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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1180300



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bringhurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190916

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SP 8492

13/14 Church of St. Nicholas

7.12.66 GV II*

Church. C12-C15, roof dated 1802, and restored 1862. Coursed rubble stone with quoins and stone dressings and Collyweston and leaded roof. Stone coped gables. W tower, nave, aisles, chancel and S porch. Tower of 3 stages with W diagonal buttresses, W doorway with many moulded arch, flat-topped 2-light over tiny 1-lights to SW stair, and 4 2-light bell openings. Above is a moulded string course with central gargoyles, ashlar parapet with crocketted pinnacles and low pyramid roof with weathercock. Double chamfered round arch to nave. 2 bay Late Norman N arcade with single-stepped arches on circular pier. Richly decorated capitals to pier and responds, E respond with carved head. 2 bay S arcade of earlier C13. Slightly pointed single-stepped arches with chamfer on circular pier and responds. Perp clerestory with a 2-light and a 3-light window to S and 2 2-lights to N. 3 bay low-pitch tie-beam roof. N aisle has flat-topped Perp windows. Tablet dated 1707 over N door. C19 double chamfered chancel arch. Chancel has tall 2-light window to N and S and flat-topped 3-light E window. C19 3 bay hammer-beam roof. S aisle has flat-topped Perp windows and small S 1-light. Restored piscina. S porch has archway with rounded single-stepped arch. Single chamfered S doorway. C14 octagonal font. 2 George III Royal Arms, one dated 1814 and double sided. 3 early C19 slate wall monuments. Nave roof inscribed 'W.W. - T.R. 1802'. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP8412792150

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SP 84127 92150


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