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Roman Catholic Church of St Michael and St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton Campville, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6945 / 52°41'40"N

Longitude: -1.6517 / 1°39'6"W

OS Eastings: 423635

OS Northings: 310811

OS Grid: SK236108

Mapcode National: GBR 5G6.36X

Mapcode Global: WHCGR.LJPP

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St Michael and St James

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272757

Location: Clifton Campville, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B79

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Clifton Campville

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifton Campville St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


2/6 R.C. Church of St.
Michael and St.


R.C. church. Mainly 1901-2 by Edmund Kirby, chancel of 1885. Ashlar;
plain tile roof with crested ridge tiles. Cruciform, 3-bay nave with
south porch, 2-bay chancel, single-bay transepts. Nave: to the west
a group of 3 graded lancets, below each is a trefoil headed window,
pilaster buttresses flank each window; north and south windows of 3
trefoil headed lights. Gabled north porch with king-post roof and diagonal
braces; inside double half glazed doors in a wooden screen lead to a
segmental pointed doorway with 2 massive half-roll orders. Transepts:
east and west windows similar to those of the nave, transomed north
window; square headed south door with roll moulded surround. Chancel:
3 lancets to the east under a common hood mould; 3-light south window,
2-light and single-light north windows, all have trefoiled heads. Interior:
pointed chancel arch flanked by 2 pointed niches containing images of
Christ and of Mary and Child; ribbed segmental arch to north transept;
scissor braced roof trusses. Fittings: font in a Romanesque style rectangular
basin with blind arcading containing mythical creatures stands on 4
slim columns with cable moulding. Octagonal wooden pulpit with panelled
and traceried sides. Stained glass: all nave windows, east window and
all the north transept windows have early C20 glass. B.O.E. p.148;
Kelly's Directory of Staffordshire (1904) p.131.

Listing NGR: SK2363510811

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