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Church of St Nicholas, Letchworth Garden City

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II
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

Location: Church Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG6 1AJ

Locality: Letchworth Garden City
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG6 1AJ

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Listing Text

Church of
St Nicholas
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

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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