CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL - Burgh By Sands - List Entry

  • Description

    "Church. Probably late C12, bell tower 1360, C15 east tower, alterations of 1713 and restoration 1881. Squared and coursed red and calciferous sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall and Roman Fort, on which site the church stands); graduated greenslate roof, C20 brick chimney stack on vestry. 3-storey west tower; 3-bay nave with north aisle, 2-bay chancel and single-bay vestry (former east tower) under common roof. West tower has extremely thick walls on chamfered plinth with clasping buttresses; vaulted lower chamber has newel staircase in south-west angle, lit by arrow slits; west wall has internal steps in thickness of wall, to arrow slit..."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 10 months ago
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