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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7067 / 50°42'24"N

Longitude: -2.5266 / 2°31'35"W

OS Eastings: 362912

OS Northings: 89805

OS Grid: SY629898

Mapcode National: GBR PW.G1Q6

Mapcode Global: FRA 57L6.PJ4

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403855

Location: Winterbourne Steepleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterbourne Steepleton

Built-Up Area: Winterbourne Abbas

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Winterbournes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


8/154 Church of St Michael

Parish Church. C11 quoins to nave, C12 nave rebuilt, C14 west tower and
porch, C15 chancel, C17 and C18 alterations, blockings and repairs. West
Tower, Nave, Chancel, South porch. Rubble-stone walls with Ham stone dressings.
Slate roofs. Nave retains long-and-short work quoins, C12 north and south
doorways, north blocked, both plain with roll-moulded label. Fenestration
is C15, windows of 3 cinquefoiled lights with vertical tracery in a two-centred
head. Labels and head-stops. South wall at west end has an early C18 window
of 2 lights for the west gallery. West Tower, 3 stages, 2 stages diagonal
buttresses, surmounted by a plain parapet. Later (C18) octagonal stone spire
with corner pinnacles. Chancel: has a C15 south window of 2 cinquefoiled
lights with vertical tracery in a 2-centred head with a label. C19 east
window. South porch has a C14 outer entrance with chamfered jambs and a
2-centred head under a label. For full architectural description and fittings;
(RCHM Dorset II, p.395(1))

Listing NGR: SY6291289806

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