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Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 26 January 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 127504
OS Grid Reference: SP0907008642
OS Grid Coordinates: 409070, 208642
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7764, -1.8699
WINSON WINSON VILLAGE
9/256 Church of St Michael
Former chapel to Bibury parish, now parish church. C12; C13 and
C14 alterations; c1882 restoration. Random rubble limestone;
stone slate roof. Nave with south porch chancel. Round arched
C12 south doorway with billetted hoodmould, plain tympanum, imposts
and jamb shafts with scalloped capitals. C14 parapet gabled porch
with-chamfered inner order of arch on corbels; internal niche on
east side with ogee cusped head. Nave lancet to left; 2-light
square-headed Perpendicular window to right with ogee tracery and
hoodmould. Blocked north doorway as to south. C14 pointed 2-
light to left and Norman pilaster buttress. Two-light
Perpendicular west window in largely C19 restored west end having
C19 bellcote. Single east lancet to chancel is Early English as
are lancets to north and south; one enlarged chancel window with
cinquefoil on south side. Evidence of raising of chancel roof.
Interior: limewashed nave with C19 wagon roof. C12 chancel arch
with billetted hoodmould and jamb shafts with scalloped capitals
matches doorways. Late C19 painted diaper decoration to chancel
walls with vine and honeysuckle. South lancet has low sill
forming sedile. Sedile with shouldered arched top on north side.
Octagonal stone pulpit may be C15, but extensively restored and
scraped. Circular Norman bowl font on C19 base. Marble memorial
on north chancel wall to JOHN HOWES, died 1806, by J. MILLS of
Cirencester. Stained glass: east window by Hardman. South nave
lancet by Thomas Willement, c1850.
(A.R.J. Jurica, 'Bibury' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp. 21-24; and
D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SP0907008642
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