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Church of St Andrew, Michelmersh and Timsbury

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 140950

OS Grid Reference: SU3457524556
OS Grid Coordinates: 434575, 124556
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0193, -1.5084

Location: Michelmersh, Hampshire SO51 0NE

Locality: Michelmersh and Timsbury
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 0NE

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Listing Text

SU 32 SW
7/2 Church of St Andrew


Church. C13 church, chancel rebuilt C15, C16 porch and bellcote, restored C18 &
1847. Rubble flint and stone, rendered, stone dressings, weatherboarded porch
and bellcote, old plain tile roof. Plan of C15 chancel to C13 nave with central
5 porch and W bellcote, W bay of nave is vestry. Chancel has stone plinth with
offset. E end has C15 3-light cinquefoiled window with label, and C19 kneelered
gable. To sides at W squareheaded single light similar window. On S wall 2 C18
oval memorials. Nave has to each side, at E rendered brick arch window of C18 form
but with earlier jambs, and to W of centre C13 large pointed lancet. On S side,
has central C16 gabled timber porch on brick plinth; end has large posts and tie
with arch head cut out of tie. C19 bargeboards and sides. Inside C13 chamfered
round-headed door. On E side C18 tablet, on W C17 headstone. Above to W 2-light
gabled dormer. At W C13 ogee chamfered pointed door and C18 brick S buttress.
Over square plan bellcote with continuous louvre on sides. Roof hipped. Inside
chancel E window within continuous chamfered rear arch. Each side C15 moulded
image bracket. In SE squareheaded cinquefoiled niche with pillar piscina below.
Side windows have similar rear arches. C19 furnishing and tiles. Plastered
ceiling with only chamfered tiebeam visible. C19 chancel arch of 2 moulded orders
springing off huge plain corbels. Screen C16 of central archway with carved spandrels
and each side in top half trefoiled, arcading. Nave has to SE window splayed rear
arch, with below window remains of rear arch of lancet. NE window has splay to E
and in splay below inset medieval tiles. Wide splays to central N window and
flat lintel to door. By door C18 octagonal font on pillar and base. Above door
to E remains of wall painting. King post roof. W bay blocked off by panelling below
tiebeam, plaster above, Royal Arms Board GR 1788. In NE C17 timber pulpit with
arcaded panels carved corbels for book rest and door. In SW corner cupboard dated
1713. At E floor slab William Hunt 1756, at W Richard Harris 1679. On S side C16
pews with round finials on ends. On N C19 restored plainer pews.

Listing NGR: SU3476025439

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Source: English Heritage

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