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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Horton, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.4723 / 51°28'20"N

Longitude: -0.5404 / 0°32'25"W

OS Eastings: 501474

OS Northings: 175821

OS Grid: TQ014758

Mapcode National: GBR GB0.N5T

Mapcode Global: VHFTH.L856

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40696

Location: Horton, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL3

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Civil Parish: Horton

Built-Up Area: Horton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Horton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

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Church of St Michael
TQ 07 NW 2/6 23.9.55


Parish Church. C12 three-bay nave, church walls, fine ornamented Norman north doorway.
C15 north transept and late C16 tower of flint, some early brick, and dressed stone
quoins. 1875-76 restoration of chancel, south aisle and vestry. Nave roof has
chamfered crown posts traced two ways on to collar purlins. Simple C12 font with
large twisted edge roll, modern base. Traces of early decoration remain on soffite
of west nave arch. East of arches south arcade, a flight of stone steps entered through
a two centred arched doorway, leading to former rood-loft spanning chancel arch.
Piscina on right hand of altar to Lady Chapel. Stained glass 1882 by Kemp.
Monuments: Chancel - ledger stone to Sarah Milton mother of the poet, 1637. North
wall cartouche, swags and escutcheon to Robert Narmey 1734.
Perener, VCH 111 p.284.
RCHM p.206-8.

Listing NGR: TQ0147275818

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