History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ravenstone with Snibstone, Leicestershire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7214 / 52°43'17"N

Longitude: -1.4062 / 1°24'22"W

OS Eastings: 440203

OS Northings: 313916

OS Grid: SK402139

Mapcode National: GBR 6HG.C9S

Mapcode Global: WHDHT.CVMK

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187820

Location: Ravenstone with Snibstone, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Ravenstone with Snibstone

Built-Up Area: Ravenstone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ravenstone St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

Find accommodation in
Coalville

Listing Text

SK 41 SW RAVENSTONE

6/53 Church of St. Michael
24.11.65
II*


Parish Church of early C14, restored C19. Coursed and squared rubble throughout.
Buttressed low west tower with ogee arched openings to bell chamber, and low
broach spire with lunettes. Nave with clerestory with paired traceried lights
in square openings, south aisle and chancel, all parapetted externally.
Traceried windows to south aisle have hood moulds, but all window stone work
looks a C19 renewal. Blocked north doorway with round arched head and cushion
capitals, south door of C1300. Interior has double chamfered narrow arch
to west tower, nave arcade of 4 bays, double chamfered, with minimal capitals
to inner arch, and outer arches forming continuous hood mould. Double chamfered
chancel arch, Victorian reredos, piscina, sedilia and east window. Some C17
panelling to north of altar, and early C18 black and gilded wrought iron altar
rails, school of Robert Bakewell. Font, a plain square with chamfered corners
on solid stone base probably predates the Church.


Listing NGR: SK4020313916

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.