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CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

List entry Number: 1100658

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH HILL

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rushock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157084

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SO 88457 71193

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