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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383537
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483968
Location: Hopton Wafers, Shropshire, DY14
Civil Parish: Hopton Wafers
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Hopton Wafers
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
Church of St Michael
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
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