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Parish Church and Boundary Wall, Besthorpe

Description: Parish Church and Boundary Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 242528

OS Grid Reference: SK8256664736
OS Grid Coordinates: 482566, 364736
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1733, -0.7662

Location: Low Road, Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire NG23 7HJ

Locality: Besthorpe
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG23 7HJ

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/3 Parish Church and
Boundary wall


Parish Church, 1844: brick with welsh slate and stone slab roofs, stone
dressings, coped gables with kneelers. Nave with apse, gabled south porch,
bell turret. South front has central porch with coped gable and cross, four
centred arched doorway with label mould and close boarded door flanked by 2
double lancets with Y tracery. Apse has 3 single lancets and pitched roof.
Bell turret has single lancet on each side, modillioned eaves, pyramidal slab
roof with cross. Interior rendered except window reveals. Brick chancel
arch with moulded ashlar soffit, responds and quoins. At west end, 2
wood-cased iron columns supporting bell turret. Nave roof has tie beam
with 3 decorative pendants, supported by curved brackets on carved wooden
corbels. Queen posts with arch braces to purlins and curved brackets forming
mouchettes in spandrels. Apse roof semi circular with common rafters. Plain
C19 deal pews, communion rail 1898. Boundary wall, brick, with cast iron
coping carrying ornate cast iron railing and gate.

Listing NGR: SK8256664736

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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