CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1302545

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

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: Malvern Hills (District Authority)

Parish: Earl's Croome

National Grid Reference: SO 87035 42025

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Details

SO 84 SE EARL'S CROOME EARLS CROOME

3/52 Church of St Nicholas

25.3.68

- II*

Church, Norman with later alterations and 1832 West tower. Blue lias stone with some red sandstone dressings and Bath stone C19 dressings. Nave and chancel, nave walls embracing West tower. 3 stage tower of squared rubble stone with string courses and battlements. Neo-Norman West door and 2 light window above. 2-light pointed window to 3 sides of top stage. Nave 4 windows to South side, 1 C15 renewed 2 light, 1 C19 2 light, crude C13 2 light window with cusped top-light, blue lias tracery and Norman rear arch. Similar window to North side, also 1 2-light C19 window and 2-light Dec window with quatrefoil head. Red sandstone tracery. Each side blocked fine Norman doorway, 1 order of columns, roll-mould and zig-zag round arch. C19 nave roof with knee braces and collar. Fine Norman chancel arch with zig-zag moulding and abaci continued as imposts, carved decoration, lion to South abacus. Zig-zag single shafts. Chancel with small Norman gable light, pattern carving to outside and patterned string course below. Deep splayed Norman reveals to windows. 2-light cusped late C13 East window tracery. 1 round arched North window. South side 1 flat- headed window with crude 2-light wooden tracery and 1 single early C13 light. Plain C19 roof. Jacobean pulpit and remade C17 panelling to sanctuary and choir stalls. East window 1864, good, and one c.1860-60 Nave South window. Remnant of medieval wooden door to South door. Ref: Pevsner: Worcs. pp 138-9, VCH.

Listing NGR: SO8703542025

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 152555

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1901)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968)

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