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Church of St Michael, Aveley

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 February 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 119728

OS Grid Reference: TQ5675880088
OS Grid Coordinates: 556758, 180088
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4980, 0.2569

Location: Ship Lane, Thurrock RM17 6JG

Locality: Aveley
County: Thurrock
Country: England
Postcode: RM17 6JG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Site of moated manor house E of St Michael's Church, Aveley, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

Church of St Michael
TQ 58 SE 4/16 8.2.60


C12 with C13, C14 and C19 alterations. Rough coursed flint and ragstone
with Roman and C16 brick. Tower and dressings are of limestone. Roofs,
lead, slates and tiles. C12 Nave has C13 north arcade with 2 centred arches,
cylindrical columns with moulded bases and bell capitals. Round headed opening
to roof loft. South arcade is C12, with round arches, C15 clerestory with
C19 windows. C13 north aisle has 2, C15 windows, of 2 cinquefoiled lights.
C19 north doorway. C15 west window. C14 south aisle has original east window.
South wall has 2 windows, of C14, rebuilt C19. C14 south doorway with a
2 centred head. (Now blocked). C13 chancel has C19 east window. North
arcade is original with 2 centred arches, of 2 chamfered arches. South wall
has 3 windows, 2 are C19 with C13 splays and one C15, with 3 cinquefoiled
lights. Doorway of C15, with 2 centred arch. C13 chapel has C19 east window.
Two windows in north wall are C19 but incorporating C15 and C13 material.
C13 west tower of 2 stages with an embattled parapet. Original tower arch
is 2 centred. C15 west window of 3 cinquefoiled lights. C15 west doorway
has moulded jambs and 2 centred head. Bell chamber has 4 windows, of C15,
but largely rebuilt C19. C15 north porch. Nave roof has arch braced tie
beam visible and there is original timber roofing in the tower. 1621, pulpit,
brass to Ralph de Knevington (1370) and other brasses, monuments and C15
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ5675880088

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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