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Church of St Michael, Finmere

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 243605

OS Grid Reference: SP6366233136
OS Grid Coordinates: 463662, 233136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9930, -1.0742

Location: Valley Road, Finmere, Oxfordshire MK18 4AT

Locality: Finmere
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: MK18 4AT

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Listing Text

SP6333 (East side)
11/13 Church of St. Michael


Church. C14, restored by G. E. Street in 1856-8. North aisle added at time of
Street's restoration and also chancel arch widened. Squared coursed limestone.
C20-tile roofs. Chancel, nave, north aisle, vestry, west tower and south porch.
4-window range. Chancel has a 3-light Reticulated east window, C19 lancets on
north and 2-light Reticulated window on south. Restored priest's door on south.
Nave has a 2-light lancet and 3-light window with intersecting tracery. Two
2-light Perpendicular clerestory windows. Gabled south porch. C19 door. West
tower of stages with crenellated parapet. String courses and louvred opening
to bell-turret. Stone coped gables. Interior. C19 fixtures and fittings. C19
roofs. C19 three-bay north arcade. C12 tub shaped font. C18 wall memorials to
the Turner family; Francis James and Nathaniel Bacon, d.1739 and 1740
respectively; William Chaplin d.1776. C19 glass in west window.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, pp604-5; VCH: 0xfordshire: Vol VI,

Listing NGR: SP6366233136

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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