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Church of St Nicholas, North and Middle Littleton

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 147613

OS Grid Reference: SP0805746990
OS Grid Coordinates: 408057, 246990
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1212, -1.8837

Location: School Lane, North and Middle Littleton, Worcestershire WR11 8LN

Locality: North and Middle Littleton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 8LN

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Listing Text


30.7.59 Church of St Nicholas

Parish Church medieval, heavily restored by F Preedy 1871. Blue lias stone with plain
tile roofs. West tower, Nave with South porch and South East chantry chapel, North
transept and chancel with vestry. Tower 3 stage, C13 below with diagonal buttresses,
C15 above with paired finials and large central gargoyles. Nave C13 originally, North
wall rebuilt 1871, roof 1871, South wall one C15 3-light and one C13 lancet, gabled
South porch C14 originally 2-storey but opened up in C19 and South East chantry chapel
c.1530 built by T Smith of North Littleton: embattled with 3-light flat-head windows,
one to East, 2 to South side. Tower arch C15 doorway, reset, with crudely modelled
leaf spandrels and crenellated head. North transept C14 with 2-light North window
with quatrefoil head and small cusped East lancet. Circa 1871 roof and arch to nave.
Small pisoina. Chancel and vestry entirely rebuilt 1871, 2 lancets and 3-light window
to South, 3-light EE window to East.

Norman round font, pulpit of C15 to C16 wooden panels, C16 bench ends. Gothic reredos
with 3 panels painted on metal, 1876. Some medieval floor tiles in North transept and
chancel wall niche.

Listing NGR: SP0805746990

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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