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Latitude: 53.4099 / 53°24'35"N
Longitude: -2.2821 / 2°16'55"W
OS Eastings: 381344
OS Northings: 390378
OS Grid: SJ813903
Mapcode National: GBR DYH0.QC
Mapcode Global: WH98P.XKG8
Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels
Location: Manchester, M23
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Listing Date: 16 January 1981
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 454833
Source ID: 1271360
SJ89SW ORTON ROAD, Northenden
698-1/8/782 (East side)
16/01/81 Church of St Michael and All Angels
Church. 1937, by N.F.Cachemaille-Day. Red brick in English
bond with some stone dressings (roof concealed). Star-shaped
plan formed by the diagonal intersection of 2 unequal squares,
plus a wide rectangular narthex enclosing the west end. The
main vessel is a lofty structure with plain walls, sill-band
carried round, and plain parapet, except for the upper part of
each side of the cardinal projections, which have windows in
tall intersecting Romanesque arcading with Y-tracery, all in
brick, with a central pilaster strip rising to a moulded
cornice. Large plain cross rising from roof. The single-storey
flat-roofed narthex has coupled plain rectangular doorways in
the centre and 3 narrow rectangular lancets to each side.
Interior (as reported 16.01.81): ingenious plan with lofty
columns supporting flat ribbed roof. Forms group with Rectory
attached to south side (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SJ8134490378
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