CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1348978
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Sutton
National Grid Reference:
SO 52646 45824

Details

SO 54 NW SUTTON CP SUTTON ST MICHAEL

4/80 (5/2C) Church of St Michael

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26.1.67 II*

Former parish church. Mainly C12, restored c1865 and 1909. Sandstone rubble, nave roof has plain tiles with stone cross on eastern verge, chancel roof is stone slate. C17 timber bell-turret with lead sides and slate roof. Two-bay nave, west bell-turret, two-bay chancel, early C20 west porch. Chancel: single-light C12 windows, the two to the south altered into trefoiled ogees in C14. Nave: blocked 2-centred arch, possibly C13, behind the porch, may have been for access to a projected west tower; north-east window has ogee headed wooden 'Y' tracery, probably C18; north-west window has two c1300 trefoil headed lights, between the two is a blocked C12 single light window at a higher level; two south windows also each have two trefoiled lights. Interior: barrel roof, plastered. Chancel arch is round-headed, plastered over and has C18 imposts and key- stone. Two fonts, one C12 with round bowl, cyclindrical stem and four carved lions with emphasis on their fur on the base; the other on the south-east nave window cill, is a small c1645 urn-shaped font with a gadrooned rim supported by a C15 (?) angel holding a book. At the west end of the south wall of the nave, striking monument to Elizabeth Cotton, died 1645; broken pediment supported by barley-sugar columns, inscription under segmental arch flanked by a pair of female figures, semi-reclining cadiver beneath. Corbel head, C14 (?), re-set high up on west wall of nave above C12 font. The parishes of Sutton St Michael and Sutton St Nicholas were united in 1876. (RCHM, Vol II, p 178).

Listing NGR: SO5264845824

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
154045
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932), 178

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: 02 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14524/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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