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Church of St Michael, Appleby Magna

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 187892

OS Grid Reference: SK3150209850
OS Grid Coordinates: 431502, 309850
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6854, -1.5354

Location: Church Street, Appleby Magna, Leicestershire DE12 7BB

Locality: Appleby Magna
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DE12 7BB

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Listing Text

SK 30 NW
(east side)
6/4 Church of St. Michael
24.11.65 II*
Church, stonework mainly C14. Nave of five bays with identical N and S aisles,
N chancel chapel and chancel. tower with angle buttresses with set-offs,
bell-openings, battlements, and recessed spire. Slate roof to chancel, rest
of lead. Windows have reticulated tracery. W door surround rebuilt.
Interior: plaster vaults added and walls stuccoed and painted in 1827.
W gallery, 1837, oak front similar in design to contemporary, complete set
of box pews. Thus also stone font. Remains of early C19 glass in upper
lights of N and S aisle windows. Those of N aisle contain 7 fragments of
C14 stained glass whilst those of S aisle contain medallions copying these.
In chancel double alabaster recumbent tomb of C14. Wall monuments of
C17-C19. E window stained glass signed by Lavers, Barraud and Westlake,
1879. Pulpit dated 1877. Fine set of C19 wall bracket lamps originally
using Colza oil. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK3150209850

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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