PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1118334
Date first listed:
21-Dec-1967
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, UPPER CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, UPPER CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Buckinghamshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Cuddington
National Grid Reference:
SP 73737 11209

Details

SP 7311 CUDDINGTON UPPER CHURCH STREET (east side)

8/102 Parish Church of St. Nicholas

21.12.67

GV II*

Parish church. C13. North aisle widened c1330, south porch C14. West Tower C15. North vestry C19. Rubblestone with limestone dressings. Old tile roofs. 2 bay chancel with north east vestry. 4 bay nave with 2 bay south chapel and 2 bay south aisle, porch, and 3 bay north aisle. West tower. Chancel has angle buttresses and weathered buttress between bays. East window 3-lights of intersecting foiled tracery. North west and south east windows 2-light flat-headed C15 with cinquefoil heads. North aisle and south chapel east windows 3-lights of intersecting tracery. North aisle north wall has C14 2-light east window, 2 centre arched doorway and west window of 2 Tudor arched lights. West wall has 4-centred arched window of 3 ogee lights. South chapel south windows of 2 trefoiled ogee lights and tracery in a square head with moulded labels and decayed headstops. Inside are C13 jambs with remains of nook shafts, bases and capitals. South aisle has at left 2-centred 2-light window. Porch has 2 continuous orders and hoodmould. Inner doorway to aisle C13 of 2 moulded orders with dogtooth. Outer order has angle shaft with caps. Chamfered inner order. West Tower of 3 stages with moulded string courses and embattled parapet. Diagonal buttresses at west. Stair turret rising above north east corner. West doorway has 4-centred moulded arch. 3-light window above. Single light ringing chamber windows on south and west sides. Bell chamber has 2-light cinquefoil windows. Church has stone coped gables with finials. Interior. Chancel has octagonal moulded corbel cap piscina in south east angle. Chancel arch of 2 square orders with bowtells. Semi-octagonal responds. Simple bell caps. Moulded bases and abaci. Nave north arcade has east arch of 2 chamfered orders. Octagonal column. 2 west bays later C13 of 2 hollow chamfered orders. West column has moulded base and fluted and scalloped cap. South nave arcade: East and west responds semi-octagonal. 3 Cylindrical piers, east one with scalloped-cap. Arches of 2 hollow chamfered orders. South chapel has trefoil head piscina. Arch into south aisle of 2 moulded orders. Crude moulded caps and bases on attached segmental shafts. Tower arch of 2 continuous chamfered orders. Victorian roofs, arch braced collar trusses to chancel, wagon roofs to south chapel and north aisle. Collar purlin roof to nave. Stained glass: C14 angels in south chapel east window. Chancel east window by Powell 1857, designed by G.E. Street. Early English style pulpit by Street. Font: C13 circular bowl, ornamented with shallow arcade of pointed arches. RCHM I. 109. MON.1.

Listing NGR: SP7373711209

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
43039
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

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: 15 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/04357/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Fisher. Source Historic England Archive
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