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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stockton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2689 / 52°16'7"N

Longitude: -1.3601 / 1°21'36"W

OS Eastings: 443766

OS Northings: 263606

OS Grid: SP437636

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q8.QZF

Mapcode Global: VHCV8.C7VJ

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307225

Location: Stockton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stockton

Built-Up Area: Stockton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stockton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP4363 (East side)
11/94 Church of St. Michael


Church. C14 chancel and C15 tower. Nave and aisles rebuilt, and chancel
part-rebuilt C19. Squared coursed lias banded with some sandstone to chancel and
nave, with sandstone ashlar tower. Plain-tile and lead roofs. Chancel, aisled
nave and west tower. Chancel of 2 bays with chamfered plinth, offset diagonal
buttresses and coped gable to east with cross at apex. Restored C14 east window
of 3 cusped lights with geometric tracery within double chamfered surround.
Datestone of restoration above window: 1809. Pointed-arched doorway with C19
plank door to south with window of 2 cusped lights to right and C15
square-headed 2-light window to left. C19 gabled vestry to north with early C14
style 2-light window to east and square-headed window of 2 cusped lights to
north. Nave of 4 bays with chamfered plinth, offset buttresses and
hollow-chamfered eaves cornice to aisles. Coped gable to east. North aisle has 3
and south aisle has four C14-style windows, each of 2 cusped lights with
quatrefoil tracery and hood mould. Further 2-light window to east aisle wall,
with single cusped lights to east walls of both aisles. C19 sandstone gabled
porch with round pointed arched doorway with moulded surround. Pointed-arched
doorway with double hollow-chamfered doorway within C19 plank door. Stone
benches to east and west. C19 clerestory with 4 cusped round lights to north and
south. Early C15 west tower of 3 stages with chamfered plinth, offset
buttresses, chamfered storey bands and hollow moulded eaves cornice decorated
with carved heads. Parapetted eaves cornice with heraldic arms carved on merlons
and pinnacles to each corner. Restored window to west of 2 cusped lights with
mouchette tracery. Hollow-moulded surround. Loop-lights to south wall. Bell
chamber openings of 2 cusped lights with transom within 4-centred heads.
Interior: chancel windows have C19 rere-arches. Vestry archway of 2 pointed
orders, the inner order supported by polygonal moulded corbels. Decorative tile
floors. C15 chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders with polygonal moulded capitals
supporting the inner order. Nave aisle and clerestory windows have chamfered
rere-arches. C19 nave arcade of 4 bays with hexagonal piers with moulded bases
and capitals supporting double-chamfered arches. Decorative tile and stone flag
floors. Small C14 piscina re-used in south aisle wall with ogee-headed surround
and mouchette-tracery panel within. Tower arch of 2 chamfered orders to east and
3 to west. C19 hammer-beam chancel roof with C19 arch-braced collar-truss nave
roof. CI9 pews and choir stalls and polygonal wood pulpit. C19 polygonal font on
orginal moulded base. In south wall of chancel a marble wall-tablet with
scrolled surround and broken pediment with carved arms. Dedicated to 'the pious
memory of that vertuous and/religius Gentlewoman Mrs ELLEN/PILKIN6TON (eldest
daughter of/Mr. RICHARD OUINEY Citizen and/Grocer of London). Married to
EDWARDPILKIN6TON formerly of Stockton'. She died 1689, aged 71.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.VI, pp.227-228; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,

Listing NGR: SP4376663606

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