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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2653 / 51°15'55"N

Longitude: -1.0889 / 1°5'20"W

OS Eastings: 463664

OS Northings: 152186

OS Grid: SU636521

Mapcode National: GBR B6H.MJL

Mapcode Global: VHD08.2GPD

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 3 May 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137909

Location: Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG21

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Town: Basingstoke and Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastrop

Built-Up Area: Basingstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Basingstoke

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 65 SW BASINGSTOKE CHURCH SQUARE

2/9

3.5.49 Church of St Michael

- I

C14, C15, C16 and 1920. A church of early origin, with late-medieval replacements.
A comparatively small east end, comprising a chancel (a rebuild of 1464 with a
fine exposed timber roof within), a south chapel and vestry (of C14), and a
larger north (War Memorial) chapel of 1720. The larger scale nave and aisles
(1520) has 5 bays, enclosing the Tower at the west end, and there is a 2-storeyed
south porch of 1539. The east end has steeply-pitched red tile roofing, flint
walls with stone dressings (chequer-board pattern for the north chapel) for
windows, bands, buttresses. The main body of the church is in stone ashlar,
the nave having a flat roof (lead) behind a crenellated parapet the windows of
3 lights in the clerestory and 4 lights in the aisles; there are cill bands, high
moulded plinth, and plain parapets to the aisles. The Tower is of 4 stages, with
a crenellated parapet, octagonal corner buttresses capped by pinnacles of 1879,
with a large west window. Within there are 3 hatchments with the Royal Coat of
Arms (of Elizabeth, James I, and William III), a font of 1885, and some windows
at the east end containing small areas of C16 glass, from the Holy Ghost Chapel.


Listing NGR: SU6363152194

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