CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1330090
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, FORD LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, FORD LANE

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 70141 56626

Details

SJ 75 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF CREWE FORD LANE (Coppenhall) 2/48 Church of St.Michael

II

Parish Church; Chancel 1883 by James Brooks and nave 1907-10 by J.Brooks, Son and Adkins (Pevsner). On the site of a circa 1373 timber framed church. Accrington type red brick with slate roof in Lancet style. 4-bay nave, side aisles and transepts. Blue brick plinth, stone sill band and stone lancet windows with hood moulds and stained glass. The west entrance has oak studded door in recessed splayed opening with level stone transome carrying 5 lancets below the gothic arch. Plain stone eaves cornice to aisles roof, moulded brickwork to eaves of nave. Copings to gables. Copper covered fleche over the crossing. Interior: Monumental and stone faced. Gothic arcades off clusters of four shafts separate nave from side aisles. Lofty arches to chancel, nave and transepts. Chancel is flanked north by the organ and south by a chapel, both enclosed with dual openings to chancel and aisles. The west end of the nave is the baptistery separated by three-arch arcade. Ikon style painted reredos to altar and oak pulpit on inverted conical base. Alabaster wall memorials and stations of the cross in timber frames. Marble font on marble shafts with crocketted oak cover. Chancel has arched braced roof and nave King post trusses with braces to curved principal rafters and ridges. All have boarded soffites.

Listing NGR: SJ7014156626

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
56691
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01627/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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