Haselbech, St Michaels

Haselbech, St Michael

Haselbech, St Michael

The medieval church has a fine west tower circa 1500. Internally restored by William Slater in 1859/60 (he was born in the village ) and later the chancel more elaborately by F. Butler with good external sculpture by J. Forsyth, The South chapel was added in 1872 to designs by Salvin for Lady Milton who painted the windows herself under the auspices of Heaton, Butler & Bayne. Internally note the medieval bench ends and the continental gothic tower screen. The side aisles of the nave have a number of wall tablets, most by local carvers, John Hunt and Benjamin Button. That to William Wykes (d. 1742) by the former and that of George Ashby of Quenby Hall, Leicestershire (d. 1802) by the latter. This is a rather good wall memorial with a pair of classical vases on the top flanking a stunted obelisk with a ...

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Contact & Opening Times


This church is kept locked, but the key is available at the Old Rectory which is just further down the road on the right hand side or ring Mrs Flory 01604 686432 or contact the vicar Rev. Angela Hughes 01858 525342

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