Church of St Michael Oxford, England

This parish church boasts the oldest building in Oxford (tower, c. 1040) and some of the oldest stained glass windows in England (1290). Thomas Cranmer was imprisoned here before his martyrdom, and William Shakespeare and John Wesley visited later.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248898
NHLE ID
1185714
Names
Church of St Michael
St. Michael at the North Gate
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Timeline

16 Oct 1555
Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley burned at the stake in Oxford
12 Jan 1954
St. Michael at N Gate designated a Grade I listed building
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Listed Building 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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
1185714
Grade
I
Name
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL
Location
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CORNMARKET STREETCHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, SHIP STREET
Grid Reference
SP 51289 06375