CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1347342
Date first listed:
27-May-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, ASHWELL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, ASHWELL LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Hinxworth
National Grid Reference:
TL 23734 40347

Details

TL 24 SW HINXWORTH ASHWELL ROAD (South west side) Hinxworth 1/104 Church of 27.5.68 St. Nicholas

GV II*

Parish Church. C14 tower and nave. C15 alterations. Circa 1830 rebuilt chancel. Flint rubble with clunch dressings. Chancel is chequered red brick with stone dressings. 2-stage W tower with angle buttresses and battlements. Mostly clunch, it has a 2-light traceried W window and similar belfry windows. C15 S porch with shallow-gabled parapet and 4-centre-arched door in moulded square frame. W side of porch has a hooded 3-light window; corresponding E window blocked. The nave is battlemented and has on N and S sides a 3-light traceried window with 6 trefoiled lancets in tympanum. Other windows are 1 and 2 lights, except for 3-light net-traceried E window. N nave door with simple C14 pointed arch. Interior: Aisle-less nave with late C19 panelled roof retaining 4 C15 carved wooden corbel figures. In splay of N nave window and in SE corner of nave are 2 canopied niches. Spiral rood staircase next to N window. Big W arch with semi-octagonal shafts. Mis-shapen C14 chancel arch. The chancel has panelled ceiling with simple bosses. Circa 1830 reeded dado and altar back. Good early-mid C19 stained glass. Brasses in chancel: on N wall, mid C15; on floor; man, woman and 6 children, believed to be John Lambard, Alderman of London (d.1487). Mid C18 pulpit with fielded panels. C16-17 Rector's chair. Small mid C19 octagonal font. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL2373440347

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
162216
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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: 03 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/07167/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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