St Michael's on Wyre
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (July 2007) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|St Michael's on Wyre|
St Michael's Church, St. Michael's on Wyre
|St Michael's on Wyre shown within Lancashire|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
St Michael's on Wyre is a village on the Fylde, in the Borough of Wyre, in Lancashire, England; it lies on the River Wyre. The village is centred on the church of St Michael's which was founded before AD 640. It is in the civil parish of Upper Rawcliffe with Tarnacre, which had a population in 2001 of 604. For later counts see the Civil parish.
In 1984, 16 people were killed in the Abbeystead disaster, during a visit by a party from St Michael's to a waterworks 10 miles up the River Wyre.
The village has its own pub, car garage, village hall and nearby Myerscough College. The parish church of St Michael is the village's most prominent landmark. The nave and chancel date from the 14th century, and the tower from the 16th. It is one of only two Grade I listed buildings in the Borough of Wyre.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Wyre Retrieved 2009-08-21
- "Listed Buildings". Wyre Borough Council. Retrieved 12 February 2010.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to St Michael's on Wyre.|
|This Lancashire location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|