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© Mrs Jane Greatorex ARPS

IoE Number: 50826
Location: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, ST MICHAELS LANE (east side)
  LONGSTANTON, SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Jane Greatorex ARPS
Date Photographed: 23 August 2002
Date listed: 31 August 1962
Date of last amendment: 31 August 1962
Grade II*

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TL 46NWLONGSTANTONST. MICHAELS LANE(East Side)5/77Church of St. Michael31.8.62

TL 46NW LONGSTANTON ST. MICHAELS LANE (East Side) 5/77 Church of St. Michael 31.8.62 GV II* Church. Mostly early C13 with chancel rebuilt 1884. Fieldstones with Barnack limestone dressings and reed thatch and tiled roofs. Original end parapets to nave with gabled double bellcote to West gable end. Nave with North and South aisles, South porch and chancel. West gable has two four stage buttresses and restored C14 West window. South porch probably rebuilt C19 incorporating some old material including some clunch in a niche above the outer archway, also partly of clunch. Inner arch, C13, two centred double chamfered arch with outer carried on shafts, restored. The chancel has three C19 lancet windows to the South wall, probably on site of original. The North doorway is of two chamfered orders the outer on attached shafts with moulded capital and base. The North wall of the nave contains dressed ashlar indicating earlier openings. Interior: Early C13 nave arcade of four bays with two centred arches of two chamfered orders on alternating round and octagonal columns with round or octagonal capitals and holdwater bases. Chancel arch similar with half octagonal responds. The double piscina in the chancel is of clunch, partly restored, and has intersecting work in a square head. The church is now in the care of the Redundant Churches Fund. Pevsner. Buildings of England p.433 R.C.H.M. record card

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