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Church of St Michael, Rushock

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157084

OS Grid Reference: SO8845771193
OS Grid Coordinates: 388457, 271193
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3387, -2.1708

Location: Church Hill, Rushock, Worcestershire WR9 0NP

Locality: Rushock
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 0NP

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Listing Text

SO 87 SE
10/94 Church of St Michael


Parish church. 1756-1758 by Roger Eykyn, or possibly Thomas Farnolls
Pritchard, restored 1872. Sandstone ashlar with tile roofs. Nave with
short transepts, chancel and west tower. West tower: three stages with
crenellated parapet, 2-centred head to belfry window; 2-light window with
Y-tracery to first stage. Ground floor: ogee label to Tudor arch doorhead,
fanlight and 2-leaf panelled door. Nave: two bays, two windows have Y-tracery,
transept has a stone coped verge to gable and a Y-tracery window; chancel:
east window of 1872 has two trefoiled lights under a 2-centred head.
Interior: west gallery on plain wooden posts; interior of east window has
engaged respond shafts. Nave roof of five bays with arch braced collars
supporting king-posts to trusses. Fittings mainly of 1872. Tower staircase
has (late Cl7?) splat balusters; some C17 panelling is re-used as fixed
benches under west gallery. (BoE, p 257; Colvin, H: A Biographical Dictionary
of British Architects 1600 - l840, (second edition 1978), p 304; Hereford &
Worcester Record Office, BA 8693).

Listing NGR: SO8845771193

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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