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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 14 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 147305
OS Grid Reference: SO8878256887
OS Grid Coordinates: 388782, 256887
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2101, -2.1656
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WARNDON CP WARNDON
SO 85 NE
2/613 Church of St Nicholas
Parish church. C12, late C14 and C15. Rendered sandstone ashlar, timber-
framed tower with lath and plaster infill, tile roof. West tower, nave and
chancel in one, north porch. Tower: C15 in three stages, west wall: window
at each level, louvred opening to belfry in gable, in the wall the first and
second stages have curved tension braces, gable has two queen struts to collar;
north and south walls close-studded. Nave and chancel: four bays, walls C12;
north wall: west bay has C15 timber-framed porch, door has semi-circular head
with roll moulding, windows of two trefoil headed lights under square heads;
south wall similar with corresponding entrance; east window: three lights with
Y-tracery under 2-centred head. Interior: division between nave and chancel
marked by plastered truss; tower arch has a segmental head, upper part of jambs
moulded, evidently a former window. Fittings: early C17 altar rails, sanctuary
floored with late C15 Malvern School tiles; grained late C18 box pews; font:
moulded octagonal bowl of C14. A church untouched by Victorian restoration.
(VCH 3, p 553; BoE p 284).
Listing NGR: SO8803655905
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