FORMER PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, WITH DAY CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1086418
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1950
Statutory Address:
FORMER PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, WITH DAY CENTRE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, WITH DAY CENTRE, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 73541 69295

Details

STROOD HIGH STREET TQ 7369 SE 6/277 Former Parish Church of St Nicholas, with Day Centre 24.10.50 II Former parish church, now partly a day centre and partly a chapel. W tower C14 much renewed, body of church 1812 by Robert Smirke. Late-C19 and late-C20 additions to N, the latter for offices to day centre. Coursed rubble ragstone, Welsh slate roof, tower with flint and ragstone banding. The interior has been divided, but the 3 E bays of the nave still used as a chapel. W tower, undivided nave, shallow sanctuary, S porch. Tower: no buttresses; the round-headed W doorway and blocked window above do not look Norman. The flint and ragstone banding decoration is normally taken to be C14. 3 stages and battlements; quoining. Triple lancet belfry openings. Smirke's nave, 5 bays, round-headed 2-light windows with transoms; renewed stone parapet; shallow pedimented sanctuary with 4 round-headed lancets and a roundel contained within a superordinate arch; very wide angle pilaster strips. S porch, also pedimented, partly glazed doors and fanlight with glazing bars. 2 late C20 glazed doors punched into nave (S wall, to W) to serve day centre. Interior: Perpendicular tower arch. Sanctuary ceiling and arch with Edwardian paintings of angels on decorative background, oil on plaster. Earlier, Victorian, stained glass to E and side windows.

Listing NGR: TQ7354869290

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
173212
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 09 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04833/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David G. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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