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© Mr J M Pickering

IoE Number: 56691
Location: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, FORD LANE
  CREWE, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr J M Pickering
Date Photographed: 22 August 1999
Date listed: 14 June 1984
Date of last amendment: 14 June 1984
Grade II

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SJ 75 NWFORMER BOROUGH OF CREWEFORD LANE(Coppenhall)2/48Church of St.Michael

SJ 75 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF CREWE FORD LANE (Coppenhall) 2/48 Church of St.Michael II Parish Church; Chancel 1883 by James Brooks and nave 1907-10 by J.Brooks, Son and Adkins (Pevsner). On the site of a circa 1373 timber framed church. Accrington type red brick with slate roof in Lancet style. 4-bay nave, side aisles and transepts. Blue brick plinth, stone sill band and stone lancet windows with hood moulds and stained glass. The west entrance has oak studded door in recessed splayed opening with level stone transome carrying 5 lancets below the gothic arch. Plain stone eaves cornice to aisles roof, moulded brickwork to eaves of nave. Copings to gables. Copper covered fleche over the crossing. Interior: Monumental and stone faced. Gothic arcades off clusters of four shafts separate nave from side aisles. Lofty arches to chancel, nave and transepts. Chancel is flanked north by the organ and south by a chapel, both enclosed with dual openings to chancel and aisles. The west end of the nave is the baptistery separated by three-arch arcade. Ikon style painted reredos to altar and oak pulpit on inverted conical base. Alabaster wall memorials and stations of the cross in timber frames. Marble font on marble shafts with crocketted oak cover. Chancel has arched braced roof and nave King post trusses with braces to curved principal rafters and ridges. All have boarded soffites.

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