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Description: Church of Saint Michael
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164741
OS Grid Reference: TA0150833658
OS Grid Coordinates: 501508, 433658
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7893, -0.4607
SKIDBY MAIN STREET
TA 03 SW
7/99 Church of Saint Michael
- II *
Church. C12 origins, early C13 nave, C14 chancel, C19 west tower of 1827
(on earlier foundations) and south porch. Coursed squared rubble, with
brick patching, brick to early C19 additions, graduated slate roofs.
2-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle and south porch, 2-bay
chancel. West tower: stone base and battered brick sides up to belfry
stage: band, round-headed belfry openings, low parapet with corner
pinnacles. Nave: two 2-light square-headed windows with Perpendicular
tracery to the west: one 3-light square-headed window with Decorated tracery
to east. Pointed south door to nave (with keystone) and south porch with
pointed brick arch and tumbled gable. Nave north side: 2-light square-
headed window with Perpendicular tracery to west, 3-light square-headed
window with Perpendicular tracery to east. Chancel: 2 trefoil-headed
lancets flanking an ogee-headed priests' door. 3-light pointed east window
with cusped intersecting tracery under a hoodmould with face stops. Low
side lancet to west end of north wall. Interior: plain, rendered and
colour-washed. The north arcade has been removed. Nave south wall:
2 niches, one a small lancet, the other a larger 4-centred opening. East
wall of the north aisle: 2 further niches with 4-centred arches. Chancel: a
trefoil-headed niche at the west end of the south wall, and an ogee-headed
piscina at the east end.
Listing NGR: TA0150833658
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Source: English Heritage
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