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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade I Listed Building in Steventon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6198 / 51°37'11"N

Longitude: -1.3306 / 1°19'50"W

OS Eastings: 446441

OS Northings: 191428

OS Grid: SU464914

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z8.DF7

Mapcode Global: VHCYC.WKF4

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 9 February 1966

Last Amended: 19 February 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251342

Location: Steventon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Steventon

Built-Up Area: Steventon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Steventon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

STEVENTON CHURCH LANE
SU4691 North side)
12/39 Church of St Michael and All
09/02/66 Angels
(Formerly listed as Church of
St. Michael and All Angels,
The Causeway)

GV I

Church. Early C14, with late C15 alterations, probably at the expense of Sir
Hugh Calveley. Coursed stone rubble to south aisle and to south tower; uncoursed
stone rubble, to nave; lead roof to nave; south aisle and tower roars not
visible. S-bay chancel, 6-bay nave, south aisle and south tower. 2-centre arched
doorway to base of tower, having hood mould and double-leaf doors with
Perpendicular wood tracery ribbing. 2-light reticulated tracery windows to south
aisle and to west side of tower. 2-light stone mullion windows with cusped
lights to left of nave. 2-light stone mullion window with Perpendicular heads to
lights to right of chancel. 2-light reticulated tracery window to east end of
south aisle. 5-light perpendicular tracery window to east end of chancel. North
side of nave: 2-centre arched doorway to left of centre with hood mould having
carved end stops. 2-light reticulated tracery windows to nave. North side of
chancel: 3-light intersecting tracery window to right. 2-light window of unusual
reticulated tracery to left. West end: round-arched doorway with hood mould and
carved end stops and central boss, having ribbed double-leaf doors. 3.-light
stone mullion window above with Perpendicular heads and hood mould, Top stage of
tower has 2-light reticulated tracery louvred openings to each side.
Battlemented parapet to tower. Interior: chancel arch-braced collar-truss roof
with moulded ribs, mid-collar purlin and carved bosses. Recess to right of east
window with stone tracery to vault. Cl9 piscina and 2-seat sedillia. 2-centre
segmental arch to aisle with hood mould, having carved faces to end stops. C19
choir stalls, altar rail and tile floor, Nave: arch-braced collar-truss roof
with moulded ribs, mid collar purlin, and carved bosses. C19 octagonal stone
font with quatrefoil panels to each side of bowl. Lean-to roof to south aisle,
part now vestry. C14 intaglio glass to east window. 2-centred arches to nave and
tower: Majority of pews are C14 in part. History: Sir Hugh Calveley owned the
manor of Steventon from c,l361-1394 and it is possible that he paid for the
re-furbishment of the Church from the profits of his military campaigns:
(Buildings of England: Berkshire: p227-8, 1975; Steventon Church and Sir Hugh
Calveley by J. Fletcher in Transactions of the Newbury District Field Club".
Vol 12, No.1, pp74-85, 1970).


Listing NGR: SU4644191429

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