CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1382061
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Claverdon
National Grid Reference:
SP 19831 64577

Details

CLAVERDON

SP16SE CHURCH ROAD 1457-1/5/16 (North side) 05/04/67 Church of St Michael and All Angels

GV II*

Church. Chancel and chancel arch mainly c1350 with C16 windows, tower c1450, nave and aisles rebuilt 1876 by Ewan Christian in C14 style with C20 restorations. MATERIALS: lias limestone with timber porch and Welsh slate roofs. PLAN: 2-stage west tower, 2-bay nave with clerestory, aisles and south porch, 2-bay chancel with single-bay organ chamber to north and single-bay vestry to south. EXTERIOR: tower: chamfered plinth, diagonal buttresses with off-sets to 3/4 height; south-east stair turret to first stage. West entrance has double plank doors in 4-centre arched surround with double-chamfered hollow moulding to head. Above, a 3-light Perpendicular window with chamfered mullions and surrounds, hoodmould. First stage moulded band. Second stage: slit window to south with continuous hoodmould; 2-light belfry windows with reticulated tracery and hollow-moulded hoodmoulds. Crenellated parapet above string course. Nave: buttresses between bays and to ends; chamfered plinth. South porch: cambered-arched opening, to front and sides are windows with reticulated-type tracery, brattished frieze, decorative bargeboards to gable end. Entrance within has double plank doors in double-chamfered pointed-arched surround with 2 orders of roll-moulding and hollow-moulding between; roll-moulded hood with curl stops. South aisle: 3-light straight-headed window, to east and west ends of aisle are 2-light pointed-arched windows. North aisle: two 2-light straight-headed windows. Clerestory, north and south alike: four 2-light windows. All windows have reticulated-type tracery to heads and quoined surrounds. Chancel: westernmost bays are occupied by organ chamber and vestry, north and south sides alike: entrance has double plank doors in Caernarven-arched, chamfered surround; pair of cusped lights in straight-headed surround; east ends have each a 2-light pointed window with reticulated-type tracery to head. Chancel second bay has 3-light mullion and transom window to each side. East end has 3-light window with reticulated-type tracery to head. Raised gables with copings. INTERIOR: nave roof on corbels; chancel has barrel-vaulted roof. Tall, narrow, double-chamfered 4-centred tower arch, to south of this a small plank door in pointed, chamfered surround to stair turret. Nave arcade has 2 double-chamfered, 4-centred arches with continuous roll-moulded hoodmould on central octagonal column and end column-corbels. Continuous moulded sill band to clerestory. Windows to nave and clerestory have deep chamfered jambs and quoins. Pointed, double-chamfered chancel arch on pair of slender C19 shafts. To east end of aisles are double-chamfered, 4-centred arches, further similar arches to first bay of chancel, the inner orders on corbels. STAINED GLASS: chancel windows have quoins. Continuous moulded sill band to east. East window glass by Kempe. FITTINGS: pulpit in C14 French style inscribed 'CLOVELLY / AUG 12TH 1879'. MONUMENTS: alabaster and stone monument to Thomas Spencer d.1630, son of Sir John Spencer of Althorp d.1586, probably Elizabethan with 2 black columns and shallow coffered arch, the surfaces covered with rustically treated foliage trails. Forms a group with all listed items in Churchyard (qv) and with Porlock View and Church View (qv). (Ross CE: Claverdon Parish Church: St Michael and All Angels).







Listing NGR: SP1983164577

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
482426
Legacy System:
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Sources

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Ross, C E , Claverdon Parish Church: St Michael and All Angels

Legal

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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