CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1348568
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, COFTON CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, COFTON CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Bromsgrove (District Authority)
Parish:
Cofton Hackett
National Grid Reference:
SP 01179 75352

Details

SP 07 NW COFTON HACKETT CP COFTON CHURCH LANE (south side)

2/79 Church of St Michael

GV II*

Parish church. Mainly C14, restored 1861 by Henry Day. Ashlar with tile roof. Chancel and nave with bellcote. Chancel: two bays with two trefoiled- light window under 2-centred head to left and a trefoiled lancet, priest's door has a 2-centred head and label; east window C19 of three trefoiled lights; three bays: window to right has three cinquefoiled lights, to left two cinquefoiled lights both under square heads with labels; south door has a C14 timber-framed porch with moulded cornice and curved wind- braces, arch-braces to cambered tie-beam form a 2-centred arch; entrance has a 2-centred arch. Bellcote on west end, C16 with two trefoil-headed openings capped by a crocketed pinnacle. Interior: chancel arch: 2-centred two chamfered orders, with engaged respond shafts; trefoil-headed piscinca in south wall of chancel; roofs; nave: three bays, tie-beam trusses with arch-braced collars; chancel: two bays, arch-braced collar with V-struts in apex. Incised early C16 alabaster floor tablet in chancel to William Leycester; four wall tablets at west end of nave 1651-1758. (VCH 3, p 56-57; BoE, p 123).

Listing NGR: SP0117975352

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
156130
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913), 56-57
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 123

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: 22 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/05500/03
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