CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL - Shap - List Entry

  • Description

    "Parish Church. Probably dates from C12. Later additions and alterations: C13 side aisle; 1765 chancel rebuilt; 1828 west tower rebuilt; 1898-9 extensive restoration with north vestry and chancel rebuilt and south chapel added (date stone on south side). Ashlar and snecked rubble on chamfered plinth with stepped buttresses.....Windows mainly multi-light (some original C16); single-light window to each end of north nave elevation. Interior: South arcade of 4 semicircular arches carried between stone columns with moulded plinths and capitals. 1899 carved wooden pulpit in north-east corner of nave. Re-used C17 communion rail with turned balusters. Octagonal stone pillar font at east end of south aisle presented by Mrs Bindloss in 1880; cylindrical polished granite font at west end of south aisle presented by Shap Granite Co. in 1899...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 3 months ago
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