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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bringhurst, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5208 / 52°31'14"N

Longitude: -0.7616 / 0°45'41"W

OS Eastings: 484127

OS Northings: 292150

OS Grid: SP841921

Mapcode National: GBR CT9.SC9

Mapcode Global: VHDQP.RW8Z

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190916

Location: Bringhurst, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Bringhurst

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


SP 8492

13/14 Church of St. Nicholas



Church. C12-C15, roof dated 1802, and restored 1862. Coursed rubble stone
with quoins and stone dressings and Collyweston and leaded roof. Stone coped
gables. W tower, nave, aisles, chancel and S porch. Tower of 3 stages with
W diagonal buttresses, W doorway with many moulded arch, flat-topped 2-light
over tiny 1-lights to SW stair, and 4 2-light bell openings. Above is a moulded
string course with central gargoyles, ashlar parapet with crocketted pinnacles
and low pyramid roof with weathercock. Double chamfered round arch to nave.
2 bay Late Norman N arcade with single-stepped arches on circular pier. Richly
decorated capitals to pier and responds, E respond with carved head. 2 bay
S arcade of earlier C13. Slightly pointed single-stepped arches with chamfer
on circular pier and responds. Perp clerestory with a 2-light and a 3-light
window to S and 2 2-lights to N. 3 bay low-pitch tie-beam roof. N aisle
has flat-topped Perp windows. Tablet dated 1707 over N door. C19 double chamfered
chancel arch. Chancel has tall 2-light window to N and S and flat-topped
3-light E window. C19 3 bay hammer-beam roof. S aisle has flat-topped Perp
windows and small S 1-light. Restored piscina. S porch has archway with rounded
single-stepped arch. Single chamfered S doorway. C14 octagonal font. 2
George III Royal Arms, one dated 1814 and double sided. 3 early C19 slate
wall monuments. Nave roof inscribed 'W.W. - T.R. 1802'. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP8412792150

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