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Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 273910
OS Grid Reference: SK0792335857
OS Grid Coordinates: 407923, 335857
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9201, -1.8836
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SK 03 NE UTTOXETER RURAL C.P. ST. MICHAEL'S ROAD (North
3/202 Church of St. Michael
Chapel of ease. 1850-52. By Thomas Fradgley of Uttoxeter. Hammer
dressed ashlar;. plain tile roof with shaped tile bands, crested ridge
tiles and coped verges. Early English style; 4-bay nave with
buttresses marking each bay division and angle buttresses to the west,
south porch, south-west bell turret, 2-bay chancel, north vestry. Nave:
Lancet windows, West window of 5 grouped lancets with common hood
mould terminating in heads, trefoil-headed loop above, gabled porch with
pointed arch leading to pointed south door. Bell turret: 3 stages,
the first two each have a single lancet; belfry has 8 trefoil-headed
openings under gablets and a small stone spire. Chancel: 2 single-
light trefoil-headed windows to north and one 2-light window to south.
Vestry has 2-light Caernarvon arch windows and square section chimney
stack to west. Interior: Pointed chancel arch with roll and fillet
moulding and moulded capitals to clustered and banded columns; nave
and chancel roofs with high arch-braced collars, ridge piece and 2 pairs
of purlins; sedilia of 2 trefoil-headed arches with central colonette
and hood mould terminating in stops carved with stiff leaf; East
window has colonettes and hood mould. Fittings: Octagonal stone font,
the bowl with trefoil-headed arcading; hexagonal stone pulpit with dog-
tooth moulding to the angles and 8-lobed panels to the sides containing
carved mythical creatures; wooden altar rail with trefoil-headed open
arcading. Stained glass: Central panel of East window depicts Christ
in Majesty and St. Michael slaying the dragon, outer panels have
angels, 2 windows to north side of nave c.1894 and c.1919 and one on the
south side c.1895. B.O.E. p.270.
Listing NGR: SK0792335857
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Source: English Heritage
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