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Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels
Date Listed: 16 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130404
OS Grid Reference: ST8206687384
OS Grid Coordinates: 382066, 187384
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5850, -2.2602
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DIDMARTON THE STREET
15/89 Church of St. Michael and
Anglican church. 1872 by T.H. Wyatt, built to supersede the
smaller nearby Church of St Lawrence (q.v.). Early English style.
Coursed and dressed stone with snecking, chamfered plinth and
stringcourse just below sill level, sprocketed stone slate roof
with coped gables and saddlestones, cross finials to nave, concrete
tiles on south side. Cruciform with porch at north west end.
Plain large lancets throughout with stepped 3-light to east end,
and 5 lights in 2 tiers to west end with plain stepped angle
buttresses. Porch has coped gable and sprocketed roof, large
moulded pointed archway with double timber doors and small column
jambs with stiff leaf capitals.
Interior: 8-bay nave with arch-braced collar beams and crown
posts, with intermediate hammer beams on stone corbels. Wide
transept arches on small columns with stiff leaf capitals, chancel
arch with vestigial Corinthian capitals and short columns set on
to conical corbels. Contemporary fittings, with stone and marble
pulpit and font.
(David Verey, Buildings of England: Gloucestershire - the
Listing NGR: ST8206687384
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Source: English Heritage
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