Chapel Street with St Gregory's Mews

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Chapel StreetA charming little street that begins with the Church House Inn on one side with a terrace of stone cottages opposite (pictured left) which together won a Special Commendation in the Civic Society's Bollington in Bloom 2006. The top end of the street has a terrace of three cottages which are the converted St Gregory's School now known as St Gregory's Mews. At the end is a gate leading into the Catholic graveyard.

Approach off Church Street.

Leads to Silver Street, Harrop Road and Sowcar Way and Turner Rise, Catholic graveyard.

Nearest shops - Palmerston Street.

Nearest pubs - Church House in the street, Cotton Tree, The Turners.

Council Ward - East.


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The original St Gregory's church was located just inside and to the right in the present day graveyard. I believe that the original name for the street was Gold Street - why I'm not sure but it is adjacent to Silver Street and that probably provides a clue. But why would it have been changed?

Conservation

Conservation: This street is in the Bollington Conservation Area. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are subject to Article 4 Direction.