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Latitude: 52.4792 / 52°28'45"N
Longitude: -1.654 / 1°39'14"W
OS Eastings: 423592
OS Northings: 286863
OS Grid: SP235868
Mapcode National: GBR 5JQ.GNN
Mapcode Global: VHBWH.8YXB
Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels
Listing Date: 8 September 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1365128
English Heritage Legacy ID: 309008
Location: Maxstoke, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Maxstoke
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Maxstoke
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
MAXSTOKE CHURCH ROAD
SP2386 (South side)
17/103 Church of St. Michael and All
Church. Early C14, C18 and mid C19. Squared and irregularly coursed sandstone.
Plain-tiled roof. Nave and chancel under continuous roof. West wall has a window
of 2 trefoil lights with reticulated tracery to the head in 2-centred chamfered
arch. Embattled bell turret, C19, of sandstone ashlar. West doorway, C15. Hollow
moulding to 4-centred arch. South wall, 3 windows each of 2 trefoil lights with
reticulated tracery in chamfered 2-centred arch. East window of 4 trefoil lights
with reticulated tracery to 2-centred chamfered arch with label and mask stops.
North wall has similar fenestration and a doorway in a 2-centred chamfered arch,
now blocked. Interior: C18 coved ceiling and modillion cornice. Galleried west
end on Doric columns of stone. Panelled parapet with dentil cornice. Font is
C18. Stone. Round bowl on baluster stem. Pulpit, C18. Square with chamfered
corners on later base. Sides with inlay. Chest, C17. Oak with iron fittings.
Possibly the chancel to a planned chapel ante portas of the priory of
Augustinian Canons founded by William de Clinton in 1336.
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV; Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p350)
Listing NGR: SP2359286863
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