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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

List entry Number: 1092618

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HampshireBasingstoke and DeaneDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-May-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 137909

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History

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Details

SU 65 SW BASINGSTOKE CHURCH SQUARE

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3.5.49 Church of St Michael - I

C14, C15, C16 and 1920. A church of early origin, with late-medieval replacements. A comparatively small east end, comprising a chancel (a rebuild of 1464 with a fine exposed timber roof within), a south chapel and vestry (of C14), and a larger north (War Memorial) chapel of 1720. The larger scale nave and aisles (1520) has 5 bays, enclosing the Tower at the west end, and there is a 2-storeyed south porch of 1539. The east end has steeply-pitched red tile roofing, flint walls with stone dressings (chequer-board pattern for the north chapel) for windows, bands, buttresses. The main body of the church is in stone ashlar, the nave having a flat roof (lead) behind a crenellated parapet the windows of 3 lights in the clerestory and 4 lights in the aisles; there are cill bands, high moulded plinth, and plain parapets to the aisles. The Tower is of 4 stages, with a crenellated parapet, octagonal corner buttresses capped by pinnacles of 1879, with a large west window. Within there are 3 hatchments with the Royal Coat of Arms (of Elizabeth, James I, and William III), a font of 1885, and some windows at the east end containing small areas of C16 glass, from the Holy Ghost Chapel.

Listing NGR: SU6363152194

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National Grid Reference: SU 63664 52186

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