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Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 23 August 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192407
OS Grid Reference: SK9133752416
OS Grid Coordinates: 491337, 352416
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0612, -0.6385
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BRANT BROUGHTON AND STRAGGLETHORPE STRAGGLETHORPE LANE
SK 95 SW
6/57 Church of St Michael
Parish Church, now vested in the Historic Churches Preservation Trust. C11,
late C12, C15 and C18, restored c1980. Nave and chancel under single roof,
with north aisle and south porch. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, and
plain tile roof. Coped gables with quoins and moulded plinth at east end.
West gable wall has angle buttresses plus large single late C12 buttress with
set-off and ogee headed niche, covering blocked doorway. Gable topped by double
arched, gabled bellcote. Single lancet in west wall of north aisle. North
wall hasd single round headed slightly chamfered doorway and round headed lancet
in east wall. Chancel has 2 similar lancets in east wall. South wall has 3
small irregular lights plus a C15 2-light cusped window. Gabled south porch
has coped gable with kneelers and buttresses, the opening has a moulded chamfered
pointed arch with hood mould and head label stops. South doorway arch is also
pointed with a billet frieze. Interior has late C12 2 bay north arcade with
round, double chamfered arches and octagonal pier and responds with moulded
capitals. West wall has blocked Clltriangular headed doorway. Fragment of
C11, pillar piscina in chancel. Drum shaped C11 font with blind arcading. Fine
plain panelled early C18 box pews throughout with large family pew and double-
decker pulpit; also retains turned wooden candlesticks. C18 hatchement. Good
monument of 1697 to Richard Earle by Green of Camberwell, black and white marble
with 2 busts in front of pilasters with drapes raised revealing commemorative
epitaph and topped with urns and coat of arms.
Listing NGR: SK9133652415
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Source: English Heritage
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