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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Stockport skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Stockport architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Stockport are included on this list. Information about these Stockport buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Stockport and older historic landmarks.

Buildings include everything from Church of St. John the Evangelist to Staircase House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Stockport?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Stockport. Famous architectural houses within the city of Stockport are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Church of St. John the Evangelist


Church of St. John the Evangelist is a historic Episcopal church on Chittenden Road in Stockport, Columbia County, New York. It was built in 1845 and is a one story, rectangular wood frame building in the Carpenter Gothic style. It features a projecting center entrance tower and steep gable roofs. The adjacent cemetery contains approximately 2,200 burials from 1821 to the present. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. ...more

City/Town: New York, USA

Style: Gothic Revival architecture

St. Elisabeth's Church is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Stockport Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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St. Elisabeth's Church


St. Elisabeth's Church is an Anglo Catholic church in Reddish, Stockport designed by Alfred Waterhouse in the Victorian Gothic style. It is a grade I listed building. ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse

Created By: Alfred Waterhouse

Plaza Cinema, Stockport is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Stockport Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Plaza Cinema, Stockport


The Plaza Super Cinema and Variety Theatre cinema in Stockport, England opened in 1932 and is now a Grade II* listed building. After being a bingo hall for many years, it has now been restored as a cinema and theatre, showing classic films and staging live shows. In 2009, volunteers embarked on an restoration of The Plaza to its original configuration in 1932. Most of the fa├žade has now been unveiled and sports new name sign as well as red and green side panels, all constructed with neon lighting. The entire face has also been completely restored to its original cream ensemble. Since 2011 it has been the annual host to the Screen Stockport Film Festival. ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom

Stockport Town Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Stockport Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Stockport Town Hall


Stockport Town Hall is a building in Stockport, England, that houses government and administrative functions. It was designed by architect Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas who had previously designed Belfast City Hall. It was opened by the then Prince and Princess of Wales in July 1908. To commemorate the Royal visit, part of Heaton Lane, a main shopping street in the town, was renamed Prince's Street. Council and committee meetings take place during the evening in three oak-panelled committee rooms and in a traditional Council Chamber. The chamber has elaborate plasterwork, brass chandeliers and decorative carvings on oak benches. The civic collection of silver, some of which dates from the 15th ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas

Created By: Alfred Brumwell Thomas