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Church of St Stephen, Collingham

Description: Church of St Stephen

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 242545

OS Grid Reference: SK8363758352
OS Grid Coordinates: 483637, 358352
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1158, -0.7518

Location: Norwell Lane, Collingham, Nottinghamshire NG23 7QE

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

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Listing Text


7/20 Church of St. Stephen


Parish Church, c.1885. Brick with plain tile roof, blue brick and ashlar
dressings, brick plinth, brick eaves, decorative ridge tiles. Nave and chancel
under continuous roof, south porch, vestry, bell turret. Nave, 3 bays, 2 single
and one double lancet, all with chamfered reveals; 2 brick buttresses, single
setoff, ashlar caps. North side has one single and one double lancet and 2
buttresses. West gable has 2 buttresses and 5 lancets with rubbed brick heads
and stone sills. Gabled south porch has brick eaves and kneelers, 2 setback
buttresses, single chamfered lancet to north, chamfered pointed arched opening
with decorative ironwork lamp bracket and cross above. South door has pointed
arched rubbed brick doorway with close boarded door with decorative hinges.
Vestry has setback buttresses and double lancet in chamfered reveal on north
gable; chamfered pointed arched doorway to east, containing close boarded door
with decorative hinges. Chancel, single bay, has single paired lancet in
chamfered reveal on south side only. East gable has 2 setback buttresses, moulded
string course, 3 lancets under relieving arch, stone sill, cross on gable.
Battered tile hung timber bell turret, 3 stages with open timber bell stage,
tile hung first stage and gables, steep pitched saddleback roof, ornate iron
cross. Interior has fine tuck pointed brickwork with chamfered reveals; stone
corbels carrying arch braces to scissor trussed principal rafter roof with moulded
tenoned purlins and diagonal matchboarding. Stained glass, late C19 and C20.
Octagonal stone font on square base with elaborate crocketed timber cover.
2 sets of 4 re-sited medieval choir stalls, 5 elaborate wrought iron chandeliers;
on south side notable bronze memorial with 2 figures in high relief, to
Thomas Cecil Smith Woolley, ob.1913, signed Geo. Frampton, R.A. On north side
chamfered doorway to vestry with elaborate wrought iron grille. Pointed chancel
arch, chamfered, with good late C19 wrought iron screen with paired gates and
decorative cross above. Chamfered pointed arched opening for organ on north
side, triple pointed arched sedelia and pointed arched piscina on south side.
East window has stained glass dated 1887, 1894, 1896; south windows have C20
stained glass. Roll moulded puffin roof with arched braces to collars and
diagonal matchboarding.

Listing NGR: SK8363758352

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Source: English Heritage

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