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New Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6676 / 51°40'3"N

Longitude: 0.2672 / 0°16'1"E

OS Eastings: 556884

OS Northings: 198973

OS Grid: TQ568989

Mapcode National: GBR WQ.D21

Mapcode Global: VHHMW.LB3Y

Entry Name: New Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373711

Location: Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Kelvedon Hatch

Built-Up Area: Kelvedon Hatch

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon Hatch St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


KELVEDON HATCH

TQ59NE CHURCH ROAD
723-1/5/431 (North side)
New Church of St Nicholas

II

Church. 1895. By JT Newman. Red brick, roofed with flat red
tiles. Nave and chancel same width, apse in form of a bay
window, projecting porch and tower over it at W end of S wall
and vestry at E end. Projecting organ chamber at W end. Small
transept and utility room on N side.
EXTERIOR: S elevation. 4 bays of alternating buttresses and
lancet windows, vestry , embattled parapet, butressed corners
and 2 dated water-heads, central boarded door with window each
side, deep mouldings, 4 dormer windows, each with double
casements, each light 5x4 leaded panes and curved herringbone
timbering in each gable. Porch and tower of 3 stages, lower 2
buttressed, ground floor has central boarded door in 2 centred
arch, first stage has 3 lancets, outer ones blind, centre one
glazed, upper stage timber, louvred with short, tiled,
octagonal spire rising from a pyramidal roof with deep
overhanging eaves. N and S faces of tower similarly detailed.
N elevation, nave with 6 buttressed bays, 5 lancet windows and
4 dormers. Transept 2 butressed bays, dated water-heads,
boarded door in lancet head on W side, lancet windows on N and
E sides. E elevation. Projecting, barge boarded gable, Lower
lancet window in each of 3 faces of apse with triple lancets
above in E face. Vestry E wall has twin lancets with conjoined
hood mould under embattled parapet. W elevation. W wall of
nave, 3 glazed lancets with continuous hood moulds, organ
chamber, gabled with 3 glazed lancets.
INTERIOR: softwood roof, hammer-beam and side purlin form with
king post to ridge purlin, raking struts and ogee wall braces
to hammer-beams. Chancel roof similar but cusped principal
rafters to corbels in place of hammer-beams. Lancet windows of
nave with internal splays and segmental rear-arches. Screen,
pulpit, altar rails and other fittings in wrought-iron - ogee
motif, leaf and flower embellishments. Screen has central ogee
headed arch with 6 narrower side bays similarly treated,
embattled top with central pediment surmounted by a cross,
lower continuous rail with ogee ornament and pair of central
gates. Nave windows progressively replaced by memorial windows
in stained glass. E windows stained glass.


Listing NGR: TQ5688498973

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