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Church of St Nicholas, Hatherop

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 128922

OS Grid Reference: SP1538405095
OS Grid Coordinates: 415384, 205095
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7444, -1.7786

Location: Hatherop, Gloucestershire GL7 3NA

Locality: Hatherop
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3NA

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There is also a scheduled monument, Wayside Cross at Hatherop, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/77 Church of St. Nicholas


Anglican parish church. Rebuilt 1854-55 by Henry Clutton,
assisted by William Burges, for Lord de Mauley. Coursed and
dressed rubble stone with quoins, tile or slate roofs. Nave with
north and south aisles, crossing tower and chancel, small north
porch and vestry, and south mortuary chapel. Perpendicular style
with French Gothic influences. Tower has long 2-light belfry
openings on each face, carved head corbel table and steep
saddleback roof with coped verges with end saddlestones and top
roll moulding. Weathervane on ridge. Clock to north below
belfry, to west above corbel table. Nave of 5 bays with
clerestorey to both sides with 2-light Perpendicular windows with
arched hoodmoulds, parapet wall pierced with cusped quatrefoils set
within square frames and with aedicule and statue in centre on west
end. North porch has pierced small quatrefoil parapet and niche
over large square doorway with colonnettes recessed in jambs and
quatrefoil with mouchettes in spandrels, flanking stepped
buttresses. South chapel has similar pierced small quatrefoil
parapet on south side, 3 quatrefoil windows and deep French Gothic
doorway with high relief carved moulding stops. To either end are
stepped buttresses with steeply crossed gable on lowest step and
animal gargoyles over.
Interior: 3 bay arcade with faceted or cylindrical piers and 5 bay
Perpendicular rafter roof supported on carved stone corbel heads.
South chapel has 3-bay quadripartite vault, very richly carved
frieze and capitals, and contains marble effigy of Barbara de
Mauley (died 1844), by Raffaelle Monti of 1848 with flanking angel
figures. Very fine stained glass throughout by O'Connor, and
Lavers, Barraud and Westlake. Matching pulpit and font with fine
diaper work and raised leaf carving. (David Verey, Buildings of
England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: SP1538405095

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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