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Church of St Michael, Basildon

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 112309

OS Grid Reference: TQ7386087783
OS Grid Coordinates: 573860, 187783
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5621, 0.5069

Location: Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS13 2AN

Locality: Basildon
Local Authority: Basildon Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS13 2AN

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

Church of St Michael
TQ 78 NW 6/94 24.3.50 (formerly listed
under Church Hill)

The grade shall be amended to grade II, and the description shall be amended
as follows:

2. Church. Early C16 tower; nave and chancel rebuilt 1871 by Sir Arthur
Blomfield. Coursed and squared limestone with ashlar dressings; gabled plain
tile roofs with stone coped gables. Plan of west tower, and nave and chancel with
north vestry and south porch. Chancel has hood moulds with foliate stops over
3-light cinquefoil-headed east window, and cinquefoil-headed lights to 2-bay
side walls; vestry has 2-light window with quatrefoil light. Three-bay nave
has shallow pointed arches over 2-light ogee-and trefoil-headed windows with
quatrefoil upper lights. South porch has double-chamfered pointed-arched
doorway with C20 boarding over door. Early C16 three-stage west tower has plain
square-headed lights, and label moulds over C15 trefoil-headed belfry lights;
battlemented parapet. Interior: late C19 five-bay arch-braced roof set on late
C19 carved corbels; double-chamfered archway to vestry.


Church of St Michael
(Formerly listed under
TQ 78 NW 6/94 24.3.50 Church Hill)


A church of coursed random stone situated on a hill top with steep slopes
to the south and west. It has a west tower of the C16, in 3 staged with
an' embattled parapet. (Restored). The nave and chancel was rebuilt in
187l by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Roof tiled.

Listing NGR: TQ7386087783

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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