Church of St Michael and All Angels, Northenden

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St Michael and All Angels, Northenden

The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Orton Road, Lawton Moor, Northenden, Manchester, is an Anglican church of 1935-7 by N.F.Cachemaille-Day. [1] Pevsner describes the church as "sensational for its country and its time". [1] The church was designated a Grade II* listed building on 16 January 1981. [2]

Northenden suburban area in the city of Manchester, England

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The Corporation of Manchester acquired the Wythenshawe Estate in 1926 and began laying out the garden suburb in 1930. Covering 5,000 acres (2,000 ha), it was eventually to have 25,000 houses and a population of 100,000. The garden suburb was designated part of the parish of Church of St Wilfrid, Northenden but that small parish church proved insufficient to accommodate the rising congregation. A mission church was therefore opened in 1934, and in 1935 the diocese approved plans for the construction of a new parish church at Orton Road. The budget was £10,000. [3] Nugent Francis Cachemaille-Day was appointed as architect for both the church and the adjoining parsonage. The foundation stone for the church was laid on 8 May 1937, by the Bishop of Manchester. The builder was J. Clayton and Sons of Denton. [3]

Wythenshawe area of south Manchester, England

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Church of St Wilfrid, Northenden Church in Greater Manchester, England

The Church of St Wilfrid in Ford Lane, Northenden, Manchester, England, is an Anglican church of late medieval origins which was substantially re-built in the 19th century by J. S. Crowther. The church was designated a Grade II* listed building on 25 February 1952.

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The plan of the church is a star, comprising two inter-locked squares. [1] It is built of "red brick in English bond with some stone dressings". [2] The roof is flat with a cross in the centre. [1]

The interior is "raw but spatially subtle". [1] It has an "ingenious plan with lofty columns supporting [a] flat ribbed roof". [2] The plans show the long-held tradition that Cachemaille-Day intended to place the altar in the centre of the building is not correct. [1]

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Manchester is a city in Northwest England. The M23 postcode area of the city includes parts of the suburbs of Wythenshawe and Northenden. The postcode area contains eleven listed buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England. Of these, one is listed at Grade I, the highest of the three grades, two are at Grade II*, the middle grade, and the others are at Grade II, the lowest grade. The area is almost completely residential, and the listed buildings include two former manor houses and associated structures, a former farm and outbuildings, a house, a church, and a vicarage.

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  2. 1 2 3 Stuff, Good. "Church of St Michael and All Angels, Northenden, Manchester". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk.
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Coordinates: 53°24′36″N2°16′56″W / 53.4099°N 2.2821°W / 53.4099; -2.2821