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Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels
Date Listed: 27 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149250
OS Grid Reference: SO6500265226
OS Grid Coordinates: 365002, 265226
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2841, -2.5144
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HANLEY CP HANLEY CHILD
SO 66 NW
4/57 Church of St Michael
5/57 and All Angels
Parish church. Built in 1807 on site of older building, altered 1864.
Sandstone rubble and tufa with sandstone ashlar dressings, brick dentilled
eaves cornice and plain tiled roofs. Base of west tower and continuous
nave and chanel. Base of west tower was retained after upper part fell
down in 1864; it was gabled continuing the main ridge and given a gabled
bellcote pierced with a pointed-arched opening in which is hung the single
uninscribed bell; the base forms the entrance porch and has a pointed door-
way in its west elevation. Nave and chancel: two large lancets in south
elevation and one in north elevation, all with plain glazing; to east of
north window is a large raking buttress. Y-traceried window in east end
which has retained its original quarry-leaded glass. Interior: plastered
throughout; oak panelling with frieze at east end and north-west of nave.
Early C19 altar rails with turned balusters and fluted posts. Mid-C19
octagonal stone font with pointed-lobed quatrefoil decoration. A small
simple early C19 church situated in close proximity to Court Farmhouse (qv).
(VCH 4, p 271; BoE, p 188).
Listing NGR: SO6500265226
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Source: English Heritage
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