Church of St Michael

Church. Late C12; C19 restorations. Coursed limestone rubble, mostly roughcast to nave and chancel; stone-coped gabled stone slate roofs, and saddleback roof to tower.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
589686
Names
Church of St Michael
Coordinates
51.8221470° N, 1.3217130° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
listed building (England)
Categories
church
parish church
Affiliations
Christianity
Church of England

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Timeline

7 Dec 1966

Church of St Michael designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Church of St Michael is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1291232
Grade
II*
Name
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
Location
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, ST MICHAEL'S LANE
Parish
Begbroke
District
Cherwell
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 46846 13942

BEGBROKE ST. MICHAEL'S LANE SP4613 (East side) 11/7 Church of St. Michael 07/12/66

GV II*

Church. Late C12; C19 restorations. Coursed limestone rubble, mostly roughcast to nave and chancel; stone-coped gabled stone slate roofs, and saddleback roof to tower. Chancel, nave and west tower. Mid C19 Norman-style east window; similar window and label mould over C15 one-light window to south side of chancel. Two-bay nave has C19 two-light Perpendicular-style windows; C17 plank door with strap hinges set in late C12 south doorway, which has zigzag-carved arch set on zigzag-and spiral-carved columns with cushion capitals; C17 sundial to south wall. 3-storey tower has Norman windows and early C14 two-light Decorated bell-openings; C14 gargoyles to corners. Interior: late C15 aumbry in north wall of chancel has fine cupboard with trailing vines carved on door and openwork grille, and C15 hinges and lock. Chancel arch, remodelled in 1845, has round arch set on late C12 lozenge and spiral jamb shafts. C15 octagonal font with sunk quatrefoils to base. Fine C17 panelled door to tower. Nave has C17 three-bay roof with arch-braced collar trusses and moulded tie beams. Monuments: chancel has C17 and C18 ledger stones; late C18 Cockin family tablet; memorial to Robert Fitzherbert, d.1636, has shield set in pediment over black-slate inscription flanked by pilasters and with carved skull to apron. Stained glass: in chancel and nave windows are fragments of C15 and C16 glass, C17 armorial glass and armorial glass by T...

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Bibliography

  1. “CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1291232>