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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Kenchester, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0847 / 52°5'4"N

Longitude: -2.8272 / 2°49'38"W

OS Eastings: 343413

OS Northings: 243248

OS Grid: SO434432

Mapcode National: GBR FF.BWWB

Mapcode Global: VH77Y.YV7R

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 27 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154240

Location: Kenchester, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Parish: Kenchester

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Kenchester

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Listing Text

KENCHESTER CP -
SO 44 SW
4/55 Church of St Michael
27.1.67

- I

Parish church. Late C12, C13 bellcote, C15 south porch, C17 alterations
to chancel roof, restorations of 1909 and 1925. Sandstone rubble with timber-
framed porch and Welsh slate roof. Continuous nave and chancel, south porch,
west end of nave thickened to support bellcote. Nave: two renewed trefoil-
headed lights to right of restored C15 south porch; curved braces to tie-
beam and struts above and close-studding to returns. Inner C12 roll moulded
semi-circular headed doorway. Three renewed trefoil-headed lights to north
wall, blocked north doorway formerly with segmental head and bellcote at west
end; two pointed arched heads with label pierce gable, wall below thickened.
Chancel: C12 semi-circular headed light to south, similar window to north.
East window: three stepped and plain pointed arched lights; label.
Interior: four-bay nave with ceiled roof, tie-beam trusses with inclined
struts, C17 two-bay chancel roof with two arch-braced trusses with decorative
members and central pendants, re-used north main post with vine ornament and
probably formed part of the rood. Font: tall odd shaped cylindrical bowl
with round stem on moulded base, C12 or C13 base and bowl possibly of re-used
Roman material. (RCHM vol II, p 95; BoE, p 200).


Listing NGR: SO4341443248

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