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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Stockland, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8353 / 50°50'7"N

Longitude: -3.0741 / 3°4'26"W

OS Eastings: 324461

OS Northings: 104528

OS Grid: ST244045

Mapcode National: GBR M2.WP0M

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GW.L6T

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 8 May 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88191

Location: Stockland, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Stockland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stockland St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

8.5.67 Church of St Michael


Parish church. Largely C13 with circa early C14 south transept. Stone rubble with
freestone dressings and slate roofs.

Nave with decorated two-light windows. South doorway with double-chamfered jambs
and moulded arch without capitals, Victorian south porch. Chancel with C15
flat-headed two-light south windows and perpendicular four-light east window.

Fine C15 north aisle and north east chapel with quatrefoil pierced and moulded
battlements, gargoyles, large perpendicular three-light windows and moulded north
doorway without capitals. Polygonal stair turret, between north aisle and north
east chapel with battlements. Circa early C14 south transept with decorated
two-light south window and lancet on east side with cusped head.

Tall C15 west tower in three stages with set back buttresses, battlements, two-light
bell-openings four-light perpendicular west window over west doorway and with
elaborate foliage and vine carving in the moulded arch, but without capitals.
Polygonal stair turret on the south east corner of tower with battlements.
Interior: perpendicular north arcade of five bays with four centred arches, the two
west bays are narrow with two-centred arches. Four centred arches to north chapel
and south transcept. All with carved foliage capitals. The chancel arch and tower
arch are without capitals. C15 octagonal front. Victorian furnishings and roofs.

Monuments: Amos Collard 1747. William Keate 1777, vicar of Stockland.

Listing NGR: ST2445904528

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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