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Church of St Michael and All Angels and RAF Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyneham and Bradenstoke, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5076 / 51°30'27"N

Longitude: -1.9669 / 1°58'0"W

OS Eastings: 402392

OS Northings: 178739

OS Grid: SU023787

Mapcode National: GBR 3TG.FJP

Mapcode Global: VHB3P.VCJM

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels and RAF Chapel

Listing Date: 17 January 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316747

Location: Lyneham and Bradenstoke, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lyneham and Bradenstoke

Built-Up Area: Lyneham Airfield

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Lyneham with Bradenstoke St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/60 Church of St. Michael and All
Angels and RAF Chapel


Anglican parish church and chapel for R.A.F. base. C14 - C15 and
chancel 1862-5 by William Butterfield.
Coursed limestone, ashlar to lower part of tower and porch. Roof
slate, some old stone slates and asbestos slates.
Nave and south porch, north aisle C15, much restored. Short west
tower, late C14. 3-light Perpendicular windows to aisle and
blocked north door, all C15.
Tower: 2 stage, crenellated, west door c1350 -1400. Nave windows
restored Perpendicular.
Chancel Decorated forms, mid wall string stepped up at east end.
Transverse gabled vestry.
Internally, 4 bay C19 nave arcade, 5 bay roof: scissor braces with
cinquefoils in apex boarding, by Butterfield. Chancel 2 bay,
trussed rafter roof. Large sedilia, severe piscina. Aisle roof
moulded rafters and purlins, 1680. Rood screen C15 panelled, with
quatrefoil tracery, no doors, heavily repainted. Tower arch
screen, C17, arcaded panels and pendents over central doors, also
repainted. Pulpit, Cl9, part octagon. Font: Octagonal on moulded
base, painted.
Monuments: In north aisle; HENEAGE WALKER, 1758, veined white
marble. Broken pediment on Corinthian columns, crested arms and
lamenting angels. DIONYSIA WALKER, Marble tablet with segmental
head. JOHN WALKER HENEAGE, 1806 by T King of Bath. White marble
relief of grieving figure by broken column, on grey marble oval.
ARABELLA WALKER HENEAGE, 1818, white and black marble, also by T.
King. Scroll with urn over. JAMES BUTTON WALKER, 1817. COLEBROOK
WALKER, 1757.
By organ: Dame ELEANOR BUTTON (of Tockenham Court) 1706.
Limestone aedicule enclosing marble plaque recording legacy (Amount
C17 Houselling bench in chancel. Organ by Sweetland. Glass; East
window by Gibbs.

Listing NGR: SU0239278739

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