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Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Hulcote and Salford
National Grid Reference:
SP 94434 38833


HULCOTE AND SALFORD HULCOTE SP 93 NW SP 9438 5/18 Church of St Nicholas 23.1.61 I Parish Church. Circa 1590, built by Richard Chernock, then in possession of Hulcote Manor. Some late C19 restoration. Coursed rubble, mixture of limestone, ironstone and cobbles. Ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs. Chancel, nave, S porch, tower. All windows are square-headed and have diamond leading. Chancel: 3-light mullion and transom E window, each lignt with slightly rounded pointed-arched head. E wall external stonework repaired with brick, with C19 wall tablet inserted. N and S walls each have 2-light mullion and transom window. N elevation has later red brick buttresses. S elevation has small doorway with rounded archway under square head. Door is decorated with scrolled ironwork. Nave: N and S elevations eacn have one 3-light and one 2-light mullion and transom window. N elevation has blocked 4-centred arched doorway cut by western window. S porch: apparently rebuilt, partially blocks western nave window. Gabled 4-centred arched doorway. Door has decorative studding in chevron and diamond patterning, and with initials R.C. Single lights to side elevations. W tower: 3 stages, with diagonal buttresses to W angles. N elevation has semi-circular stair turret projecting from wall. Ground stage has 2-light mullion and transom window to W. Bell-stage has 2-light mullioned window to each side. E one blocked by nave roof, others with wood louvres. Plain parapet with crocketed pinnacles to angles. Interior: Pointed tower arch. Segmental-arched plaster ceiling. Nave has some reset C16 panelling with a variety of motifs, including linenfold, a moor's head and the initials W.A. Chanel choir stalls constructed from re-used Jacobean panelling. C17 communion rails with twisted balusters. Chancel E wall has brass to Richard Chernock, 1616. Chancel N wall has polychrome 3-tier wall monument to same Richard Chernock, with kneeling figures of Chernock, his 2 wives and numerous children. Chancel has several other C18 and C19 wall monuments. Nave floor has brass to Mary Nicholls, 1619.

Listing NGR: SP9443438833


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

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Date: 16 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10224/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Hurst. Source Historic England Archive
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