Listed Building: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS (1206037)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1774, 6, 99
Date assigned Friday, November 10, 1967
Date last amended


Parish church. Early C14, C15, heavily restored in the C19. Coursed squared gritstone with gritstone dressings. Welsh slate roofs with stone coped gables. West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch, chancel and north vestry. West tower of two unequal stages divided by a moulded stringcourse. Clasping buttresses to west. Moulded plinth. West window of two lancet lights under a square head and set in a deep chamfered surround. Returned hoodmould. To the south a single chamfered lancet. 2-light bell openings in all directions, of two lancets within a four-centred arch. Moulded stringcourse above. Battlements and four crocketed pinnacles. South side of nave has a gabled porch with plain chamfered entrance and C20 doors. Small rectangular windows to the sides. To the left, is a 2-light Dec style C19 window. To the right is a 3-light window with cusped intersecting tracery. Broad buttress to the right. The south side of the chancel has a 3-light window with cusped intersecting tracery. To the right a double chamfered priest's doorway and a 3-light window with steep triangular head. East end with angle buttresses and east window of three stepped lancet lights within a single pointed arch. C19 north vestry has small Dec style windows. Gabled north aisle of two bays divided by buttresses. Two 3-light windows of three lancet lights within a single arch. Single west lancet is probably C13 but much restored. In the east gable are two small trefoiled lancets. The south porch has stone seats and a stone vaulted roof on two transverse ribs. Square headed south doorway has a crudely round-arched tympanum with incised cross in a circle, possibly C12. Three bay north arcade has octagonal piers and abaci and double chamfered arches. Double chamfered tower arch, the inner order on corbels. Double chamfered C19 chancel arch, the inner order on foliage capitals, colonnettes and head corbels. Plain C19 roofs, the chancel painted with stars. C19 choir stalls and organ case with coving and painted pipes. Trefoiled piscina. A second piscina in the former north aisle chapel, now behind the organ. Trefoiled arch and a relief carving above of a head beneath a pinnacles gable. C14 octagonal font with tracery panels and curved underside of the bowl. East window of c1896 by C E Kempe. Listing NGR: SK4648238143

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Grid reference SK 46482 38143 (point)
Map sheet SK43NE

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May 28 2008 10:57AM

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