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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: 1146807

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, HIGH ROAD

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

County:

District: Thurrock

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119674

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5221 HIGH ROAD Fobbing Church of St Michael TQ 78 SW 7/18 8.2.60

I

2. C11, with extensive alterations in C14 and C15. Ragstone rubble, with flint, septaria, and Reigate dressings. Red plain tile roofs. C11 Nave, has 2 C14 windows in north wall with cinquefoiled ogee lights, and a blocked C11 window with round head. C14 north doorway has moulded jambs and 2 centred arch. Late C15 rood loft staircase. Lower door has 2 centred head and upper door has 4 centred head. C14 south arcade of 4 bays, part rebuilt circa 1500. Arches are 2 centred of 2 chamfered arches, columns are octagonal with moulded bases and capitals. C14 south aisle has 3 late C15 windows, of 3 cinquefoiled lights in a square head. Late C15 south doorway has moulded jambs and 2 centred arch. West wall has late C15 window. C14 chancel has C15 east window of 3 cinquefoiled lights in 2 centred head. North wall has re-set C13 lancet and late C15 window. South wall has C19 window and early C14 arcade with 2 centred arches of 2 hollow chamfered orders. Early C14 chancel arch, 2 centred and of 2 chamfered orders. C14 south chapel has C19 east window and C19 south doorway. South window is early C14, of 2 lights in 2 centred head. West wall has C14, 2 centred arch of 2 hollow orders. Late C15 west tower of 3 stages with an embattled parapet and stair turret. Two centred tower arch, with attached shafts, moulded capitals and bases. West window is 3 pointed lights with plain tracery and west doorway had moulded jambs and 2 centred arch. Second stage has windows with 4 centred lights. Bell chamber has pointed and transomed lights in 4 centred heads. Late C15 south porch, is timber framed, 4 centred arch with foliated spandrels. Carved and cusped bargeboards. Crown post roof with moulded wall plates. Nave roof is 7 cants with crown posts. Chancel and south chapel also 7 Cants. North and south doors are C15 or earlier. Monument to Thomas de Crawedene circa 1340. C13 font and C18 pulpit and benches in south aisle. Prominent site overlooking Thames marshes. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ7180183898

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

National Grid Reference: TQ 71801 83898

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