SJ9498 : Ashton Parish Church

taken 12 years ago, near to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Great Britain

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Ashton Parish Church
Ashton Parish Church
St Michael's Church, Ashton under Lyne from Park Parade.
Ashton Parish Church

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.

LinkExternal link - Ashton-Under-Lyne.com

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Friday, 4 July, 2008   (more nearby)
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Monday, 7 July, 2008
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 941 989 [100m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 941 989
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