CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1361819
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH LANE

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

District:
Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stretton
National Grid Reference:
SK 94973 15769

Details

STRETTON

SK 91 NW CHURCH LANE (West side)

3/121 Church of St. Nicholas

14.6.54

GV II*

Church of C12 - C14, and C17, C19. Coursed rubble stone and ashlar with Collyweston slate roof and red ridge tiles. Nave with W bellcote, N aisle, N and S transepts, chancel and S porch. W stepped buttress with a C19 lancet either side and C13 double bellcote. Openings have triple- chamfered arches dying into uprights. Spirelet above. Nave has fine C13 2 bay arcade. Moulded round arches (roll with fillet and hollow chamfers) supported on cruciform piers with free-standing shafts and stiff-leaf capitals. C19 common rafter roof with 2 tie beams. N aisle has C13 W lancet and C19 flat-topped N window with c1880 stained glass. N transept is Perp with 3-light N window and 2-light NE window. Near last a corbel bracket with niche below. Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner a hollow chamfer, dying into polygonal capitals with nail-head decoration and head corbels beneath. C13 chancel with C19 boarded polygonal roof. N lancet with stained glass of 1876. Restored Perp E window with stained glass of 1882. A corbel bracket either side. S flat-topped window and S lancet with stained glass of c1875. Early C14 simple Sedilia and double Piscina. C17 S transept with S 4-light stone mullion window and SE small lancet. C13 S porch with simple Norman S doorway. C13 font; C18 wall monuments in chancel and S transept; C19 carved oak pulpit, choir stalls and lectern; and C17 altar rail. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK9497315769

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
186691
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960)

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: 10 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/14597/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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