St Michael & All Angels, Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, England
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes
N 52° 18.436 W 002° 04.554
30U E 563004 N 5795616
Quick Description: St Michael & All Angels, Hanbury Roadm, Stoke Prior
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/20/2018 8:42:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMZCMW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
From the church website at (visit link) :-
"This beautiful Grade 1 listed church was built from 1140, possibly on the site of an earlier church. It still retains a number of late Norman features. The tower was built c1200, with the spire added much later. There was a major Victorian restoration in 1894-5, paid for by John Corbett who owned the Salt Works at Stoke Works and lived at Chateau Impney in Droitwich. The guidebook available in the church gives many details about the history of the church.

The church is normally open daily from 10-4."

From the british listed buildings website at (visit link) comes more early detail:-
"Parish church. Early C12, extended late C12 to early C13 with some C14 and C15 alterations, restored several times mid- to late C19. Sandstone ashlar with shingle spire and tile roofs. Early C12 nave, restored north aisle, short C15 south aisle, early C13 chancel, late C12 St Catherine's (north) Chapel and early C13 vestry; late C12 tower in south-east angle between chancel and nave. Tower: late C12, four stages defined by string courses,
clasping buttresses, parapet with trefoiled arcading and corbel table below."
Building Materials: Stone

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