CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100658
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wyre Forest (District Authority)
Parish:
Rushock
National Grid Reference:
SO 88457 71193

Details

RUSHOCK CP CHURCH HILL (east side) SO 87 SE 10/94 Church of St Michael

GV II

Parish church. 1756-1758 by Roger Eykyn, or possibly Thomas Farnolls Pritchard, restored 1872. Sandstone ashlar with tile roofs. Nave with short transepts, chancel and west tower. West tower: three stages with crenellated parapet, 2-centred head to belfry window; 2-light window with Y-tracery to first stage. Ground floor: ogee label to Tudor arch doorhead, fanlight and 2-leaf panelled door. Nave: two bays, two windows have Y-tracery, transept has a stone coped verge to gable and a Y-tracery window; chancel: east window of 1872 has two trefoiled lights under a 2-centred head. Interior: west gallery on plain wooden posts; interior of east window has engaged respond shafts. Nave roof of five bays with arch braced collars supporting king-posts to trusses. Fittings mainly of 1872. Tower staircase has (late Cl7?) splat balusters; some C17 panelling is re-used as fixed benches under west gallery. (BoE, p 257; Colvin, H: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600 - l840, (second edition 1978), p 304; Hereford & Worcester Record Office, BA 8693).

Listing NGR: SO8845771193

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157084
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 304
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 257

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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