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Description: Church of St Nicholas
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 222864
OS Grid Reference: TG0330943598
OS Grid Coordinates: 603309, 343598
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9512, 1.0249
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5320 BLAKENEY CLEY ROAD
Church of St Nicholas
TG 04 SW 1/1 6.3.59
C15 with C13 chancel. Large church built of flint with stone dressings and lead-clad
roofs, refaced with knapped flint in 1880s. Comprising: C15 nave with clerestory
and C15 north and south aisles, all with Perpendicular traceried windows. Large
C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet and pinnacles, 3-light
Perpendicular traceried belfry and large 4-light Perpendicular west window and
octagonal stair turret on south side. North porch of 1896. C13 chancel with
rendered walls, with 7-light stepped east window and Perpendicular north and
south windows. Tower attached to north-east corner of chancel with pinnacles,
cusped bell-openings and diagonal buttresses; said to have been originally a
stair turret to chamber over chancel and to have been extended above chancel
roof as an architectural feature; later used as a beacon.
Interior: 6-bay arcades and C15 hammerbeam roof to nave. Tall tower arch. C13
2-bay vaulted chancel. Only base of screen is C15, remainder is circa 1913.
Stalls with misericords restored 1913. Some C15 bench ends with poppy-heads.
Good Perpendicular octagonal font.
Listing NGR: TG0330943598
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Source: English Heritage
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