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Description: Church of Saint Nicholas
Date Listed: 23 January 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 38096
OS Grid Reference: TL0072732436
OS Grid Coordinates: 500727, 232436
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9813, -0.5348
TL 0032 CHURCH ROAD
20/114 Church of Saint Nicholas
Parish church. C15, reworked 1845-6, including surrounds and tracery of most
openings. Coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chancel, N vestry,
nave, N and S aisles, S porch, W tower. All parapets embattled except N
aisle. Chancel: 4-light E window, 2 3-light windows each to N and S, all
with 4-centred-arched heads. NW window blocked by organ. Small pointed-
arched S doorway. Small hexagonal turrets project from NE and SE angles. N
vestry: small C19 addition, with pointed-arched door to E and single light to
N. Nave: 3-bay pointed-arched, similar to chancel arch. Clerestory has 3 3-
light windows per side, all with 4-centred heads. N aisle: 2-light E window,
2 3-light N windows, all with 4-centred-arched heads. Pointed-arched N
doorway. S aisle: fenestration similar to N aisle. S porch: gabled, with
pointed archway, and 3-light 4-centred-arched window to each side. W tower:
3 stages, with octagonal stair turret projecting from NE angle, and diagonal
buttresses to W angles. 2-light pointed-arched windows to each side of bell-
stage. W elevation has pointed-arched doorway surmounted by 3-light 4-
centred-arched window. Interior: nave retains brass to Robert Hogeson, Lord
of the Manor, d.1611. C17 and C18 monuments to chancel. Other fittings
mostly C19. Nave and aisle roofs are C15 in style but apparently C19
reworkings. Mid C19 stained glass to chancel and aisles.
Listing NGR: TL0072732436
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Source: English Heritage
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