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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Driffield, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7027 / 51°42'9"N

Longitude: -1.9009 / 1°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 406941

OS Northings: 200448

OS Grid: SP069004

Mapcode National: GBR 3R7.66M

Mapcode Global: VHB2S.0GDJ

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 26 November 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129327

Location: Driffield, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Driffield

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Driffield (including Harnhill)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 00 SE
4/32 Church of St. Michael
Small Anglican church. Norman foundation, chancel rebuilt in C13
or early C14, alterations to tower in C18, restored 1909. Random
coursed rubble stone with quoins, stone slate roof with coped
verges and cross finial at east end. Small west tower rising
through nave roof, nave and south porch, chancel. Tower has hipped
roof with dragon weathervane, stone slate hung sides except to west
which has single small lancet, and may have been a bellcote. South
porch gabled with small diagonal buttresses flanking pointed
archway with sundial over, ogee niche to right inside porch,
sculptured Norman tympanum over south door depicting St. Michael
slaying the dragon. Two-light Perpendicular straight headed window
to nave, 2 similar to chancel with blocked doorway between.
Chancel has 3-light east window with 2 elongated quatrefoils
between Decorated tracery heads, diagonal buttresses at east end,
and single lancet to north side. Two twin trefoil head lancets to
north side of nave.
Interior: 3-bay nave with 2 tie beams, and collar beam to each pair
of rafters. Chancel roof of 3 bays, 2 plain collar and tie beam
trusses. Plain 2-step pointed chancel arch. Some medieval glass
fragments in east window. (David Verey, Buildings of England -
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979).

Listing NGR: SP0694100448

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