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Basingstoke and Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48740 48609



SU 44 NE 16.5.66 Church of St Nicholas 3/12


2. Late medieval single cell church, restored 1703, and with C18 fittings. Tile roof with boarded belfry at the west end,. surmounted by a lead pyramid roof. Walling is of stone rubble, with stone dressings, rendered in part with C18 red brick stepped buttresses set within at each corner, with one intermidately. Single light 5-cusped intermediately. Single light 5-cusped Perpendicular windows (2 on the north, 3 on the south side), C15 2 light west window south side), CiS 2 light west window within a square frame, and modern (Perp) 3-light east window. Plain chamfered south door with date plaque above (ie 1703)). Within, the east end is raised on one step, with C18 turned altar rails; on either side of the altar table is a painted board of the altar table is a painted board (Creed and Lord's Prayer); the north side wall has fragments of C17 paintings. On the south wall of the nave is a large painted board with the Commandments set within arched frames headed by figures, all within an architectural framework with side pilasters. Opposite is the tomb monument of Sir Richard Powlett (1614) comprising a Richard Powlett (1614) comprising a recumbent figure within a richly-decorated Ordered frame, with strapwork and finials, a rear inscribed panel, a tomb chest with 2 panelling facing figures in a central recess, all surrounded by a wrought-iron rail. The west end is enclosed by a C15 screen, with bench seating and a ceiling. A moulded cornice (of 1703) surrounds the main interior, and there are further painted fragments. A helm and small wall monuments, 3 hatchments and a Victorian font complete the furnishings.

Listing NGR: SU4884848619


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

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Date: 12 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16574/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Matthews. Source Historic England Archive
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