Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 152348
OS Grid Reference: SO7826763510
OS Grid Coordinates: 378267, 263510
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2693, -2.3199
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SO 76 SE LITTLE WITLEY CP LITTLE WITLEY
6/115 Church of St Michael
Parish church. C13 foundations, rebuilt 1867 probably by S W Perkins.
Red sandstone ashlar, tiled roof. Early English style. Nave with south
porch, north vestry, apsidal chancel. 3-bay nave, octagonal plan bell-
cote to west end, 3 columns with stiff-leaf capitals, decorative closed
sides, conical capping and finial, pointed arched, Y-traceried windows
with stiff-leaf capitals to responds, hoodmoulds and stiff-leaf stops
flank central part. Timber-framed gabled porch; doorway similar to
window surround, moulded archway and stiff-leaf ornament; buttressing
to west end and to chancel arch, semi-circular headed doorway on north
face only remains of earlier church, 2-bay chancel has simple lancets.
Interior: trussed rafter roof to nave supported on stiff-leaf corbels,
pointed chancel arch similar to doorway and window surrounds, supported
on 2 orders with sitff-leaf capitals.
Listing NGR: SO7826763510
Source: English Heritage
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