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Old Church of Saint Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3203 / 51°19'13"N

Longitude: -2.9827 / 2°58'57"W

OS Eastings: 331615

OS Northings: 158373

OS Grid: ST316583

Mapcode National: GBR J6.X2FK

Mapcode Global: VH7CR.820N

Entry Name: Old Church of Saint Nicholas

Listing Date: 19 May 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33251

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Old Church of
Saint Nicholas
ST 3058-3158 12/68
Norman church remodelled in later Middle Ages; consists of nave, chancel, and
central tower. Limestone rubble, stone slab roof over chancel. Nave (unroofed):
2 Norman doorways with carving in tympani: ("Circle intersected by 4 lobed motif
drawn in one line" - Pevsner). Porch rebuilt 1904. Central tower: 3 stages, clasping
buttresses, Norman window on S side, parapet of pierced quatrefoils in lozenges, is
mostly modern replacement of Perpendicular work. Stair turret with spirelet to NE.
Chancel: 2 Norman windows on N side and blocked 2 centre arched doorway on S side.
Interior: 2 Perpendicular tower arches. High landscape value, overlooking village
and Axe estuary.

Listing NGR: ST3161558373

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