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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaisdon, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8528 / 51°51'9"N

Longitude: -2.4327 / 2°25'57"W

OS Eastings: 370293

OS Northings: 217218

OS Grid: SO702172

Mapcode National: GBR FY.TK5W

Mapcode Global: VH86S.SP9J

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354071

Location: Blaisdon, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Blaisdon

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Blaisdon St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/3 Church of St. Michael and All

Church, C15 tower, rest rebuilt 1867-9; by F.R. Kempson of Hereford
for H. Crawshay. Tower thin coursed rubble, church squared red
Forest stone with cream ashlar dressings: slate roof. West tower
4-bay nave, with north aisle, chancel with vestry, south porch.
Tower of two stages, with diagonal corner buttresses, 2-light
belfry window with stone louvres, no hood mould: below a single-
light square-headed window. Battlemented parapet with short spire
above. Gabled porch, door with two-centred pointed head, possibly
later wrought-iron gates: above a circular window. Nave has
plinth, moulded string course at window-sill level, and stone
corbels to eaves gutter. Lancet window to west of porch, two 2-
light plate-tracery windows to east, all with hoodmoulds. Gable
has copings and apex cross, with square-set buttress below.
Chancel similar to nave, but with central door, at top of steps,
and one lancet each side. East wall has three grouped lancets.
Internally nave arcade has monolithic columns, carved leaf
capitals. Roofs open. In chancel an aumbry from earlier church on
north, with cinque-foiled ogee head, piscina in south window sill.
Octagonal stone font on columnar base dates from rebuilding. C16
linen-fold panelled pew ends reused in north aisle. Sundry late
C18, early C19 monuments in tower base, also painted board
recording fire burning down village in 1699.

Listing NGR: SO7029317218

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

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