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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in South Ockendon, Thurrock

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Latitude: 51.5226 / 51°31'21"N

Longitude: 0.2977 / 0°17'51"E

OS Eastings: 559500

OS Northings: 182908

OS Grid: TQ595829

Mapcode National: GBR XV.MR0

Mapcode Global: VHHNH.3ZQP

Plus Code: 9F32G7FX+23

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 8 February 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119804

Location: Ockendon, Thurrock, RM15

County: Thurrock

Electoral Ward/Division: Ockendon

Built-Up Area: South Ockendon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Mardyke

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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South Ockendon
Church of St Nicholas
TQ 58 SE 4/8 8.2.60


C15 with C13 circular west tower and some C12 remains. Flint rubble with
Reigate dressings. Roofs tiled. West tower is in 4 stages. Tower arch
of circa 1240 is 2 centred, of 2 chamfered orders. C15 west doorway with
2 centred head. C19 brick window over. Second stage 2 blocked original
windows, Upper 2 stages are C19. C15 nave, has north arcade with 2 centred
arches of 2 hollow chamfered orders. Piers have moulded bases and capitals.
C15 clerestorey with 3 original windows of 2 cinquefoiled lights under a
4 centred head. C15 doorway to rood stair, with 2 centred arch. Upper door
also has 2 centred head, now blocked. South arcade and clerestorey are C19.
South aisle is C19 with 2 windows and west door. C15 north aisle has C19
windows, and re-set C12 north doorway, of 3 moulded orders, with enriched
chevron ornament, moulded and carved label. Detached shafts with spiral
mouldings, with pellet and dog tooth ornament. Inner arch has attached columns
with carved capitals. C15 north chapel, has 2 original north windows each
of one cinquefoiled light with a square traceried head. C15 west arch is
2 centred. C19 chancel, entered by C15 chancel arch. C19 vestry and north
porch. Brasses, Saltonstall monuments, remain internally.
(RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TQ5950082908

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