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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: 1107445

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cornwood

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99135

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History

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Details

SX 65 NW CORNWOOD CHURCHTOWN 11/30 29-3-60 Church of St Michael GV I

Parish Church. Circa 1300 west tower and east end of chancel. The rest mainly C15. Chancel largely rebuilt in 1867. Granite and with granite freestone dressings. Slate roofs. Rendered tower. Comprising nave, chancel, north and south transepts and north and south aisles, west tower and south porch. North and south aisles have 3-light Perpendicular windows. Buttresses with set-offs between north windows and moulded plinth below. North and south transepts have 4-light Perpendicular windows. Chancel east window is C19 of 3-lights. Moulded 4-central arch south doorway. Granite ashlar porch with diagonal buttresses with set-offs and moulded 3-centred arch doorway with spandrels and label. Short west tower with straight parapet, lancets at ball-openings, 3-light west window with recticulated tracery. Short buttress at base of each side. Square stair turret on north-east corner with lancets. Five bay north and south arcades with slender moulded monolithic granite piers, moulded caps and bases and wide moulded 4-centred arches. Similar arches to transepts. Ceiled wagon roof to nave aisles and transepts. C13 triple sedilia and piscina with cusped arches. Chancel has reredos of 1867 and reredos around the walls in alabaster. Altar rail is also alabaster. Early C16 stone altar in south aisle with strapwork and shields in panels. Furnishings largely late C19 except for early C17 parallel and carved octagonal pulpit. Good wall monuments to'local families including: Robert Bellmaine and wife 1627. John Savery 1696. Thomas Vivian 1793. Sir John and Dane Mary Rogers 1759. Late C16/early C17 monument in south aisle with 2 kneeling figures.

Listing NGR: SX6043259366

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National Grid Reference: SX 60431 59365

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