CHURCH OF ST HELEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1278008
Date first listed:
13-Oct-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST HELEN, NOTTINGHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST HELEN, NOTTINGHAM ROAD

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

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Broxtowe (District Authority)
Parish:
Trowell
National Grid Reference:
SK 48370 39743

Details

SK 43 NE TROWELL NOTTINGHAM ROAD (south side)

6/67 Church of St. Helen 13.10.66 G.V. II*

Parish church. C13, C14, C15. Restored 1836 and by Hodgson Fowler, 1890. Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar and dressed stone. Gabled and lean-to plain tile and felt roofs. Chamfered and moulded plinths. Moulded eaves. Nave and chancel have coped east gables with crosses. Windows all restored. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, chancel, south porch. West tower, C13 and C15, 2 stages, has moulded string course and eaves, crenellated parapet and 4 corner buttresses. First stage has to south, door, and to west, transomed triple lancet, C15, with panel tracery and hood mould. Second stage has on each side a rectangular opening and above it a cusped transomed double lancet with hood mould and lintel band. To north, clock removed from Nottingham Exchange. Rebuilt clerestory has moulded parapet and rainwater heads dated 1836. On each side, 3 double lancets, C16 style, with coved reveals. North aisle, 3 bays, rebuilt late C19, has 3 buttresses. West end has double lancet, C15, with panel tracery and square headed reveal. North side has to east, 2 similar lancets. To west, chamfered C13 blocked door with hood mould. East end has triple lancet, C16, with Tudor arched reveal and hood mould. South aisle, 3 bays, C15, restored, has 3 buttresses. East end has triple lancet similar to north aisle. South side has to east 2 C19 double lancets with panel tracery and splayed reveals. West end has a similar window. Chancel, C13, 2 bays. North side has a buttress. To west, C13 blocked door with imposts, flanked by single C13 lancets on different levels. All have hood moulds. East end has 2 flanking buttresses and C19 triple lancet, C15 style, with panel tracery and hood mould. South side has off-centre buttress and to west, C15 triple lancet with cusped ogee heads and square headed reveal. To east, C15 double lancet with panel tracery and moulded reveal. South porch, C13, has plain south doorway with imposts. Interior has painted barrel vault with chamfered ribs. Inner doorway, C19, Tudor arched and with hood mould. Tower arch, C13, chamfered and rebated, with conical imposts, contains C20 organ loft and gallery. Nave arcades, early C14, 3 bays, have unusual broached octagonal bases and moulded capitals. Double chamfered and rebated arches with conical imposts. Low pitched C19 purlin roof. North and south aisles have lean-to roofs with carved bosses to east. North aisle has stained glass War Memorial window by P. & Q, c.1950. South aisle has memorial window, 1916. Chancel arch matches tower arch and has C20 traceried screen with cross. East end has early C20 gradine and traceried panelled reredos. Stained glass window by Kempe, 1892. South side has to east, superimposed rebated C13 aumbry and piscina. To its right, cusped and moulded sedilia, C13. C19 matchboarded barrel vaulted roof with arch braces on corbels. Fittings include C15 octagonal font with quatrefoil and crenellated bands. C18 side table. C19 octagonal panelled pulpit and lectern with flying buttresses. Early C20 stalls and desks. Late C19 benches with shaped ends. Memorials include slate and alabaster wall tablet with apron and crest with Arms and Latin inscription, 1668. 4 C18 brasses to Evans family. 2 C19 brasses and marble tablet. Brass, 1837, referring to benefactions. War Memorial brass, 1918. Wooden War Memorial plaque, 1945.

Listing NGR: SK4837039743

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
429791
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/26900
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/26898
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/26899

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: 12 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00938/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Holt. Source Historic England Archive
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