CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1035682
Date first listed:
27-May-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

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Location

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:
Huish
National Grid Reference:
SU 14461 63735

Details

HUISH - SU 16 SW 5/21 Church of St. Nicholas 27.5.64 II

Anglican parish church. 1878-9. Banded brick, sarsen, limestone, flint and malmstone. Vitrified brick to west gable. Tiled roof of 1961. Nave with south porch, and chancel with north side vestry. Entrance porch has pitched roof and wave moulded door. Two-light nave windows with quatrefoil heads and drip mould. Three lancets with trefoiled heads form west window. Limestone bellcote corbelled above west end. Chancel also has 2-light quatrefoiled windows. Coped verges. Date stone at west end reads RE TC 1790, and graffiti on buttress dated 1631. Interior: Nave of 3 bays, open hammerbeam trusses. Wide chancel arch with continuous mouldings. Panelled barrel vault of 3 bays. Vestry open to chancel. Fittings: Font octagonal, Cl9. Pulpit oak, also C19, pierced and panelled. Oak sanctuary rail. Monuments: In chancel, tablet, 1830 to Charlotte Bleeck. In nave, churchwardens tablet of 1739 and oval tablet to Evelyn Burge, died 1954. In case, 4 fine large encaustic tiles and 2 margin tiles, C15, recovered in excavations in 1966 on north side of building. (N. Pevsner, Buildings of England, Wiltshire; W.A.M 62, 63 and 64, 1967-9)

Listing NGR: SU1446163735

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
311654
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1963)
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, , Vol. 64, (1969)
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, , Vol. 63, (1968)
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, , Vol. 62, (1967)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04354/10
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