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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6302 / 55°37'48"N

Longitude: -2.0894 / 2°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 394466

OS Northings: 637402

OS Grid: NT944374

Mapcode National: GBR F3VB.FK

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.WR66

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238064

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

FORD FORD VILLAGE
NT 9437
17/97 Church of St.
21.9.51 Michael and
All Angels
GV II*

Parish church. C13, extensively restored 1853 by John Dobson. Squared stone;
nave has Welsh slate roof, chancel clay tile roof. Nave with aisles, south
porch, chancel and north vestry; west bellcote.

Three-bay nave with porch to left. Each bay has pair of lancets; drip moulds
with head stops, the detail of 1853. South-west and south-east angle buttresses
are medieval; the eastern one has two trefoiled niches. North aisle of 1853.

West projection rising to monumental 2-tier bellcote, with paired lancet bell
openings on 1st tier and single lancet above, stone pyramidal roof. Window to
north of projection is an original lancet.

Five-bay chancel has C19 lancets with head stops. Three-light Geometric east
window.

Interior: early C13 two-bay south arcade has round piers and bases, octagonal
capitals and pointed double-chamfered arches; west pier has dogtooth. Octagonal
responds, the west respond with a C13 head stop. North arcade and chancel arch
by Dobson. West lancet has shouldered rere-arch. Trefoiled piscina in south-
east corner of nave. Six medieval grave slabs or parts of slabs set in floor
at west end of nave. Elaborate Decorated stone reredos of 1892 by W.S. Hicks.
War memorial of c.1920 in coloured marble with ceramic picture of St. George.

Northumberland County History: Volume XI.


Listing NGR: NT9446637402


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 21 August 2017.

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