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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Selston, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0523 / 53°3'8"N

Longitude: -1.2948 / 1°17'41"W

OS Eastings: 447365

OS Northings: 350787

OS Grid: SK473507

Mapcode National: GBR 7DW.PGM

Mapcode Global: WHDGB.2JPX

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 410936

Location: Selston, Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG16

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Ashfield

Civil Parish: Selston

Built-Up Area: Brinsley

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Brinsley with Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 45 SE SELSTON CHURCH LANE
Underwood
(west side)
5/69 Church of
St. Michael and
All Angels
G.V. II
Parish church. 1890. Designed by J. A. Chatwin for Earl Cowper.
C14 style. Ashlar with plain tile roof and shingled spire.
Chamfered plinth, coped gables with kneelers, buttressed. Single
side wall stack. Windows are C14 style lancets with intersecting
tracery. Nave, baptistry, north and south aisles, north
transept, south east tower, chancel, south porch. Nave west end
has 5 light lancet. Baptistry, single bay, has to north, 2
lancets. To west, triple lancet. To south, a lancet. North
aisle, 4 bays, has at west end, double lancet. North side has 4
similar lancets. South aisle has 4 similar lancets. North
transept has 2 diagonal buttresses. To west, door. North gable
has triple lancet. Chancel, 2 bays, has to north a double
lancet. East end has string course, diagonal buttresses and 4
light lancet. Inscribed panel referring to memorial clock, 1919.
Tower, 2 stages, has moulded string courses, diagonal east
buttress, and to west, octagonal turret with crenellated parapet.
Moulded coped parapet with 4 gargoyles. Set back octagonal spire
with 4 lucarnes with double lancets. Weathercock. First stage
has to south, triple lancet. Above, to west, south and east,
cusped double lancet with square headed reveal. Second stage has
4 paired lancets with linked hood moulds. Above each, clock.
South porch has to west, triple lancet, and to south, chamfered
and rebated doorway. Nave arcades, 4 bays, have round piers with
moulded bases and capitals, matching octagonal responds, and
moulded arches. Double purl in principal rafter roof with arch
braces on corbels. Cusped struts and wind braces. WEst end has
archway with late C20 screen and doors. North and south aisles
have at east ends, chamfered arched doorways. South aisle has
shouldered door at west end. Both have lean-to roofs with arch
braces. Moulded and rebated chancel arch has clustered shaft
responds and hood mould. Chancel north side has to west, opening
containing organ in panelled case. East end has sill band and
memorial window by A. Orr, 1920. South side has aumbry and
arched opening to vestry with glazed screen. Scissor braced
roof. Vestry, organ chamber, west end vestibule and porch have
scissor braced roofs. Fittings include panelled stalls and desks
with open bookstands and shaped ends. Plain benches. Traceried
panelled octagonal wooden pulpit on ashlar base. Panelled
octagonal font, C14 style. Monuments include late C19 marble and
slate tablet and crested alabaster tablet to Earl Cowper, 1890.


Listing NGR: SK4736550787


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 24 January 2017.

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

Description

SK 45 SE SELSTON CHURCH LANE
Underwood
(west side)
5/69 Church of
St. Michael and
All Angels
G.V. II
Parish church. 1890. Designed by J. A. Chatwin for Earl Cowper.
C14 style. Ashlar with plain tile roof and shingled spire.
Chamfered plinth, coped gables with kneelers, buttressed. Single
side wall stack. Windows are C14 style lancets with intersecting
tracery. Nave, baptistry, north and south aisles, north
transept, south east tower, chancel, south porch. Nave west end
has 5 light lancet. Baptistry, single bay, has to north, 2
lancets. To west, triple lancet. To south, a lancet. North
aisle, 4 bays, has at west end, double lancet. North side has 4
similar lancets. South aisle has 4 similar lancets. North
transept has 2 diagonal buttresses. To west, door. North gable
has triple lancet. Chancel, 2 bays, has to north a double
lancet. East end has string course, diagonal buttresses and 4
light lancet. Inscribed panel referring to memorial clock, 1919.
Tower, 2 stages, has moulded string courses, diagonal east
buttress, and to west, octagonal turret with crenellated parapet.
Moulded coped parapet with 4 gargoyles. Set back octagonal spire
with 4 lucarnes with double lancets. Weathercock. First stage
has to south, triple lancet. Above, to west, south and east,
cusped double lancet with square headed reveal. Second stage has
4 paired lancets with linked hood moulds. Above each, clock.
South porch has to west, triple lancet, and to south, chamfered
and rebated doorway. Nave arcades, 4 bays, have round piers with
moulded bases and capitals, matching octagonal responds, and
moulded arches. Double purl in principal rafter roof with arch
braces on corbels. Cusped struts and wind braces. WEst end has
archway with late C20 screen and doors. North and south aisles
have at east ends, chamfered arched doorways. South aisle has
shouldered door at west end. Both have lean-to roofs with arch
braces. Moulded and rebated chancel arch has clustered shaft
responds and hood mould. Chancel north side has to west, opening
containing organ in panelled case. East end has sill band and
memorial window by A. Orr, 1920. South side has aumbry and
arched opening to vestry with glazed screen. Scissor braced
roof. Vestry, organ chamber, west end vestibule and porch have
scissor braced roofs. Fittings include panelled stalls and desks
with open bookstands and shaped ends. Plain benches. Traceried
panelled octagonal wooden pulpit on ashlar base. Panelled
octagonal font, C14 style. Monuments include late C19 marble and
slate tablet and crested alabaster tablet to Earl Cowper, 1890.


Listing NGR: SK4736550787


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 24 January 2017.

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