CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1301320
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1969
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Worcester (District Authority)
Parish:
Warndon
National Grid Reference:
SO 88782 56887

Details

WARNDON CP WARNDON SO 85 NE 2/613

Church of St Nicholas

14.3.69

GV

I

Parish church. C12, late C14 and C15. Rendered sandstone ashlar, timber-framed tower with lath and plaster infill, tile roof. West tower, nave and chancel in one, north porch.

Tower: C15 in three stages, west wall: window at each level, louvred opening to belfry in gable, in the wall the first and second stages have curved tension braces, gable has two queen struts to collar; north and south walls close-studded. Nave and chancel: four bays, walls C12; north wall: west bay has C15 timber-framed porch, door has semicircular head with roll moulding, windows of two trefoil-headed lights under square heads; south wall similar with corresponding entrance; east window: three lights with Y-tracery under 2-centred head. INTERIOR: division between nave and chancel marked by plastered truss; tower arch has a segmental head, upper part of jambs moulded, evidently a former window. Fittings: early C17 altar rails, sanctuary floored with late C15 Malvern School tiles; grained late C18 box pews; font: moulded octagonal bowl of C14.

A church untouched by Victorian restoration.

Listing NGR: SO8803655905

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
147305
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 284

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: 01 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15933/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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