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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II* Listed Building in Crawley, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.146 / 51°8'45"N

Longitude: -0.1798 / 0°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 527419

OS Northings: 140102

OS Grid: TQ274401

Mapcode National: GBR JK6.3CF

Mapcode Global: VHGSP.TGTB

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 21 June 1948

Last Amended: 23 February 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363337

Location: Crawley, West Sussex, RH11

County: West Sussex

District: Crawley

Town: Crawley

Electoral Ward/Division: Langley Green

Built-Up Area: Horley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Crawley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

CHURCH ROAD
1.
5403 Lowfield Heath

Church of St Michael
and All Angels
(formerly listed as
TQ 24 SE 1/14 21.6.48 Church of St Michael)
II*

Built in 1867. Architect William Burges. Style is Early C13 French Gothic. Cnancel,
north vestry, nave, western narthex and south-west tower, surmounted by pyramidal timber
spire covered in oak shingles. Walls of undressed local stone laid in thin regular
courses. Bath stone used for dressings. Plate tracery in wide windows of Nave, the
west window a large wheel window with sculpture representing the Four Ages of Man,
St Michael and the Dragon carved over west doorway. Timber narthex resting on stone
plinth and having tiled lean-to roof. Nave and chancel have steeply pitched roofs
covered with fishscale tiles. Internally the roofs are of pine, of 2 centred arch
form, pointed, boarded in, with tie beams and tall king posts.
(See Eastlake "History of the Gothic Revival" pages 416-417).


Listing NGR: TQ2741940102

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