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Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Bishop's Itchington
National Grid Reference:
SP 38800 57714


BISHOPS ITCHINGTON STATION ROAD SP35NE (West side) 5/5 Church of St. Michael 30/05/b7 GV II Church. Rebuilt 1872. Designed by Ewan Christian. Regular coursed blue lias with plinth, limestone dressings, alternating quoins and moulded cornices. Tile roofs have ridge cresting and coped gable parapets with decorated cross finials; tower has slate pyramid roof. Chancel, nave, north aisle and vestry, west tower and south porch. Gothic Revival style, with reticulated tracery. One-bay chancel, 3-bay nave. 3-light east window. 4-light straight-headed south window. Buttress of 2 offsets between chancel and nave, and between vestry and aisle. Porch has doorway of 2 chamfered orders. Small ogee east and west lancets. South doorway inside of 2 chamfered orders. Plank door. 2-light straight-headed south east window. 4-light central and 2-light windows. Vestry has 2-light east window. Shouldered north doorway. Aisle has 3-light north-east and 2-light central windows. Remainder hidden by late C20 parish room. 3-light west window. Tower of 2 stages has string course, moulded cornice and moulded parapet. 2-storey first stage. Chamfered west doorway of 2 orders. 2-light west window. Slit window to all sides. South side has clock face. Top stage has traceried 2-light bell openings. Gargoyles. Arches have hood moulds and lias outer arches throughout. Interior: simple Early English style, with plastered walls. Arches of 2 orders throughout. Chancel has segmental pointed arch to organ chamber. Chancel arch on colonnettes with fluted corbels. Arcade has round piers and moulded octagonal capitals. Responds have round capitals on corbels. Scissor braced roofs throughout; chancel and nave have collars. Fittings: reredos of marble, mosaic and encaustic tiles. Font. Early C20 Perpendicular style screen and attached pulpit. Stained glass: east window and aisle central window probably 1870s; chancel south window 1882. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.6, p,123; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.2141,

Listing NGR: SP3883057737


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1951), 123
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 214


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: 05 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04027/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Walter Chinn. Source Historic England Archive
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