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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162216
OS Grid Reference: TL2373440347
OS Grid Coordinates: 523734, 240347
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0477, -0.1971
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TL 24 SW HINXWORTH ASHWELL ROAD
(South west side)
1/104 Church of
27.5.68 St. Nicholas
Parish Church. C14 tower and nave. C15 alterations. Circa 1830 rebuilt
chancel. Flint rubble with clunch dressings. Chancel is chequered red
brick with stone dressings. 2-stage W tower with angle buttresses and
battlements. Mostly clunch, it has a 2-light traceried W window and
similar belfry windows. C15 S porch with shallow-gabled parapet and
4-centre-arched door in moulded square frame. W side of porch has a
hooded 3-light window; corresponding E window blocked. The nave is
battlemented and has on N and S sides a 3-light traceried window with 6
trefoiled lancets in tympanum. Other windows are 1 and 2 lights, except
for 3-light net-traceried E window. N nave door with simple C14 pointed
arch. Interior: Aisle-less nave with late C19 panelled roof retaining 4
C15 carved wooden corbel figures. In splay of N nave window and in SE
corner of nave are 2 canopied niches. Spiral rood staircase next to N
window. Big W arch with semi-octagonal shafts. Mis-shapen C14 chancel
arch. The chancel has panelled ceiling with simple bosses. Circa 1830
reeded dado and altar back. Good early-mid C19 stained glass. Brasses
in chancel: on N wall, mid C15; on floor; man, woman and 6 children,
believed to be John Lambard, Alderman of London (d.1487). Mid C18 pulpit
with fielded panels. C16-17 Rector's chair. Small mid C19 octagonal
font. (Pevsner (1977)).
Listing NGR: TL2373440347
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Source: English Heritage
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