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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade I Listed Building in Lilleshall, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.7345 / 52°44'4"N

Longitude: -2.4033 / 2°24'11"W

OS Eastings: 372867

OS Northings: 315286

OS Grid: SJ728152

Mapcode National: GBR BZ.0YXH

Mapcode Global: WH9CY.1JWH

Plus Code: 9C4VPHMW+RM

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 18 June 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362263

Location: Lilleshall, Telford and Wrekin, TF10

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Lilleshall

Built-Up Area: Lilleshall

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lilleshall St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Church of St Michael and All Angels




Sandstone ashlar church with tiled roof. Late Norman nave, the south doorway has
two orders of shafts with shaft rings, arches with zigzags and keeled roll moulding.
Another Norman south doorway probably re-set, with zigzag moulding in 2-centred arch,
and shaft capitals with waterleaf. C19 traceried 3-light south nave windows.
Late C19 gabled south porch, timber-framed and ashlar.
Early English Chancel was lengthened in early C14 with restored 5-light east window
with reticulated tracery. Lancet and round-arched doorway on south wall of chancel.
Straight-headed north chancel window with three ogee-arched lights.
Early C14 long north aisle with Decorated 3-light east and 2-light west windows.
Decorated C19 north windows and three buttresses with set-offs.
Short perpendicular west tower with angle buttresses, moulded battlements, crocketed
pinnacles and quatrefoil frieze. Two-light bell-openings, the mullion and tracery
have been taken out except on the east side. Three-light Perpendicular vest window
in tower.

INTERIOR: Five-bay north arcade with chamfered pointed arches, short octagonal piers
with octagonal capitals and bases. Nave and chancel roof have arched braces,
collars and tie-beams with brackets underneath, and small cusped wind-braces.
Two-centred arch from chancel to north aisle. Norman cylindrical font has dreaded
sides with simple decoration and C19 base. Good monument in chancel to
Richard Leveson 1661 and his wife 1674 - 2 reclining figures with flanking columns
and pediment and putto outside. Royal Arms to Charles II. Stained glass in chancel
east window by Evans.
The gravestones have been moved and most have been set against the churchyard boundary
wall where there are a few C18 but mostly C19 headstones.

Listing NGR: SJ7286615287

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