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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Aveley and Uplands, Thurrock

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Latitude: 51.498 / 51°29'52"N

Longitude: 0.2569 / 0°15'24"E

OS Eastings: 556758

OS Northings: 180088

OS Grid: TQ567800

Mapcode National: GBR W7.9FY

Mapcode Global: VHHNN.DLPZ

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 8 February 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119728

Location: Thurrock, RM15

County: Thurrock

Electoral Ward/Division: Aveley and Uplands

Built-Up Area: Aveley

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Mardyke

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Church of St Michael
TQ 58 SE 4/16 8.2.60


C12 with C13, C14 and C19 alterations. Rough coursed flint and ragstone
with Roman and C16 brick. Tower and dressings are of limestone. Roofs,
lead, slates and tiles. C12 Nave has C13 north arcade with 2 centred arches,
cylindrical columns with moulded bases and bell capitals. Round headed opening
to roof loft. South arcade is C12, with round arches, C15 clerestory with
C19 windows. C13 north aisle has 2, C15 windows, of 2 cinquefoiled lights.
C19 north doorway. C15 west window. C14 south aisle has original east window.
South wall has 2 windows, of C14, rebuilt C19. C14 south doorway with a
2 centred head. (Now blocked). C13 chancel has C19 east window. North
arcade is original with 2 centred arches, of 2 chamfered arches. South wall
has 3 windows, 2 are C19 with C13 splays and one C15, with 3 cinquefoiled
lights. Doorway of C15, with 2 centred arch. C13 chapel has C19 east window.
Two windows in north wall are C19 but incorporating C15 and C13 material.
C13 west tower of 2 stages with an embattled parapet. Original tower arch
is 2 centred. C15 west window of 3 cinquefoiled lights. C15 west doorway
has moulded jambs and 2 centred head. Bell chamber has 4 windows, of C15,
but largely rebuilt C19. C15 north porch. Nave roof has arch braced tie
beam visible and there is original timber roofing in the tower. 1621, pulpit,
brass to Ralph de Knevington (1370) and other brasses, monuments and C15
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ5675880088

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