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Old Church of Saint Nicholas, Weston-Super-Mare

Description: Old Church of Saint Nicholas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 33251

OS Grid Reference: ST3161558373
OS Grid Coordinates: 331615, 158373
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3203, -2.9827

Location: 105 Uphill Way, Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 4XR

Locality: Weston-Super-Mare
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS23 4XR

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Listing Text

Old Church of
Saint Nicholas
ST 3058-3158 12/68
Norman church remodelled in later Middle Ages; consists of nave, chancel, and
central tower. Limestone rubble, stone slab roof over chancel. Nave (unroofed):
2 Norman doorways with carving in tympani: ("Circle intersected by 4 lobed motif
drawn in one line" - Pevsner). Porch rebuilt 1904. Central tower: 3 stages, clasping
buttresses, Norman window on S side, parapet of pierced quatrefoils in lozenges, is
mostly modern replacement of Perpendicular work. Stair turret with spirelet to NE.
Chancel: 2 Norman windows on N side and blocked 2 centre arched doorway on S side.
Interior: 2 Perpendicular tower arches. High landscape value, overlooking village
and Axe estuary.

Listing NGR: ST3161558373

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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