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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 27 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 161847
OS Grid Reference: TL2314334446
OS Grid Coordinates: 523143, 234446
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9948, -0.2078
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TL 2334 5/3 27.5.54
Late C11 or early C12. Nave altered and tower added early C15. Chancel rebuilt
circa 1814 in Perpendicular style. Welsh slate roof with coped nave gable.
Walls of flint and ironstone rubble with clunch dressings, partly rendered.
Buttresses repaired with tile and red brick. Tower of 3 stages with crenellated
parapet and diagonal buttresses. C15 2-light windows to nave. C15 doorway
to tower and on south side. South porch of probably circa 1814 with Gothic
arched doorway and reeded square-headed surround with corner stops. Interior
with C11-12 round-arched chancel arch with plain imposts. Early C14 octagonal
font with tracery decoration. C17 pulpit with canopy. Some C15 benches.
(RCHM Herts p 160; VCH Herts Vol 2, p 363.)
Listing NGR: TL2314334446
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Source: English Heritage
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