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Listed Building ID
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Article Title
Church of St Nicholas
51.6703140° N, 1.2806500° W map · aerial
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SU 49843 97082
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Listed Building Description

Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.


583/1/10011 CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS 19-JAN-51

I Church of late Norman and Perpendicular date, restored in 1881 by Edwin Dolby of Abingdon and London.

MATERIALS: Mainly rubblestone, some ashlar, red tiled roof.

PLAN: Chancel, nave, west tower, and on the north side a shallow C16 chapel and organ chamber and vestry of 1880-1.

EXTERIOR: Late Norman nave with W front with late Norman doorway with three orders of shafts flanked by blind arcading. In nave two N lancets and traces of a third; to the S (where parapet of 1881) two windows in the Decorated style. West tower of c.1470 built within the nave with stair turret on north side. Vestry and organ loft of 1880-1 against north side of chancel.

INTERIOR: Chancel separated from nave by broad probably C14 chancel arch. Sceened-off east vestry of 1953. Reset within This is a late C14 carved crucifixion. Late C19 choir stalls. Nave with kingpost roof of 1881. Benches also of 1880-1... read more

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Place ID
Church of St Nicholas, Abingdon, England
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 6, 2022