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Hinckley and Bosworth (District Authority)
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SK 48705 10039


MARKFIELD THE GREEN SK 41 SE (north side) 1/30 Church of St Michael 7.ll.66 G.V. II*

Parish Church. C12, C13, C14, C16, 1826 by Daniel Knight, extended and restored 1865 by Millican and Smith. Random coursed Mount Sorrel granite, ashlar dressings, slate roofs, stone coped gables, South western tower, nave, aisles, chancel, south porch, vestry. C14 2 stage tower with stepped set back buttresses, chamfered offset to belfry stage, embattled parapet and recessed short spire with 2 tiers of lucarnes in alternating directions. In the west wall a 2 light C14 window with cusped ogee heads to the lights and a chamfered pointed surround. To the belfry stage are single matching 2 light windows in the 4 directions, with quatrefoils over, In the west wall of the north aisle is a large C14 4 light window wth Geometric tracery and a smaller matching 2 light window to the north. In the north aisle wall are 2 three light windows and a single 2 light window , all with pointed heads to the lights and chamfered rectangular surrounds. The vestry has a doorway to the north with plain chamfered surround and to the east a 2 light C19 window with pointed heads to the lights and a trilobe over. In the chancel east wall is a 3 light C19 window with cusped and pointed lights and Geometric tracery to the pointed head. In the east wall of the south aisle is an oversize C19 3 light window with intersecting tracery with chamfered and pointed surround. On the south side are 3 two light windows, 2 with C19 cusped heads and rectangular surrounds, the southernmost is pointed with Y - tracery. The c.1826 gabled south porch has an embattled parapet and a chamfered 4 centred outer arch with moulded head, To left is a shield of arms with a balancing shield to the right now hacked off. C19 inner door is continuously moulded and filleted. Interior: C13 moulded south arcade of 3 bays with octagonal shafts and responds, moulded capitals and double chamfered arches. The north arcade is C19 with circular shafts and capitals and double chamfered arches. C19 roofs with 2 tiers of corbels to the south aisle and with reused C14 wooden corbels in the nave. C19 chancel arch double chamfered and moulded with annular corbels with dogtoothing. Continuously double chamfered C13 tower arch at the west end of the south aisle and at the east end is a C19 arch matching the chancel arch. In the chancel north wall is a pointed and chamfered vestry doorway and in the south wall is a broad double chamfered archway to the south aisle. Fittings are all C19 including the circular ashlar pulpit with integral eagle lectern and stiff leaf corbel to the cornice, the circular bowl font supported on shafts with stiff leaf capitals.

Listing NGR: SK4870510039


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

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Date: 17 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/03063/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Arnold. Source Historic England Archive
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