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St Michael and All Angels' Church, Exeter
St Michael and All Angels
Location Exeter
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship High Church
Dedication St Michael and All Angels
Consecrated 2 October 1868
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Architect(s) Major Rohde Hawkins
Architectural type Early French Gothic
Groundbreaking 11 August 1865
Completed 1868
Construction cost £18,000 (equivalent to £1,160,000 in 2021)
Length 132.5 feet (40.4 m)
Height 233 feet (71 m)
Parish Exeter St David's with
St Michael and All Angels
Deanery Christianity
Archdeaconry Exeter
Diocese Exeter
Province Canterbury

St Michael and All Angels Church, on Mount Dinham in Exeter is an Anglican church in Devon, England. It is a Grade I listed building. The church is Anglo-Catholic in tradition. The building in is the early French Gothic style and was built to the designs of Major Rohde Hawkins, 1867–68. The reredos is by W. D. Caroe, 1899.

Within the Parish of St David with St Michael and All Angels, the building towers above its surroundings, the spire exceeding the height of even the towers of Exeter Cathedral.


The foundation stone was laid on 10 August 1865 and construction was largely financed by businessman and Oxford Movement supporter William Gibbs who came from a local family. The church was consecrated on 31 October 1868 by the Bishop of Fredericton.


The first organ was installed in 1866 and was by William Hill & Son. This was replaced by an organ originally in St Jude's Church, Birmingham, dating from 1867 and built by Edward James Bossward. It was installed and much enlarged by Tim Trenchard in 2013. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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