CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1113944
Date first listed:
23-Jan-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tingrith
National Grid Reference:
TL 00727 32436

Details

TINGRITH

TL 0032 CHURCH ROAD

20/114 Church of Saint Nicholas 23.1.61

GV I

Parish church. C15, reworked 1845-6, including surrounds and tracery of most openings. Coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chancel, N vestry, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, W tower. All parapets embattled except N aisle. Chancel: 4-light E window, 2 3-light windows each to N and S, all with 4-centred-arched heads. NW window blocked by organ. Small pointed- arched S doorway. Small hexagonal turrets project from NE and SE angles. N vestry: small C19 addition, with pointed-arched door to E and single light to N. Nave: 3-bay pointed-arched, similar to chancel arch. Clerestory has 3 3- light windows per side, all with 4-centred heads. N aisle: 2-light E window, 2 3-light N windows, all with 4-centred-arched heads. Pointed-arched N doorway. S aisle: fenestration similar to N aisle. S porch: gabled, with pointed archway, and 3-light 4-centred-arched window to each side. W tower: 3 stages, with octagonal stair turret projecting from NE angle, and diagonal buttresses to W angles. 2-light pointed-arched windows to each side of bell- stage. W elevation has pointed-arched doorway surmounted by 3-light 4- centred-arched window. Interior: nave retains brass to Robert Hogeson, Lord of the Manor, d.1611. C17 and C18 monuments to chancel. Other fittings mostly C19. Nave and aisle roofs are C15 in style but apparently C19 reworkings. Mid C19 stained glass to chancel and aisles.

Listing NGR: TL0072732436

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
38096
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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