Quarley,  Hampshire -  St Michael and All Angels Church

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Notes in italics from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight by Nikolaus Pevsner and David Lloyd (1967) Yale University Press, New Haven and London.

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North West




Blocked north window

The nave is C11 and characteristic Saxo-Norman overlap. The N wall shows herringbone laying of the flint. The slate-like stones arranged ineffectually as voussoirs of the blocked S window and blocked N window (the latter only visible inside) are typically Saxon. The splays are single, not double (i.e. on interior only, see below). The N doorway, though not Saxon, has Saxon proportions.  

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The church has no bell-turret or bellcote. The three bells hang from a wooden frame only a few feet high, standing on the ground N of the church.

The E window is a completely different story. It is a Venetian window with square Ionic pillars  to outside and inside, and it carries an inscription outside GULIELMUS BENSON & HENRICUS HOARE F. A.D. 1723. The inscription repeats inside, with the names reversed. ... 
A very early specimen of the Venetian window in England.

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West Blocked S window  View into chancel. Venetian E window Chancel north side



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