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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: 1307667

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetTaunton DeaneDistrict AuthorityStawley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270114

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History

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Details

ST02SE STAWLEY CP

6/39 Church of St Michael

25.1.56 - I

Church Cll, with C13 and C16 alterations and additions. Red sandstone random rubble masonry, Ham stone dressings, slate roof. Nave, chancel, West tower, South porch. 3 stage early C16 tower, moulded plinth, embattled parapet, angled buttresses, stair turret, 3-light perpendicular window, strip of quatrefoil decoration with shields inscribed "Pray for the soules of Henry Hines and Agnes his Wyffe AD1522", above 4-centred arch doorway. East end, unusual survival of square headed 3-light window with drip mould C16, South side chancel 2-light windows and priest's door C13, 2 and 4 light perpendicular windows flanking porch, late C17 cross window with leaded panes on North wall. Gabled C14 porch with round headed entrance, C14 moulded doorway with fine C13 door with ornamental hinges. Interior: rendered. Chancel set slightly off-centre, barrel vault with moulded wooden ribs, same with bosses in nave. Octagonal font on octagonal shaft set into square base with flatened broaches, C14. Box pews, pulpit with tester, baluster altar rails, panelled dado in chancel, all C18, Royal coat of arms over chancel arch. Lords Prayer and Credo inscribed on wooden panels 1826 North wail, Ten Commandments in the tower. Unusual in the absence of C19 alterations; fine C18 fittings.

Listing NGR: ST0602722631

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National Grid Reference: ST 06028 22631

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