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Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285302
OS Grid Reference: TM3554269208
OS Grid Coordinates: 635542, 269208
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2705, 1.4509
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TM 36 NE PEASENHALL CHURCH STREET (west side)
9/64 Church of St. Michael and
- All Angels
Parish church. Medieval; much restored 1860-1 in Perpendicular style. Nave,
chancel, west tower, north porch, south vestry. Random flint and stone
rubble, stone dressings; slated roof. C15 tower: 3-stage diagonal buttresses
to the west face and mid C19 crenellated parapet, both with flushwork; 2-light
west window, 2-light bell chamber openings; there is a large clock face on the
north side. 5-bay nave with 2-light windows. Good C15 porch: knapped flint
facade with 3 tiers of flushwork panels, moulded arch, hoodmould with carved
spandrels and stops and 3 empty canopied niches above. 2-bay chancel with 5-
light east window. Both nave and chancel have mid C19 scissor-braced rafter
roofs and crenellated wallplates enriched with fleurons: the chancel wallplate
is C15. Good C12 font, square with convex sides and attached corner shafts.
Beneath the organ gallery and to the north and south of the sanctuary is some
C16 linenfold panelling taken from the nearby Swan public house. Other
furnishings mid C19. Graded II* for surviving medieval work, especially the
Listing NGR: TM3554269208
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Source: English Heritage
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