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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 74729 93965


In the entry for

URMSTON CHURCH ROAD (South side) 4/23 Church of St Michael

The address shall be amended to read

URMSTON CHURCH ROAD (Flixton) (South side) Church of St Michael


URMSTON CHURCH ROAD SJ 79 SW (south side) (SJ 7493 NE) 4/23 Church of 29/6/66 St. Michael G.V. II* Church. Part of chancel C15, nave and aisles 1756, chancel rebuilt 1815, tower rebuilt and restored in 1731, 1824 and 1888, vestry C19. Ashlar with slate roof. Nave and chancel under continuous roof, pitched roofs to aisles and a central west tower. 5-bay south aisle and 3-bay north aisle with projecting plinth, round-arched windows with impost capitals and keystones, rusticated quoin strips and eaves cornice. South porch with gable pediment on attached columns. The chancel has a 3-light east window with cusped Y-tracery and weathered diagonal buttresses, both features which are repeated in the C19 vestry. Castellated 3-stage tower with round-arched west door, 3-light west window, broken pediment above 1731 plaque, 3-light round-arched belfry openings with hoodmoulds and keystones and finials above the castellations. Interior: 3-bay nave arcade with round arches on Tuscan columns. King-post roof trusses. Carved stone font, pulpit and reredos. Brass plaque to Richard Radcliffe of 1602, also early C19 wall plaques. Stained glass. Timber pews. R. Richards, Old Cheshire Churches, 1947.

Listing NGR: SJ7472993965


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Richards, R, Old Cheshire Churches, (1947)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/09663/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Patrick Norris. Source Historic England Archive
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