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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 146274
OS Grid Reference: SU5753311446
OS Grid Coordinates: 457533, 111446
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8996, -1.1832
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WICKHAM SOUTHWICK ROAD
10/50 Church of St Nicholas
Parish church. C12, C13, south transept 1803, virtual rebuilding of 1862 (by
F & H Francis). Walls of flint with Bath stone dressings; stepped buttresses,
lancets, cusped 2 and 3-light windows, Decorated tracery to the gables of chancel
and transepts: brick walls to south transept. Tile roof. Early English style:
aisleless nave and chancel, north and south transepts, south chapel, west tower
incorporating the entrance. The tower has diagonal buttresses of several steps,
a timber-framed bell stage with shingled broach spire, and a Norman west door
(re-set from an earlier building). Victorian interior with several wall monuments
of the C18 and C19, the chancel has the remains of a C15 table tomb with cusped
panels, the south chapel has a fine wall monument of 1569 (William Uvedale) with
strap work, the south transept has a notable alabaster tomb of 1615 (Sir William
Uvedale) with classical details, arched canopy, male and female effigies, and
kneelers. West gallery, and canopied font.
Listing NGR: SU5799411303
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Source: English Heritage
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