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CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1111564

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, SOUTH ROAD

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

County:

District: Thurrock

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119804

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5221 SOUTH ROAD South Ockendon Church of St Nicholas TQ 58 SE 4/8 8.2.60

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2. C15 with C13 circular west tower and some C12 remains. Flint rubble with Reigate dressings. Roofs tiled. West tower is in 4 stages. Tower arch of circa 1240 is 2 centred, of 2 chamfered orders. C15 west doorway with 2 centred head. C19 brick window over. Second stage 2 blocked original windows, Upper 2 stages are C19. C15 nave, has north arcade with 2 centred arches of 2 hollow chamfered orders. Piers have moulded bases and capitals. C15 clerestorey with 3 original windows of 2 cinquefoiled lights under a 4 centred head. C15 doorway to rood stair, with 2 centred arch. Upper door also has 2 centred head, now blocked. South arcade and clerestorey are C19. South aisle is C19 with 2 windows and west door. C15 north aisle has C19 windows, and re-set C12 north doorway, of 3 moulded orders, with enriched chevron ornament, moulded and carved label. Detached shafts with spiral mouldings, with pellet and dog tooth ornament. Inner arch has attached columns with carved capitals. C15 north chapel, has 2 original north windows each of one cinquefoiled light with a square traceried head. C15 west arch is 2 centred. C19 chancel, entered by C15 chancel arch. C19 vestry and north porch. Brasses, Saltonstall monuments, remain internally. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ5950082908

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

National Grid Reference: TQ 59500 82908

Map

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