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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maxstoke, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.4792 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -1.6541 / 1°39'14"W

OS Eastings: 423591

OS Northings: 286865

OS Grid: SP235868

Mapcode National: GBR 5JQ.GNN

Mapcode Global: VHBWH.8YX9

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 8 September 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309008

Location: Maxstoke, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Maxstoke

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Maxstoke

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP2386 (South side)
17/103 Church of St. Michael and All
08/09/61 Angels
Church. Early C14, C18 and mid C19. Squared and irregularly coursed sandstone.
Plain-tiled roof. Nave and chancel under continuous roof. West wall has a window
of 2 trefoil lights with reticulated tracery to the head in 2-centred chamfered
arch. Embattled bell turret, C19, of sandstone ashlar. West doorway, C15. Hollow
moulding to 4-centred arch. South wall, 3 windows each of 2 trefoil lights with
reticulated tracery in chamfered 2-centred arch. East window of 4 trefoil lights
with reticulated tracery to 2-centred chamfered arch with label and mask stops.
North wall has similar fenestration and a doorway in a 2-centred chamfered arch,
now blocked. Interior: C18 coved ceiling and modillion cornice. Galleried west
end on Doric columns of stone. Panelled parapet with dentil cornice. Font is
C18. Stone. Round bowl on baluster stem. Pulpit, C18. Square with chamfered
corners on later base. Sides with inlay. Chest, C17. Oak with iron fittings.
Possibly the chancel to a planned chapel ante portas of the priory of
Augustinian Canons founded by William de Clinton in 1336.
(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol IV; Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p350)

Listing NGR: SP2359286863

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

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