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© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS

IoE Number: 33474
Photographer: Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
Date Photographed: 19 July 2000
Date listed: 11 October 1961
Date of last amendment: 11 October 1961
Grade II*

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ST 56 NWFLAX BOURTONFLAX BOURTON (north side)7/79St. Michael and All Angels Church11.10.61G.V.II*

ST 56 NW FLAX BOURTON FLAX BOURTON (north side) 7/79 St. Michael and All Angels Church 11.10.61 G.V. II* Parish Church (Anglican). C12, altered C13 and late C14 to C15; restored mid C19 by John Norton. West tower, nave, north aisle, south porch and chancel. Coursed rubble with freestone dressings; slate roof. West tower of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet and gargoyles; 2-light bell chamber opening with trefoil head, 3-light west window and west door in moulded surround; projecting polygonal stairtower to north-east; clock on south face dated 1897. Nave: two 3-light Perpendicular style window with cinquefoil heads and square hoodmoulds. Gabled projecting south porch with double chamfered doorcase. Chancel: 2-light windows with cusped heads and square hoodmoulds, the east window is 3-lights under a 4-centred arch and the hoodmould has carved head stops. North aisle (rebuilt by Norton): four 2-light windows with cusped heads and square hoodmoulds. South doorway is C12: spiral fluted columns with a scalloped capital to the west and a capital with coarsely cut upright volutes to the east; round arch with zigzag decoration, the outer order is chamfered with an ornamental scroll moulding; above the doorway is a coarsely cut relief of St. Michael and the Dragon. Interior. Nave: 3 bay C19 north arcade of clustered columns with round caps. C12 chancel arch of two orders; scalloped capitals to the north, leaves, volutes and animal's heads to the south; zigzag moulding with animal heads on the abaci. Perpendicular style tower arch. Font: C12, scalloped square bowl on cylindrical base. Pulpit: C19, oak in a plain Perpendicular style. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

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