St Luke's Church, Oakhanger

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St Luke's Church, Oakhanger
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St Luke's Church, Oakhanger
St Luke's Church, Oakhanger is located in Cheshire
St Luke's Church, Oakhanger
St Luke's Church, Oakhanger
Location in Cheshire
Coordinates: 53°05′15″N 2°21′09″W / 53.0875°N 2.3525°W / 53.0875; -2.3525
OS grid reference SJ 765 545
Location Church Lane, Oakhanger, Cheshire
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Website St Luke, Oakhanger
Dedication Saint Luke
Status Mission church
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 14 June 1984
Architectural type Chapel
Style Gothic Revival
Completed 1870
Materials Brick, tiled roof
Parish Alsager
Deanery Congleton
Archdeaconry Macclesfield
Diocese Chester
Province York
Vicar(s) Revd Toby May
Churchwarden(s) Geoff Chatterley
Andrew Smith
Parish administrator Debbie Preston

St Luke's Church is in Church Lane, Oakhanger, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican mission church in the parish of Christ Church, Alsager, the deanery of Congleton, the archdeaconry of Macclesfield, and the diocese of Chester.[1] The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.[2]


The building was originally a school-chapel with an attached master's house that was erected in 1870.[3]


St Luke's is constructed in red brick and stands on a blue brick plinth. It is roofed with blue tiles. The plan consists of a two-bay nave, a lower and narrower chancel, and a porch. On the ridge of the roof is a bellcote, set diagonally.[2] The windows have pointed arches and contain intersecting glazing bars.[3] Inside the church is an oak pulpit.[2] The altar incorporates a panel containing the figures of Faith, Hope, and Charity.[3]

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  1. ^ St Luke's Mission Church, Oakhanger, Church of England, retrieved 22 March 2012 
  2. ^ a b c Historic England, "The Church of St Luke, Haslington (1330072)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 March 2012 
  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. 392, ISBN 978-0-300-17043-6