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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Himley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.5177 / 52°31'3"N

Longitude: -2.1739 / 2°10'26"W

OS Eastings: 388296

OS Northings: 291109

OS Grid: SO882911

Mapcode National: GBR 42B.9V

Mapcode Global: VH913.8ZL8

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 27 June 1963

Last Amended: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405806

Location: Himley, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DY3

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Himley

Built-Up Area: Himley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Himley St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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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

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