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St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Cofton Hackett
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||St Michael All Saints|
|Heritage designation||Grade II* listed|
|Parish||Cofton Hackett and Barnt Green|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Birmingham|
St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church is located on Cofton Church Lane. A church may have existed on the site in the 12th century, as a "chapel" at Cofton is mentioned in a Papal Bull of 1182.
The present building certainly dates back to the 14th century and was probably built in 1330 by Robert de Leycester as a chapel for the Manor House. It was a chapel annexed to St Laurence's Church, Northfield until 1866.
The church was renovated in 1861 by the architect Henry Day.
The church is in a joint parish with St. Andrew’s Church, Barnt Green.
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