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Church of St Michael, Urmston

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212985

OS Grid Reference: SJ7472993965
OS Grid Coordinates: 374729, 393965
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4418, -2.3819

Location: The Village, Trafford M41 6HS

Locality: Urmston
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: M41 6HS

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(South side)
Church of St Michael

The address shall be
amended to read

(Flixton) (South side)
Church of St Michael


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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