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Church of St Michael, Silverstone

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 234581

OS Grid Reference: SP6680144190
OS Grid Coordinates: 466801, 244190
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0920, -1.0264

Location: 1 Little London, Silverstone, Northamptonshire NN12 8UW

Locality: Silverstone
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8UW

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Listing Text

SP6644 (North side)
13/71 Church of St. Michael


Church. Built 1884 by J.P. St. Aubyn at expense of Sir Reginald Loder of
Whittlebury Lodge. Coursed squared limestone with ironstone dressings, plain
tile roofs. Chancel, organ chamber and vestry, nave, north and south aisles,
south porch. Built in the Decorated style. 2-bay chancel has 3-light east window
with geometrical tracery, 2-light windows to south and north-east with
quatrefoil tracery in heads, plinth, stone eaves and stone-coped east gable.
Vestry and organ chamber has boiler house basement with chamfered doorway to
east with segmental hood, and small chamfered rectangular window to north,
vestry door with chamfered stone surround and hood mould, 2-light window to
south with quatrefoil tracery to head, and one-light window to west with pointed
trefoil head. Chamfered plinth, stone ends, stone-coped north gable and brick
end stack on stone base. North aisle has one-light east window with pointed
trefoil head, a 2-light west window with reticulated tracery and 3-light windows
to south with straight heads and ogee tracery. North aisle has similar windows
to north and similar west window to that of south aisle. South porch has double
hollow-chamfered doorway with hood mould, chamfered south door within chamfered
plinth and stone-coped gable. Nave has 4-light west window with geometrical
tracery and timber-framed bell turret at west end with ribbed lead-covered base
with clock face to south, 2-light bell-openings and shingled spire. Nave and
aisles are under same roof and have plinth and stone-coped gables. Pointed
windows all have hood moulds. Interior: chancel has stone reredos with mosaic of
Crucifixion above altar, and arch-braced collar-truss roof. Similar roof to nave
and 4-bay arcades with circular columns, moulded ironstone capitals and
double-chamfered arches.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.404; Kelly's, Northamptonshire,

Listing NGR: SP6680144190

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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