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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in North Rode, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1958 / 53°11'44"N

Longitude: -2.167 / 2°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 388939

OS Northings: 366533

OS Grid: SJ889665

Mapcode National: GBR 120.QXX

Mapcode Global: WHBBV.PX9Y

Plus Code: 9C5V5RWM+85

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 25 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58622

ID on this website: 101311066

Location: St Michael's Church, North Rode, Cheshire East, Cheshire, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: North Rode

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: North Rode St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Romanesque Revival architecture

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In the descriptive notes the words "north-western porch with south-eastern
vestry" shall be amended to read: "north-eastern vestry and south porch".



5/36 Church of St Michael



Church. 1845. By C & J Trubshaw. Coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings and tile roof. Western tower, nave, chancel and
north-western porch with south-eastern vestry. Tower: West face
central doorway with semi-circular loosely Romanesque arch having
spaced chevron motifs supported on colonnettes with stiff-leaf
capitals. Angle buttresses to tower with off-sets. First floor:
Two-light window of loosely Early English form having two steeply
pitched arched lights with roundel-light to apex and colonnettes and
stiff leaf capitals. Circular clock face above with three Early
English lancets to belfry above at which stage the buttresses have
reduced via off-sets to be clasping buttresses with colonnettes at the
corners. Corbel table above supporting plain parapet. 1/4-circular
staircase turret in re-entrant angle of nave and tower on north side
becoming semi-circular as tower rises above height of nave and set
with round-headed casement windows. Rest of tower similar to west
face. Nave: South face, of 4 bays, porch to second bay from left
with semi-circular loosely Romanesque archway with colonnettes to
sides with Early English capitals and figurehead hood moulds.
Diagonal buttresses at angles. Cusped niche above arch containing
figure of St Michael.Windows have 2 lights, of Early English form
with stiff-leaf capitals and colonnettes. North side has three
similar windows at right with vestry at left. Chancel: South side of
two bays with buttress between windows and at eastern angle. North
face similar with lancet at left.
Interior: Nave has hammer-beam roof. Four brass corona chandeliers
with enamel inlay. Stone pulpit with open arcade and queen
quatrefoils in diamond-shaped panels with trefoils between and row of
dogtooth to underside of handrail. Pointed tower arch to west with
gallery. Encaustic tiles to nave and chancel floors.

Listing NGR: SJ8893966533

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