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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174104
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161847
Location: Letchworth Garden City, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG6
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
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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