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Church of Saint Nicholas, West Boldon

Description: Church of Saint Nicholas

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303725

OS Grid Reference: NZ3510461129
OS Grid Coordinates: 435104, 561129
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9436, -1.4535

Location: 1 St Nicholas Villas, South Tyneside NE36 0BG

Locality: West Boldon
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE36 0BG

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Listing Text

West Boldon

3/65 Church of Saint Nicholas



Parish church. Early C13, with later south porch; C19 restorations and north
porch. Early alterations to the 3-bay nave, with north and south aisles; chancel
has 3 bays. West tower, with clasping buttresses, bears a broach spire. While
the windows are C19 there are original headstops to hoodmoulds on north wall.
A round-headed block door in the south chancel wall has keystone date 1767.
3-light east window. Interior : nave arcades have octagonal piers, moulded
capitals, some nailhead decorations; 2 C14 effigies of priests, one, with restored
head, in a tomb recess in the south aisle wall, the other in the chancel. Two
pre-reformation bells. Beside the south porch is a foot-scraper.

Listing NGR: NZ3510161127

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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