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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Weeton-with-Preese, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7996 / 53°47'58"N

Longitude: -2.9358 / 2°56'8"W

OS Eastings: 338460

OS Northings: 434103

OS Grid: SD384341

Mapcode National: GBR 7SYH.6P

Mapcode Global: WH859.WR5J

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183647

Location: Weeton-with-Preese, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Civil Parish: Weeton-with-Preese

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Weeton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

WEETON WITH PREESE CHURCH ROAD
SD 33 SE
Church of St.Michael
8/77
-
- II

Church, 1842, enlarged 1851 (Pevsner). Red brick with stone dressings, slate
roof with bellcote at west gable. Nave with north porch, chancel with south
vestry. Very simple Early English style. Buttressed 4-bay nave has coupled
lancets in each bay except 3rd which has gabled porch with 2-centred arch;
stepped triple lancet west window (entrance to basement boiler room below).
Slightly lower chancel,of one bay has similar windows, and small gabled vestry
on south side. Interior: arch-braced and strutted kingpost roof of stout
timbers; original pews with numbered doors; wooden minister's desk and pulpit
in matching style with simple Gothic traceried panels; west end, which is
raised over basement, has similar panelled rail and a small square organ (by
T. and C. Lane, Earl Shilton, Leics.); on south wall a framed parchment
records the laying of the foundation stone "of this church erected by public
subscription on a site granted by the Earl of Derby", on September 29th 1842,
by Thomas Clifton Esq., of Lytham Hall; and there is a decorated brass
memorial tablet in memory of the 15th Earl of Derby erected "by the servants
employed on his North Lancashire Estates 1893"; flanking east window are
painted commandment tables. Listed as apparently little-altered example of
its type and period.


Listing NGR: SD3846034103

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