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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.325 / 52°19'29"N

Longitude: -2.1987 / 2°11'55"W

OS Eastings: 386552

OS Northings: 269673

OS Grid: SO865696

Mapcode National: GBR 1DM.8XM

Mapcode Global: VH921.TTZJ

Plus Code: 9C4V8RF2+XG

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400332

Location: Elmley Lovett, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Elmley Lovett

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Elmley Lovett

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Description


ELMLEY LOVETT CP ELMLEY LOVETT
SO 86 NE
5/43
Church of St Michael
14.3.69
GV
II*

Parish church. C14 tower, remainder rebuilt 1839-1840 by John Mills.
Ashlar, tile roof. Chancel, nave, west tower. Tower: C14, three stages,
recessed octagonal spire, battlemented parapet with three corner pinnacles
(north-west pinnacle missing), diagonal buttresses to ground floor, roll
moulding to corner above, 1840 additions (single storey) on north and south
side of tower provide porches; tall window to second stage (belfry) with
semi-circular head; square headed window to first stage; in ground floor
west wall a restored window of three lights with trefoiled heads under
2-centred head. Nave: battlemented parapet, diagonal buttresses, four
bays divided by stepped buttresses with large lancet windows, each with
label. Chancel: two bays to south wall, lancet to east bay, other blank;
east wall: three stepped lancets, roundel above inscribed "SUB CRUCE CANDIDA
1840". Interior: chancel arch 2-centred and chamfered; roof: nave: seven
bays, chancel two bays, collar trusses. Fittings: late C19 font, C17 altar
table, a hatchment and the Royal arms. The church stands in the middle of
a deserted medieval village. (VCH 3, p 110; BoE, p 144; H Colvin, 1978,
A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600 - 1840, London).


Listing NGR: SO8655269673

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