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Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 25 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 154313
OS Grid Reference: SO6124933118
OS Grid Coordinates: 361249, 233118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9952, -2.5658
There is also a scheduled monument, Churchyard Cross in St Michael's Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
SOLLERS HOPE CP -
SO 63 SW
2/55 Church of St Michael
Parish church. C14, C19 restoration with addition of north vestry and
bell turret in 1887. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, C20 tiled
roof, C19 timber-framed bell turret with shingle cladding to squat spire.
Nave with bell turret and south porch, chancel and north vestry. Nave:
two trefoil-headed lights with tracery and hoodmould to right of gabled
south porch, outer archway with responds, outer moulded order, inner
chamfered. Chancel: two trefoil-headed lights with quatrefoil to window
to right of blocked chancel doorway. Interior: RCHM mentions C14 date for
chancel and nave roofs; moulded and embattled wall-plates, trussed rafter
roofs. Chancel arch: two chamfered orders, 2-centred arched head. Fittings:
font: plain cylindrical bowl on C20 base, possibly C13. Monuments: coffin
lid, possibly C13, in chancel, tapering slab with decorative cross in roundel
and male figure in military dress. Three other coffin lids in west wall of
nave, C13 and C14. (RCHM Vol II, p 169).
Listing NGR: SO6124933118
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Source: English Heritage
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