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© Mr Mike Widdas

IoE Number: 454833
Location: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, ORTON ROAD (east side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Mike Widdas
Date Photographed: 14 February 2002
Date listed: 16 January 1981
Date of last amendment: 16 January 1981
Grade II*

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MANCHESTERSJ89SWORTON ROAD, Northenden698-1/8/782(East side)

MANCHESTER SJ89SW ORTON ROAD, Northenden 698-1/8/782 (East side) 16/01/81 Church of St Michael and All Angels GV II* Church. 1937, by N.F.Cachemaille-Day. Red brick in English bond with some stone dressings (roof concealed). Star-shaped plan formed by the diagonal intersection of 2 unequal squares, plus a wide rectangular narthex enclosing the west end. The main vessel is a lofty structure with plain walls, sill-band carried round, and plain parapet, except for the upper part of each side of the cardinal projections, which have windows in tall intersecting Romanesque arcading with Y-tracery, all in brick, with a central pilaster strip rising to a moulded cornice. Large plain cross rising from roof. The single-storey flat-roofed narthex has coupled plain rectangular doorways in the centre and 3 narrow rectangular lancets to each side. Interior (as reported 16.01.81): ingenious plan with lofty columns supporting flat ribbed roof. Forms group with Rectory attached to south side (q.v.).

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