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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Appleby Magna, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6854 / 52°41'7"N

Longitude: -1.5354 / 1°32'7"W

OS Eastings: 431502

OS Northings: 309850

OS Grid: SK315098

Mapcode National: GBR 6HP.NN0

Mapcode Global: WHCGT.DR2N

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187892

Location: Appleby Magna, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Appleby Magna

Built-Up Area: Appleby Magna

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Appleby Magna and Swepstone with Snarestone and Norton-juxta-Twycross

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 30 NW
(east side)
6/4 Church of St. Michael
24.11.65 II*
Church, stonework mainly C14. Nave of five bays with identical N and S aisles,
N chancel chapel and chancel. tower with angle buttresses with set-offs,
bell-openings, battlements, and recessed spire. Slate roof to chancel, rest
of lead. Windows have reticulated tracery. W door surround rebuilt.
Interior: plaster vaults added and walls stuccoed and painted in 1827.
W gallery, 1837, oak front similar in design to contemporary, complete set
of box pews. Thus also stone font. Remains of early C19 glass in upper
lights of N and S aisle windows. Those of N aisle contain 7 fragments of
C14 stained glass whilst those of S aisle contain medallions copying these.
In chancel double alabaster recumbent tomb of C14. Wall monuments of
C17-C19. E window stained glass signed by Lavers, Barraud and Westlake,
1879. Pulpit dated 1877. Fine set of C19 wall bracket lamps originally
using Colza oil. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK3150209850

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

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