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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winson, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7764 / 51°46'34"N

Longitude: -1.8699 / 1°52'11"W

OS Eastings: 409070

OS Northings: 208642

OS Grid: SP090086

Mapcode National: GBR 3Q9.N26

Mapcode Global: VHB2D.JMT2

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 26 January 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127504

Location: Winson, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Winson

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bibury with Winson

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

WINSON WINSON VILLAGE
SP 0808-0908
9/256 Church of St Michael
26.1.61
GV II*
Former chapel to Bibury parish, now parish church. C12; C13 and
C14 alterations; c1882 restoration. Random rubble limestone;
stone slate roof. Nave with south porch chancel. Round arched
C12 south doorway with billetted hoodmould, plain tympanum, imposts
and jamb shafts with scalloped capitals. C14 parapet gabled porch
with-chamfered inner order of arch on corbels; internal niche on
east side with ogee cusped head. Nave lancet to left; 2-light
square-headed Perpendicular window to right with ogee tracery and
hoodmould. Blocked north doorway as to south. C14 pointed 2-
light to left and Norman pilaster buttress. Two-light
Perpendicular west window in largely C19 restored west end having
C19 bellcote. Single east lancet to chancel is Early English as
are lancets to north and south; one enlarged chancel window with
cinquefoil on south side. Evidence of raising of chancel roof.
Interior: limewashed nave with C19 wagon roof. C12 chancel arch
with billetted hoodmould and jamb shafts with scalloped capitals
matches doorways. Late C19 painted diaper decoration to chancel
walls with vine and honeysuckle. South lancet has low sill
forming sedile. Sedile with shouldered arched top on north side.
Octagonal stone pulpit may be C15, but extensively restored and
scraped. Circular Norman bowl font on C19 base. Marble memorial
on north chancel wall to JOHN HOWES, died 1806, by J. MILLS of
Cirencester. Stained glass: east window by Hardman. South nave
lancet by Thomas Willement, c1850.
(A.R.J. Jurica, 'Bibury' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp. 21-24; and
D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)


Listing NGR: SP0907008642

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