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Church of St Michael, Himley

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 405806

OS Grid Reference: SO8829691109
OS Grid Coordinates: 388296, 291109
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5177, -2.1739

Location: B4176, Himley, Staffordshire DY3 4LB

Locality: Himley
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DY3 4LB

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Listing Text

SO 89 SE
5/55 Church of St. Michael
(formerly listed as Church
27.6.63 of St Michael Arch Angel)
Parish church. Dated 1764. Cement rendered and lined as ashlar; plain tile
roof with coped verges. West tower, 2-bay nave, single-bay chancel, south-
east vestry. Simple classical building;most of the windows have keyed semi-
circular arches springing from imposts and,leaded lights. West tower of 4
stages marked by bands, with coved parapet band and plain parapet. West door
with raised key. Windows of the upper 2 stages are louvred. Datestone over
west window of second stage. Nave and chancel: pilaster strips at the
corners and at division of nave and chancel. Canted east window projection
with hipped roof; pedimented gable to vestry. Interior. Panelled and
gracefully curved west gallery on slim iron columns. It is reached by a stair-
case with stick balusters. Fittings. C19 stone font with hexagonal basin
on cylindrical pedestal with stiff leaf capital. C18 wooden pulpit, square-
with panelled sides. Brass angel lectern of 1894. Simple classical rood
screen, and communion rail, both with turned balusters. Monument. Vis-
countess Ednam, 1930, by Sir W. Reid Dick; statue of a young woman carrying
a child on her shoulder. Stained glass. east window depicting Jesus the
good shepherd,after 1903. B.O.E. p. 147.

Listing NGR: SO8829691109

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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