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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in Holt, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9512 / 52°57'4"N

Longitude: 1.0249 / 1°1'29"E

OS Eastings: 603309

OS Northings: 343598

OS Grid: TG033435

Mapcode National: GBR T8P.V8V

Mapcode Global: WHLQT.Q28V

Plus Code: 9F43X22F+FX

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222864

Location: Blakeney, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR25

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Blakeney

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Blakeney St Nicholas with St Mary and St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Description

TG 04 SW 1/1

BLAKENEY
CLEY ROAD (south side)
Church of St Nicholas

6.3.59

I

C15 with C13 chancel. Large church built of flint (Quaternary) with stone (Lincolnshire Limestone and Bath Stone) dressings and lead-clad roofs, refaced with knapped flint in 1880s. Comprising: C15 nave with clerestory and C15 north and south aisles, all with Perpendicular traceried windows. Large C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet and pinnacles, three-light Perpendicular traceried belfry and large four-light Perpendicular west window and octagonal stair turret on south side. North porch of 1896. C13 chancel with rendered walls, with seven-light stepped east window and Perpendicular north and south windows.

Tower attached to north-east corner of chancel with pinnacles, cusped bell-openings and diagonal buttresses; said to have been originally a stair turret to chamber over chancel and to have been extended above chancel roof as an architectural feature; later used as a beacon.

Interior: six-bay arcades and C15 hammerbeam roof to nave. Tall tower arch. C13 two-bay vaulted chancel. Only base of screen is C15, remainder is circa 1913. Stalls with misericords restored 1913. Some C15 bench ends with poppy-heads. Good Perpendicular octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TG0330943598

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