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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Michelmersh, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0193 / 51°1'9"N

Longitude: -1.5084 / 1°30'30"W

OS Eastings: 434575

OS Northings: 124556

OS Grid: SU345245

Mapcode National: GBR 751.3F8

Mapcode Global: FRA 76QF.45G

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 29 May 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140950

Location: Michelmersh and Timsbury, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO51

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Michelmersh and Timsbury

Built-Up Area: Michelmersh

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Timsbury St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 32 SW
7/2 Church of St Andrew


Church. C13 church, chancel rebuilt C15, C16 porch and bellcote, restored C18 &
1847. Rubble flint and stone, rendered, stone dressings, weatherboarded porch
and bellcote, old plain tile roof. Plan of C15 chancel to C13 nave with central
5 porch and W bellcote, W bay of nave is vestry. Chancel has stone plinth with
offset. E end has C15 3-light cinquefoiled window with label, and C19 kneelered
gable. To sides at W squareheaded single light similar window. On S wall 2 C18
oval memorials. Nave has to each side, at E rendered brick arch window of C18 form
but with earlier jambs, and to W of centre C13 large pointed lancet. On S side,
has central C16 gabled timber porch on brick plinth; end has large posts and tie
with arch head cut out of tie. C19 bargeboards and sides. Inside C13 chamfered
round-headed door. On E side C18 tablet, on W C17 headstone. Above to W 2-light
gabled dormer. At W C13 ogee chamfered pointed door and C18 brick S buttress.
Over square plan bellcote with continuous louvre on sides. Roof hipped. Inside
chancel E window within continuous chamfered rear arch. Each side C15 moulded
image bracket. In SE squareheaded cinquefoiled niche with pillar piscina below.
Side windows have similar rear arches. C19 furnishing and tiles. Plastered
ceiling with only chamfered tiebeam visible. C19 chancel arch of 2 moulded orders
springing off huge plain corbels. Screen C16 of central archway with carved spandrels
and each side in top half trefoiled, arcading. Nave has to SE window splayed rear
arch, with below window remains of rear arch of lancet. NE window has splay to E
and in splay below inset medieval tiles. Wide splays to central N window and
flat lintel to door. By door C18 octagonal font on pillar and base. Above door
to E remains of wall painting. King post roof. W bay blocked off by panelling below
tiebeam, plaster above, Royal Arms Board GR 1788. In NE C17 timber pulpit with
arcaded panels carved corbels for book rest and door. In SW corner cupboard dated
1713. At E floor slab William Hunt 1756, at W Richard Harris 1679. On S side C16
pews with round finials on ends. On N C19 restored plainer pews.

Listing NGR: SU3476025439

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