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Latitude: 53.1878 / 53°11'16"N
Longitude: -0.9976 / 0°59'51"W
OS Eastings: 467074
OS Northings: 366100
OS Grid: SK670661
Mapcode National: GBR 9GD.0MH
Mapcode Global: WHFH0.N44J
Entry Name: Church of St Swithin
Listing Date: 11 August 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370185
English Heritage Legacy ID: 241951
Location: Wellow, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG22
District: Newark and Sherwood
Civil Parish: Wellow
Built-Up Area: Wellow (Newark and Sherwood) B
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Wellow
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
WELLOW POTTER LANE
SK 66 NE
3/101 Church of
Parish church. C12, C13, C14, C15, restored 1878 by Ewan
Christian and 1968. Coursed dressed stone with plain tile and
slate roofs. Ashlar dressings. Chamfered plinths, chamfered
eaves, coped gables with crosses. South west tower, nave,
chancel, vestry, south aisle, south porch. Tower, C12, C13, C15,
3 stages, has 2 string courses, dentillated top band, coved eaves
with an off-centre gargoyle on each side, crenellated parapet
with 4 crocketed pinnacles. 4 buttresses, 3 setoffs, those to
east engaged with aisle and nave. First stage has to south,
square blank recess. To west, restored C13 door with hood mould.
Second stage, has to west, chamfered C13 lancet and clock Third
stage has 4 plain chamfered louvred double lancets. Nave, C14, 3
bays, has at west end triple lancet with ogee heads, Decorated
tracery and hood mould. North side has a buttress at each end, 2
setoffs. To east, restored early C14 double lancet with cusped
heads and hood mould, and to west, single C13 chamfered lancet.
Chancel, 1878, 3 bays, has buttress to north east and to north, 3
trefoil headed lancets. East end has triple lancet with cusped
geometrical tracery. Vestry, to south, has to east, chamfered
shouldered doorway. South side has off-centre chamfered
projection and 5 slit lights. South aisle, C14, restored, has
buttress to south east, 2 setoffs. East end has C14 double
lancet with Y tracery, and above, C19 trefoil window. South side
has central C14 triple lancet with intersecting tracery. North
porch, C19 in C13 style, has 2 flanking buttresses and coped
gable. Chamfered doorway with octagonal responds, bases and
capitals, and hood mould. On each side, a chamfered lancet.
Interior has a timber bench and common rafter roof with collars.
Inner doorway, C19, double chamfered and rebated with hood mould.
Nave south arcade, C14. 3 bays, with single octagonal pier and
matching responds with moulded bases and capitals, plus pseudo
pier to west. Chamfered and rebated arches with hood moulds and
central mask stop. C19 sill bands. C19 principal rafter roof
with arch braces. South aisle has to west, tower arch, C13,
restored, with double chamfer and rebate and octagonal responds.
Moulded sill bands. East window has stained glass by Kempe,
1878. Trefoil window above has stained glass. C19 common rafter
roof with collars. Chancel arch, C13, restored, has chamfer and
rebate plus filleted roll mould. Hood mould with stops.
Imposts are moulded corbels carrying 2 short shafts. Timber
screen, Perpendicular style, late C19, with pair of wrought iron
gates. Chancel has moulded sill bands. East end has C19 timber
reredos and gradine, and window with stained glass, C19. South
side has to east C13 style piscina. To west, opening to organ
chamber. Common rafter roof with collars and cusped arch braces.
Fittings include panelled octagonal ashlar font and pulpit, C19.
C19 benches, stalls and desks. C20 lectern. Monuments include
Egyptian style tablet with rose in low relief, by Edwin Smith to
Elizabeth Peel, 1851. Benefactions board, C19. 2 war memorial
tablets. Brass, 1871.
Listing NGR: SK6707466100
This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.
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