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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 13 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 144326
OS Grid Reference: SU3052501766
OS Grid Coordinates: 430525, 101766
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8146, -1.5681
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SU 30 SW BROCKENHURST CHURCH LANE
10/16 Church of St Nicholas
GV II *
Parish church. C12 church, chancel and porch late C13, tower 1761, aisle 1832,
restored 1896 & 1908. Rubble stone with stone dressings, old plain tile roofs,
stone tile lower courses to chancel, brick tower and aisle, shingled spire. Plan
of C12 nave with late C13 chancel and south porch, west tower and north aisle with
vestry at each end. Chancel has 4-light Y-tracery east window and kneelered gable.
On sides two 2-light similar and pointed south door. Nave has to south C16 2-light
trefoiled squareheaded window under label with crest and headstops. Gabled porch
with 2-order pointed archway. Inside C12 south door of 2-roundheaded-orders,
inner square with abaci, outer of columns, scalloped capitals and arch with chevrons.
Above and west is tall C18 timber cross window under hipped roof, and to west one
above other C19 2-light windows. North aisle has to west small pent roofed vestry,
south has 3 timber Y-tracery windows. At west is 1908 vestry. Tower has
rusticated corner pilasters. To west roundheaded door over semicircular window
and roundheaded louvred bellopenings. Moulded cornice and spire rising from domed
base. Inside chancel C19 gothic monuments, that to south surrounds door. At
south west C14 septfoiled recess. C17 pointed plastered roof having ribs with
pendants. Chancel arch probably C17 roundheaded rebuild, but on nave side above
timber tiebeam is plaster with trellis wallpainting. In Nave to north roof
carried on beam on 2 cast-iron columns, to west early C19 gallery on similar.
Late C12 Purbeck font of square bowl with roundheaded arcading, on replaced central
column and corner columns. C17 font cover. Pulpit C19 in Jacobean style.
C18 Royal Arms Board. Early C18 altar rails with turned balusters and moulded
Listing NGR: SU2788102630
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