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Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 30 September 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 143552
OS Grid Reference: SZ2123995906
OS Grid Coordinates: 421239, 95906
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7624, -1.7002
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SZ 29 NW BRANSGORE A35
12/5 Church of St Michael
Parish church. C18 tower, rest rebuilt 1875-83 by G E Street. Brick with Portland
and Bath stone dressings, plain tile roof. Plan of chancel with north lean-to
vestry and gabled organ chamber, 3 bay nave with south porch and C18 west tower.
East end has Decorated 3-light window, string under. To north in centre gabled
organ chamber, each side lean-to, trefoiled lancets. To south, string that steps
down in centre, to west similar Decorated window, to east trefoiled lancet. Nave
has stepped buttress between bays and at corners, and kneelered gable walls.
2-light trefoiled windows except in centre of south is porch. Gabled porch with
gable wall and buttresses on either corner, and 3 order doorway. To west either
side of tower trefoiled lancet. C18 tower has C19 stepped buttresses to top of 2nd
stage. To west pointed west door dated 1882, over 2 C18 rubbed brick round-headed
windows with stone keys, 1st has C19 2-light trefoiled insertion, upper has louvres.
Modillioned cornice and parapet with stone corner finials. Inside stained-glass,
probably Street. East end has stone reredos with Christ and Gospel writers under
canopies. South-east piscina and sedilia. North-west organ. Decorative tilework
and barrel-vaulted roof. Chamfered chancel arch on corbels. Nave has ½-octagonal-
vaulted roof. Raised west pew with panelling. South door has octagonal font
Listing NGR: SP1623208425
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Source: English Heritage
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