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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 AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1181950

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthoritySteventon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251342

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History

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Details

STEVENTON CHURCH LANE SU4691 North side) 12/39 Church of St Michael and All 09/02/66 Angels (Formerly listed as Church of St. Michael and All Angels, The Causeway)

GV I

Church. Early C14, with late C15 alterations, probably at the expense of Sir Hugh Calveley. Coursed stone rubble to south aisle and to south tower; uncoursed stone rubble, to nave; lead roof to nave; south aisle and tower roars not visible. S-bay chancel, 6-bay nave, south aisle and south tower. 2-centre arched doorway to base of tower, having hood mould and double-leaf doors with Perpendicular wood tracery ribbing. 2-light reticulated tracery windows to south aisle and to west side of tower. 2-light stone mullion windows with cusped lights to left of nave. 2-light stone mullion window with Perpendicular heads to lights to right of chancel. 2-light reticulated tracery window to east end of south aisle. 5-light perpendicular tracery window to east end of chancel. North side of nave: 2-centre arched doorway to left of centre with hood mould having carved end stops. 2-light reticulated tracery windows to nave. North side of chancel: 3-light intersecting tracery window to right. 2-light window of unusual reticulated tracery to left. West end: round-arched doorway with hood mould and carved end stops and central boss, having ribbed double-leaf doors. 3.-light stone mullion window above with Perpendicular heads and hood mould, Top stage of tower has 2-light reticulated tracery louvred openings to each side. Battlemented parapet to tower. Interior: chancel arch-braced collar-truss roof with moulded ribs, mid-collar purlin and carved bosses. Recess to right of east window with stone tracery to vault. Cl9 piscina and 2-seat sedillia. 2-centre segmental arch to aisle with hood mould, having carved faces to end stops. C19 choir stalls, altar rail and tile floor, Nave: arch-braced collar-truss roof with moulded ribs, mid collar purlin, and carved bosses. C19 octagonal stone font with quatrefoil panels to each side of bowl. Lean-to roof to south aisle, part now vestry. C14 intaglio glass to east window. 2-centred arches to nave and tower: Majority of pews are C14 in part. History: Sir Hugh Calveley owned the manor of Steventon from c,l361-1394 and it is possible that he paid for the re-furbishment of the Church from the profits of his military campaigns: (Buildings of England: Berkshire: p227-8, 1975; Steventon Church and Sir Hugh Calveley by J. Fletcher in Transactions of the Newbury District Field Club". Vol 12, No.1, pp74-85, 1970).

Listing NGR: SU4644191429

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Transactions of the Newbury District Field Club - Date: 1970 - Journal Title: Transactions of the Newbury District Field Club - Volume: 12 - Page References: 74-85
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Berkshire - Date: 1975 - Page References: 227-8

National Grid Reference: SU 46441 91427

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