OLD CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1129743
Date first listed:
19-May-1983
Statutory Address:
OLD CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, UPHILL WAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, UPHILL WAY

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Weston-Super-Mare
National Grid Reference:
ST 31615 58373

Details

UPHILL WAY 1. 5121 Old Church of Saint Nicholas ST 3058-3158 12/68 II* 2. Norman church remodelled in later Middle Ages; consists of nave, chancel, and central tower. Limestone rubble, stone slab roof over chancel. Nave (unroofed): 2 Norman doorways with carving in tympani: ("Circle intersected by 4 lobed motif drawn in one line" - Pevsner). Porch rebuilt 1904. Central tower: 3 stages, clasping buttresses, Norman window on S side, parapet of pierced quatrefoils in lozenges, is mostly modern replacement of Perpendicular work. Stair turret with spirelet to NE. Chancel: 2 Norman windows on N side and blocked 2 centre arched doorway on S side. Interior: 2 Perpendicular tower arches. High landscape value, overlooking village and Axe estuary.

Listing NGR: ST3161558373

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
33251
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

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: 25 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04961/34
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