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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Walsall

Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219039

OS Grid Reference: SP0143697720
OS Grid Coordinates: 401436, 297720
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5773, -1.9802

Location: St Michael Street, Walsall WS1 3RF

Locality: Walsall
County: Walsall
Country: England
Postcode: WS1 3RF

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Listing Text

SP 09 NW
Church of St Michael
and All Angels
- II

Church. 1870/71, by J R Veall, restored after fire in 1964. Red sand-
stone with some Bath stone dressings and tile roof. Early English style.
Comprises a nave,with a west porch and vestry added in 1896, north aisle
completed in 1878 and south aisle in 1880. On the north side is a gabled
vestry and a chapel, both added in the 1920s. The west porch is of two
storeys and two bays, and has a moulded pointed north doorway. The aisles
are of five bays, separated by buttresses and with plate tracery. The
windows are each of two lancet lights. The clerestory windows are paired
lancets. Each of the three sides of the apse has a window of a single-
multi-foiled light. Interior: nave arcade of five bays with pointed sand-
stone arches which have edge mouldings. Round columns have foliated
capitals. The clerestory windows each have a central inner banded shaft
with foliated capital. The ribbed wagon roof replaces the original one
destroyed in 1964. The windows of the apse are flanked by narrow shafts.
The font and pulpit are of sandstone, the latter with elaborate Gothic
arcading. (BoE, p 293).

Listing NGR: SP0143697720

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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