High Ercall S.Michael and All Angels, High Ercall

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Although not mentioned in the Doomsday Book there seems little doubt that the original church was built in about the year 1090. The church was enlarged in about the year 1200 when the present fine arcades were positioned where the outer walls formerly stood. History has little to relate about the fortunes of the church until the momentous years of the Civil War when, in 1645, during the siege of the Royalists in the adjoining Manor House (now the Hall), it suffered considerable damage.

In the year 1689 it was recorded that a peal of four bells was already hanging in the belfry, two more were added seventeen years later, and the last two were hung in 1812. The bells have been restored on a number of occasions since then. This fine peal of bells is rung regularly throughout the year. In 1998 a new bell-ringing floor was installed creating an area for kitchen and toilet facilities below.

The church contains many fine examples of stained glass, an impressive candelabrum, and an effigy of a crusader thought to date from 1300, amongst many other interesting features. A fuller history is available in church for visitors.

High Ercall Primary School is situated close to the church and has close links with the church, there is a Pre-school on the same site.

We welcome visitors to our church, which has a lively pattern of modern and traditional services. Visitors of all denominations are always welcome to share fully in communion.

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Revd Gill Goodwin
The Vicarage Church Road High Ercall Telford TF6 6BE
(01952) 770206

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Holy Communion BCP
Every first Sunday at 8:00 AM
Book of Common Prayer
Family Service
Every first and third Sunday at 11:00 AM
Family Friendly Coffee
Family Communion
Every second Sunday at 11:00 AM
Family Friendly Sunday School


Tuesday Coffee Morning
We offer friendship and light refreshments. There is opportunity for private prayer.
Term time only
Every Tuesday at 8:45 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Coffee
Sunday School Bell Ringing Regular Choir Grade 1 Listed Building Conservation Area Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Stained glass Guidebooks / notes Organ Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Visitor Parking Available

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Clergy: The Revd Preb David Frank CHANTREY
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 4671
Diocesan ID: 20/618
Built: 12c/1658/1865
Architect: Nigel Warner
Our Patron: Deanery of Wrockwardine Patronage Board
Archdeaconry: SALOP (203)
Deanery: WROCKWARDINE (20309)
Benefice: Wrockwardine Deanery (20/457BH)
Parish Legal Name: Ercall Magna (200618 20/618)
CofE Church Info: (620618 20/618)
Short URL: acny.uk/4671/
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The current editor is: Gillian Goodwin

High Ercall S.Michael and All Angels : Church Road, High Ercall, High Ercall, Shropshire, TF6 6BE

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