CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1303224
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, MIDDLE LITTLETON

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, MIDDLE LITTLETON

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
North and Middle Littleton
National Grid Reference:
SP 08057 46990

Details

SP 04 NE NORTH & MIDDLE LITTLETON MIDDLE LITTLETON 2/21

30.7.59 Church of St Nicholas GV II*

Parish Church medieval, heavily restored by F Preedy 1871. Blue lias stone with plain tile roofs. West tower, Nave with South porch and South East chantry chapel, North transept and chancel with vestry. Tower 3 stage, C13 below with diagonal buttresses, C15 above with paired finials and large central gargoyles. Nave C13 originally, North wall rebuilt 1871, roof 1871, South wall one C15 3-light and one C13 lancet, gabled South porch C14 originally 2-storey but opened up in C19 and South East chantry chapel c.1530 built by T Smith of North Littleton: embattled with 3-light flat-head windows, one to East, 2 to South side. Tower arch C15 doorway, reset, with crudely modelled leaf spandrels and crenellated head. North transept C14 with 2-light North window with quatrefoil head and small cusped East lancet. Circa 1871 roof and arch to nave. Small pisoina. Chancel and vestry entirely rebuilt 1871, 2 lancets and 3-light window to South, 3-light EE window to East.

Norman round font, pulpit of C15 to C16 wooden panels, C16 bench ends. Gothic reredos with 3 panels painted on metal, 1876. Some medieval floor tiles in North transept and chancel wall niche.

Listing NGR: SP0805746990

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
147613
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 27 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/06444/11
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