Church of St Helen, Church Lane, Thoroton - Rushcliffe

Church, C12 origin with C13 and C14 work. Restored and partly rebuilt in 1869 by J Hakewill. The church has numerous problems, such as heavily eroded and unstable masonry, structural faults, slipped slates and leaking rainwater goods. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship grant for urgent masonry repairs was awarded in 2015 and these were completed in 2017.

Church of St Helen, Church Lane, Thoroton - Rushcliffe
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST HELENA
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1272720
  • Local Planning Authority: Rushcliffe
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Helen
  • Street Name: Church Lane
  • County: Nottinghamshire
  • District / Borough: Rushcliffe
  • Parish: Thoroton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Newark
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA