Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1034135

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Baydon

National Grid Reference: SU 28133 78068


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2/101 Church of St. Nicholas



Anglican parish church. c1100, c1200, C15 and C19. Diaper oolite and flint panels, chancel flint on stone footings, north aisle flint. Lead roofs. Nave and aisle, chancel and north vestry, and west tower. C19 south porch. Square headed 3-light cusped windows. Tower rendered with ashlar quoins and angle buttresses, 3 tiers, 2-light belfry openings and crenellated parapet. 2 scratch dials on aisle quoins. East window 1859-9 by G. E. Street. Restoration again in 1876 and 1892. Interior: Nave arcade of 2 bays on south, c1100. Simple round arches and hood mould. Hollow chamfer around central pier and responds. Chamfered door for later west gallery now absent. North arcade of 3 bays, c1200, iron case round columns, round capitals and bases with leaf bases. 2-order pointed arches. Clerestory lancet, much renewed. Boarded roof on cambered ties. North Aisle 1857-8 almost wholly rebuilt by G. E. Street. South Aisle C15, re-roofed C19. Chancel arch rebuilt on skew on C12 responds. Chancel 3 bays, ties bracketed to corbelled wall posts, probably C17. East window C19 Perpendicular. Tower arch tall, of 2 chamfered orders with a mid C20 oak screen. Fittings: Octagonal font with raised pointed arches, medieval. Pulpit, 1963 matching font. Monuments: In Chancel, 7 wall tablets, white marble on grey. North wall: WILLIAM WILLIAMS, 1796 by Major of Swindon. Reverend WILLIAM JENNINGS, 1833, his widow added 1859, by Major of Swindon. Major General WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK of the East India Co. 1828. South Wall: JOHN WILLIAMS, urn over tablet, 1828. MILLICENT PARKER, c1954 by Moneybone of Shrivenham. JOSEPH STROUD, 1856. THOMAS STROUD, 1827. Urn over tablet, by Major of Swindon. Furniture: In vestry, 3-panel carved chest C17. Communion Table, probably C18, altered, and some C18 fielded panelling. The north wall of the churchyard is of cob with stone copings.

Listing NGR: SU2813378068


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Legacy System number: 310560

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