CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1299195
Date first listed:
23-Sep-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Blaisdon
National Grid Reference:
SO 70293 17218

Details

SO 71 NW BLAISDON BLAISDON VILLAGE

7/3 Church of St. Michael and All Angels 23.9.55 II

Church, C15 tower, rest rebuilt 1867-9; by F.R. Kempson of Hereford for H. Crawshay. Tower thin coursed rubble, church squared red Forest stone with cream ashlar dressings: slate roof. West tower 4-bay nave, with north aisle, chancel with vestry, south porch. Tower of two stages, with diagonal corner buttresses, 2-light belfry window with stone louvres, no hood mould: below a single- light square-headed window. Battlemented parapet with short spire above. Gabled porch, door with two-centred pointed head, possibly later wrought-iron gates: above a circular window. Nave has plinth, moulded string course at window-sill level, and stone corbels to eaves gutter. Lancet window to west of porch, two 2- light plate-tracery windows to east, all with hoodmoulds. Gable has copings and apex cross, with square-set buttress below. Chancel similar to nave, but with central door, at top of steps, and one lancet each side. East wall has three grouped lancets. Internally nave arcade has monolithic columns, carved leaf capitals. Roofs open. In chancel an aumbry from earlier church on north, with cinque-foiled ogee head, piscina in south window sill. Octagonal stone font on columnar base dates from rebuilding. C16 linen-fold panelled pew ends reused in north aisle. Sundry late C18, early C19 monuments in tower base, also painted board recording fire burning down village in 1699.

Listing NGR: SO7029317218

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
354071
Legacy System:
LBS

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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