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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4283 / 53°25'41"N

Longitude: -2.7211 / 2°43'15"W

OS Eastings: 352185

OS Northings: 392631

OS Grid: SJ521926

Mapcode National: GBR 9XFS.PS

Mapcode Global: WH87C.53J4

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216375

Location: St. Helens, WA9

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Sutton

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Sutton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 59 SW ST. HELENS NEW STREET
(west side)

8/84 Church of
- Saint Nicholas

G.V. II

Church. 1848-9. Sharpe and Paley, tower of 1897. Rubble
walling, with ashlar dressings and slate roof. 5-bay nave
with aisles under lean-to roof; west tower; chancel with
south organ loft. Aisles have cornice with beasts and
parapet; 3-light windows with Geometrical tracery. Gabled
south porch with pointed entrance of one order. Clerestory
has spherical triangle windows. Tower has diagonal
buttresses; west window of 3 lights with transom; 2-light
louvred bell openings; embattled parapet; low stair turret.
3-bay chancel has gabled setback buttresses and foliated
cornice and parapet. Small north vestry. 2 windows of 2
lights to north and south and 3-light east window. Organ
loft has gable and 2-light window above buttress; east
window in angle, of 2 lights under half relieving arch.
Interior: high narrow nave with arcades on round piers.
Collar-truss roof on wall shafts on angel corbels. Chancel
arch on corbelled wall shafts with foliated corbels and
capitals. Octagonal font with clustered shafts. Pulpit
corbelled from wall with pointed entrance and canted stair
turret in north aisle. Chancel has arch-braced collar roof.
North and south stained glass windows of 1850's and 1890's.
East window dated 1879 probably by Holiday and Powell;
flanking commandment panels with nodding ogee heads.


Listing NGR: SJ5218592631

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