1421-1698 (when the last gallery was erected to the north west of the nave), with later rebuilding and additions, especially in the nineteenth century
Victoria Street, Manchester
This Grade I listed building has great historic significance. Its origins lie in the thirteenth century, but it was rebuilt from 1421 when it became a collegiate church, with a chapter of priests leading daily masses for King Henry V. As the substantial parish church of St Mary, St George and St Denys, it reflected Manchester's early importance. Indeed it is still "one of the most impressive examples in England of a late medieval collegiate church" (Hartwell 45).
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