CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1383760
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1954
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:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wheathill
National Grid Reference:
SO 62107 79852

Details

WHEATHILL

SO67NW SILVINGTON 482-1/7/202 Church of St Michael 12/11/54

GV II*

Church. C12 and C14 with C17 additions and alterations, C19 restoration. Rubble stone with ashlar dressings. Plain-tile roofs. PLAN: chancel, nave with south porch, and west tower asymmetrically set against nave. Nave in 2 widths, having been extended into part of chancel. EXTERIOR: chancel with restored paired cusped lancets on east and south sides. Nave north door blocked leaving C12 round arch exposed. 2 restored paired cusped lancets on both north and south sides of nave. South doorway has plain tympanum under bold roll-moulding set in recessed semicircular panel over tympanum, with scalloped capitals with cable-moulding, column shafts set in recess on C12 base to west and modified later base to east. Door is studded, boarded and cross-boarded with iron strap hinges, bearing date 1679. South porch: tiled gabled porch with round-arched entrance in stone walls dated 1662. Plain late C12 tower with Transitional west lancet and restored battlements. INTERIOR: plastered ceilings and walls. Restored pointed chancel arch. C17 carved timber panelling around altar. Late C12 pointed single-stepped tower arch set on hollow chamfered abaci and debased flat-leafed capitals, below which a diagonal inset cuts across the stepping of the responds. C12 plain circular font. Armorial tablet to Edward Mytton d.1683. Inscription over south porch entrance: "This porch was built by John Hil, Gent and Ursula his widow 1662". (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire: Harmondsworth, Middlesex: 1958-: 289).



Listing NGR: SO6210779852

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
484192
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 289

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: 26 Oct 2005
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