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OLD CHURCH OF SAINT 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: OLD CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1129743

Location

OLD CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, UPHILL WAY

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston-Super-Mare

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33251

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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

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 31615 58373

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