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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Creaton, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3402 / 52°20'24"N

Longitude: -0.9647 / 0°57'52"W

OS Eastings: 470632

OS Northings: 271847

OS Grid: SP706718

Mapcode National: GBR BV0.8XW

Mapcode Global: VHDRK.7FCW

Plus Code: 9C4X82RP+34

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360130

ID on this website: 101067105

Location: St Michael's Church, Creaton, West Northamptonshire, NN6

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Creaton

Built-Up Area: Creaton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Great Creaton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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(South side)
Church of St. Michael
- II*

Church. Late C12, C13, C19. Squared coursed lias with lead roof. Nave,
South aisle, Chancel and West tower. Chancel, plain with string courses and
clasped buttresses at corners. C19 east window with panel tracery. Organ
chamber projection to north c.1888 with C13 lancet has centre transom with
quatrefoil window above, both reset. Gabled roof with plain parapets and
finial at apex. Clasped buttresses at north west corner. Nave similar with
2-light reticulated window on north side. North porch with late C12 door
opening has single shafts with water leaf capital and steeply pointed arch.
Gabled roof with ashlar moulded parapet. South aisle added in 1856, 3-window
range of 2-light windows with reticulated tracery. Clasped buttresses at
corners. East window, round with trefoiled tracery. West tower: 4 unequal
stages. Clasped buttresses. 2-light window with retriculated tracery to each
face of third stage. Plain parapet with short pinnacles. Interior: Nave
has 3-bay arcade with double chamfered arches and octagonal piers, dating
from 1856 extension. C14 triple chamfered tower arch. C19 painted
alter with triptych reredos flanked by C19 wall painting of St. Peter and St.
Paul. Stained glass - C19 to east window and 2 south aisle windows, remnant of
early stained glass in north nave window. Jacobean panelled pulpit also rail
with turned balusters to belfy, probably originally a communion rail. C19
chancel screen. Monuments: Plain marble tablet 1849 to Rev. McCormick and
late C19 tablet to Crow family both in chancel.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire p.232).

Listing NGR: SP7063271847

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