1903)
Architectural type Church
Style Gothic Revival
Groundbreaking 1836
Completed 1902
Materials Brick
Parish Wheelock
Deanery Congleton
Archdeaconry Macclesfield
Diocese Chester
Province York
Vicar(s) Vacant

Christ Church is in Crewe Road, Wheelock, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Congleton, the archdeaconry of Macclesfield, and the diocese of Chester. Its benefice is united with those of St John the Evangelist, Sandbach Heath, and St Philip, Hassall Green.[1]


The nave of the church was built in 1836 as a chapel of ease. It was dedicated to Christ in 1843 by the Bishop of Chester.[2] The chancel was added in 1903, the architect being Alfred Price.[3]


The church is constructed in brick. Its windows are lancets, with a triple lancet at the west end. Also at the west end is a gabled bellcote.[3]

External features[edit]

In the church yard is a stone war memorial dating from about 1920 with a soldier in battledress.[3]


  1. ^ Christ Church, Wheelock, Church of England, retrieved 26 September 2011 
  2. ^ Christ Church, Wheelock, The united benefice of Sandbach Heath and Wheelock with Hassall Green, archived from the original on 19 September 2011, retrieved 26 September 2011 
  3. ^ a b c Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Hubbard, Edward; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2011) [1971], Cheshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, p. 666, ISBN 978-0-300-17043-6