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Description: Church of St Paulinus
Date Listed: 28 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 241909
OS Grid Reference: SK6646768170
OS Grid Coordinates: 466467, 368170
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2065, -1.0063
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OLLERTON CHURCH CIRCLE
SK 66 NE
3/59 Church of
Parish church. 1931. By Naylor, Sale and Woore for the
Butterley Company. Romanesque style. Brick with ashlar and
concrete dressings. Gabled, sprocketed plain tile and flat lead
roofs. Overburnt brick plinth, cogged gable eaves, tile kneelers
and corbels, gables have diaper work and tile patterning. Leaded
round headed and Diocletian windows have tile and rebated brick
heads. Doors have remarkable scrolled iron and bronze furniture.
Single north wall stack with patterned tile gable. Nave, chancel
and sanctuary under continuous roof, north porch, south transept,
baptistry and south porch. Nave has 4 windows to north and 3 to
south. West end has central gabled porch flanked by single
paired lancets with relieving arches. Above, 3 lancets. Single
bay north porch has a door to east and to north, and triple north
window, all with projecting architraves. Chancel has, above, 2
Diocletian windows. Gabled sanctuary has square flanking
parapets to east, with moulded copings. On each side, 2 lancets.
East end has foundation stone with crest, inscribed 'Henry Bishop
of Southwell laid this stone 13th March 1931'. Above, 3
lancets. South transept has half-round bell turret in gable
peak. To east, a lancet and to south, 3 lancets. Above,
recessed panel with cross. To left, coped parapet. Baptistry
and south porch, 2 bays, has to left 2 lancets, and to right,
round headed recess containing doorway. Above, 3 small square
lights. Nave arcades, 4 bays, have round headed arches and
square piers, all rebated, with square imposts. Shaped brick
corbels carrying wood imposts to noteworthy kingpost roof with
double tie beams and coved wall plate with carved interlace
pattern. North and south aisles have splayed window recesses and
plank ceilings and each 4 scrolled bronze wall lamps. North
aisle has round arch to east. North porch has no architectural
features. Baptistry has round headed opening with central round
pier and matching responds, square plinths and capitals. South
transept contains organ and vestry. Chancel has on each side, 2
bay arcade, that to north with transom and above, 2 stained glass
windows. Sanctuary has a pair of buttresses with stone panels.
North side has projecting stepped brick aumbry. East end has 3
lancets with stained glass, flanked by cogged corbels. South
side has patterned brick recess containingseat with scrolled
arms. Fittings include cruciform brick font with mosaic top and
cover with carved figures, panelled canted brick pulpit with
leaded top edge and bronze handrail, carved oak clergy desk,
bronze curtain rail and brackets, Baroque style communion table
and altar rail, and folding chairs.
Listing NGR: SK6646768170
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Source: English Heritage
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