SJ9498 : St Michael's Parish Church, Ashton-Under-Lyne

taken 9 years ago, near to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Great Britain

St Michael's Parish Church, Ashton-Under-Lyne
St Michael's Parish Church, Ashton-Under-Lyne
The Church of St. Michael and All Angels is the Parish Church for Ashton under Lyne. It is a Grade I Listed Building, one of 116 surviving mediŠval parish churches in the North West

The church dates back to at least 1262; is believed that there was a church on this site before the Norman Conquest as the Domesday Book mentions a St Michael's Church in the east of the ancient parish of Manchester. The present building dates from the fifteenth century although much of the structure was re-constructed in Victorian times.

The church tower is 145 feet high and has a peel of thirteen bells.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Ashton Under Lyne 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9415 9899 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.2554N 2:5.3779W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9420 9898
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Church of England  Parish Church  Mediaeval  Medieval  15th Century  19th Century  Victorian  Grade I Listed  Church Tower 

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