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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Basildon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.5621 / 51°33'43"N

Longitude: 0.5069 / 0°30'24"E

OS Eastings: 573860

OS Northings: 187783

OS Grid: TQ738877

Mapcode National: GBR PMQ.2YN

Mapcode Global: VHJKV.QZTV

Plus Code: 9F32HG64+VP

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Last Amended: 6 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112309

Location: Basildon, Essex, SS13

County: Essex

District: Basildon

Town: Basildon

Electoral Ward/Division: Pitsea South East

Built-Up Area: Basildon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Pitsea St Gabriel with Nevendon St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/01/2013

TQ 78 NW 6/94

Church of St Michael

(Formerly listed under Church Hill)


Church. Early C16 tower; nave and chancel rebuilt 1871 by Sir Arthur
Blomfield. Coursed and squared limestone with ashlar dressings; gabled plain
tile roofs with stone coped gables. Plan of west tower, and nave and chancel with
north vestry and south porch. Chancel has hood moulds with foliate stops over
3-light cinquefoil-headed east window, and cinquefoil-headed lights to 2-bay
side walls; vestry has 2-light window with quatrefoil light. Three-bay nave
has shallow pointed arches over 2-light ogee-and trefoil-headed windows with
quatrefoil upper lights. South porch has double-chamfered pointed-arched
doorway with C20 boarding over door. Early C16 three-stage west tower has plain
square-headed lights, and label moulds over C15 trefoil-headed belfry lights;
battlemented parapet. Interior: late C19 five-bay arch-braced roof set on late
C19 carved corbels; double-chamfered archway to vestry.

Listing NGR: TQ7386087783

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

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