St Michael's Church, Wincle facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt Michael's Church, Wincle
St Michael's Church, Wincle, from the south
|OS grid reference||SJ 959 662|
|Website||St Michael's Wincle|
|Heritage designation||Grade II|
|Designated||14 June 1984|
|Materials||Buff rubble gritstone
Roof grey tiles
|Parish||Wincle, St Michael|
|Vicar(s)||Rev Verena Breed|
St Michael's Church is in the village of Wincle, Cheshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Chester, the archdeaconry of Macclesfield and the deanery of Macclesfield. Its benefice is combined with those of St Mary, Bosley, St Michael, North Rode, and St Saviour, Wildboarclough. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.
The church is built in buff coursed rubble gritstone with a roof of banded grey tiles. The tower is at the west end and the body of the church has five bays. There are no aisles. The tower is in three stages, with a plain west window and bell openings with louvres of Kerridge stone. The top of the tower is battlemented. Over the priest's door is a lintel from the older church which is dated 1647. In the church is a font dated 1861. The interior of the church is "unadorned".
In the southwest corner of the churchyard is the war grave of a South Wales Borderers soldier of World War I.
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