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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hopton Wafers, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3857 / 52°23'8"N

Longitude: -2.5343 / 2°32'3"W

OS Eastings: 363734

OS Northings: 276544

OS Grid: SO637765

Mapcode National: GBR BT.QW7Y

Mapcode Global: VH847.192F

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483968

Location: Hopton Wafers, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hopton Wafers

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hopton Wafers

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

S06376
582-1/10/129

HOPTON WAFERS
Church of St Michael

12/11/54

GV
II*
Church. 1827, restored 1892. Built for Thomas Botfield. Sandstone ashlar, with ashlar plinth. Slate roof with projecting eaves and verge supported on ornamental eaves corbels.

PLAN: nave incorporating chancel, south porch, west tower.

EXTERIOR: nave east window and four opposing side windows all in arched C19 Gothic-style, with mullions and simple foiled tracery. One south window covered by south porch with arched entrance opening and semi-castellated parapet.
Tower: Romanesque-style round-headed windows with simple ornament at upper and lower stages. String courses. Roundel in middle stage to south. Parapet with pointed crenellation and corner pinnacles, over weathered string course.

INTERIOR: late C19 four-bay hammerbeam roof and chancel screen. West gallery with cast-iron embellishment. C12 font. Wall monument to Thomas Botfield d.1843 by EH Baily: large relief of reclining and kneeling figures. Other Classical wall monuments to John Hale d.1779; James Stanton and Ann his wife d.1817 by T Hare; Mrs Mary Hyde d.1778. West tower has fragment of C15 glass depicting angel.


Listing NGR: SO6373476544

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

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