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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sollers Hope, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9952 / 51°59'42"N

Longitude: -2.5658 / 2°33'56"W

OS Eastings: 361249

OS Northings: 233118

OS Grid: SO612331

Mapcode National: GBR FS.JG5Y

Mapcode Global: VH864.G3XV

Plus Code: 9C3VXCWM+3M

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 25 February 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154313

Location: Sollers Hope, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Sollers Hope

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Sollershope

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Description


SOLLERS HOPE CP -
SO 63 SW
2/55 Church of St Michael
25.2.66
GV II*
Parish church. C14, C19 restoration with addition of north vestry and
bell turret in 1887. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, C20 tiled
roof, C19 timber-framed bell turret with shingle cladding to squat spire.
Nave with bell turret and south porch, chancel and north vestry. Nave:
two trefoil-headed lights with tracery and hoodmould to right of gabled
south porch, outer archway with responds, outer moulded order, inner
chamfered. Chancel: two trefoil-headed lights with quatrefoil to window
to right of blocked chancel doorway. Interior: RCHM mentions C14 date for
chancel and nave roofs; moulded and embattled wall-plates, trussed rafter
roofs. Chancel arch: two chamfered orders, 2-centred arched head. Fittings:
font: plain cylindrical bowl on C20 base, possibly C13. Monuments: coffin
lid, possibly C13, in chancel, tapering slab with decorative cross in roundel
and male figure in military dress. Three other coffin lids in west wall of
nave, C13 and C14. (RCHM Vol II, p 169).


Listing NGR: SO6124933118

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