CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1157759
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Moccas
National Grid Reference:
SO 35743 43275

Details

SO 34 SE; 4/41

MOCCAS CP, MOCCAS PARK

Church of St Michael and All Angels

02.09.66

GV

I

Parish church. Mid-C12, some C14 alterations, restored 1870 by George Gilbert Scott Junior. Tufa with some sandstone dressings under a graduated stone tile roof. Nave and chancel with apse.

The nave is of three bays with a C12 semicircular-headed window to the west and a C14 window of two trefoiled lights with quatrefoil in the two-centred head and a label. The south door and porch occupy the central bay. The timber-framed porch was C14, but was mostly replaced in 1870. The south door has a semicircular arch of two orders, the inner order plain, the outer with chevron ornament has engaged respond shafts with carved capitals. The label is C19, tympanum is plain (the carving has worn away). The west wall has a high-set semi- circular headed window. Bellcote above has two openings. North wall reflects south wall, but doorway blocked and slightly more weathered. The chancel has a two-trefoiled-light window with quatrefoil under a centred head in each wall. The apse has three semicircular-headed windows with chamfered head and a sill band.

INTERIOR: truss at west end of nave with wall posts and arch braces to tie beam. The chancel arch is semicircular and of two orders, both with chevron ornament, the responds of two plain orders have moulded imposts with diaper enrichment. The apse arch is also semicircular and of two orders, the inner plain, the outer with chevron ornament, the responds of two plain orders have chamfered imposts. Roof has a boarded ceiling with ribs and bosses of 1870. Fittings: C17 altar rail with turned balusters. In chancel an altar tomb bearing a C14 recumbent stone effigy of a knight. The font has a C12 round bowl on a C19 stem. The C14 windows retain C14 glass in their heads all with elaborate canopies. The organ at the west end is 1870's painted by Thomas Kemper.

Listing NGR: SO3574143274

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149999
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 203-4
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 253
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 20 Hereford and Worcester,

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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Date: 03 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14555/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Stoyel. Source Historic England Archive
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