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Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334475
OS Grid Reference: SE5111812088
OS Grid Coordinates: 451118, 412088
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6029, -1.2290
SE51SW HAMPOLE STRAIGHT LANE
2/54 Church of
St. Michael and
5.6.58 All Angels
Church. Medieval but extensively rebuilt by Joseph Goddard following a major
fire in 1872. Rubble limestone, red tile roofs. West tower, 3-bay nave with south
porch, 2-bay chancel with separate north chapel and door in gabled projection
to south. Tower: chamfered plinth, large quoins. C19 west door with shouldered
lintel, 3-light window above has Decorated-style tracery and hoodmould with
head-stops. Offset beneath C19, pointed, 2-light belfry openings. Band with
carved bosses beneath embattled parapet with renewed pinnacles. Nave: chamfered
plinth. Gabled south porch has hooded arch and old carving of angel with shield;
single-light window on left, two C19 2-light windows on right have Decorated-style
tracery. Buttress projection on right houses stair turret. North nave windows
as south, buttresses between. Gable copings with cylindrical stack to north,
gable cross. Chancel: C19 lancets to south have foiled heads. 3-light east
window with geometrical tracery. 4 quatrefoil windows to north chapel. Gable
Interior: nave has segmentally-pointed tower arch. Truncated stone newel stair
built into south buttress projection. C19 chancel arch with trefoil shafts to
moulded arch, C14 piscina. C15, double-chamfered arcade into chancel chapel has
broach-stopped base to octagonal pier. C19 roofs. Stained glass west window of
1885; window to north of nave by Heaton, Butler and Bayne.
Listing NGR: SE5111812088
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