CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1259162
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, BRACEWELL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, BRACEWELL LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Pendle (District Authority)
Parish:
Bracewell and Brogden
National Grid Reference:
SD 86302 48454

Details

SD 84 NE BRACEWELL BRACEWELL LANE

3/61 Church of St Michael

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- I

Church, C12 remains and walling, but mainly of C15 or early C16. Rubble, stone slate roof. Nave and chancel under one roof, north aisle, west tower and south porch. West tower very simple, in two stages marked only by a pronounced setback, probably indicating the early date of the lower stage, which however has only flat-headed openings, the west window being double-chamfered of 2-lights. The double-chamfered of 2-lights. The slimmer upper stage, probably C15, has rough 2-light louvred belfry windows, corbelled embattled parapet and water spouts. On its eastern face is the scar of a steep roof. The south face of the nave has 2 straight-headed 2-light windows with cusped heads, above the simple stone porch which is socketed for bars to exclude sheep. This protects a C12 doorway of one unchamfered order with scallop capitals, the columns missing. C19 window of 3-lights. North aisle has diagonal buttresses with offsets and a sill weathering. Its windows are straight-headed and of 3 arched lights, except the west window which is pointed with reticulated tracery. Chancel east window is restored, or C19, rectilinear of 3-lights with figured label stops. INTERIOR: Arcase of 2 bays with octagonal column and semi- octagonal east respond, each with a crude niche. Nave roof of tie beams with angle struts, 4 bays , most cusped wind braces survive. Chancel arch unmoulded, round, with scalloped caps to responds. Simple bowl font with C17 cover. Simple C17 pulpit.

Listing NGR: SD8630548452

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
186200
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 19 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/08625/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gary Gudgin. Source Historic England Archive
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