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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9948 / 51°59'41"N

Longitude: -0.2078 / 0°12'28"W

OS Eastings: 523143

OS Northings: 234446

OS Grid: TL231344

Mapcode National: GBR J6Q.VPB

Mapcode Global: VHGNM.B4Z3

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 27 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174104

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161847

Location: Letchworth Garden City, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Letchworth Grange

Parish: Letchworth Garden City

Built-Up Area: Letchworth Garden City

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Norton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Church of
St Nicholas
TL 2334 5/3 27.5.54
Late C11 or early C12. Nave altered and tower added early C15. Chancel rebuilt
circa 1814 in Perpendicular style. Welsh slate roof with coped nave gable.
Walls of flint and ironstone rubble with clunch dressings, partly rendered.
Buttresses repaired with tile and red brick. Tower of 3 stages with crenellated
parapet and diagonal buttresses. C15 2-light windows to nave. C15 doorway
to tower and on south side. South porch of probably circa 1814 with Gothic
arched doorway and reeded square-headed surround with corner stops. Interior
with C11-12 round-arched chancel arch with plain imposts. Early C14 octagonal
font with tracery decoration. C17 pulpit with canopy. Some C15 benches.
(RCHM Herts p 160; VCH Herts Vol 2, p 363.)

Listing NGR: TL2314334446

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