Church Of St Michael / Church Of St Michael Arch Angel

Date:
21 Aug 1999
Location:
Church Of St Michael, Dudley Road, Himley, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
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Church Of St Michael Arch Angel, Dudley Road, Himley, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/02131/22
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HIMLEY C.P. DUDLEY ROAD (north SO 89 SE side) 5/55 Church of St. Michael (formerly listed as Church 27.6.63 of St Michael Arch Angel) GV II Parish church. Dated 1764. Cement rendered and lined as ashlar; plain tile roof with coped verges. West tower, 2-bay nave, single-bay chancel, south- east vestry. Simple classical building;most of the windows have keyed semi- circular arches springing from imposts and,leaded lights. West tower of 4 stages marked by bands, with coved parapet band and plain parapet. West door with raised key. Windows of the upper 2 stages are louvred. Datestone over west window of second stage. Nave and chancel: pilaster strips at the corners and at division of nave and chancel. Canted east window projection with hipped roof; pedimented gable to vestry. Interior. Panelled and gracefully curved west gallery on slim iron columns. It is reached by a stair- case with stick balusters. Fittings. C19 stone font with hexagonal basin on cylindrical pedestal with stiff leaf capital. C18 wooden pulpit, square- with panelled sides. Brass angel lectern of 1894. Simple classical rood screen, and communion rail, both with turned balusters. Monument. Vis- countess Ednam, 1930, by Sir W. Reid Dick; statue of a young woman carrying a child on her shoulder. Stained glass. east window depicting Jesus the good shepherd,after 1903. B.O.E. p. 147.

Listing NGR: SO8829691109

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0880 IOE Records taken by Mark Hadley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Mark Hadley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hadley, Mark

Rights Holder: Hadley, Mark

Keywords

Ashlar, Cement, Render, Tile, Georgian Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Statue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative

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