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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Porton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1275 / 51°7'38"N

Longitude: -1.7295 / 1°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 419022

OS Northings: 136500

OS Grid: SU190365

Mapcode National: GBR 50R.7JQ

Mapcode Global: VHB5K.ZX0K

Plus Code: 9C3W47GC+X5

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 18 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319982

Location: Idmiston, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Idmiston

Built-Up Area: Porton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Idmiston with Porton Gomeldon St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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3/90 Church of St Nicholas

Anglican parish church. 1876-7, by J.L. Pearson. Flint with
brick dressings. Tiled roofs. Nave, chancel with vestry at
right angles, south porch. Nave has 2-light Decorated style
windows, 3-light to east end of chancel. Short 3-light gable
window to vestry. Mid wall string, stepping up under east and
west windows. Gable crosses. Bellcote with double openings and
crocketed gable over west end of nave. Porch has open trussed
rafter roof. Boarded inner door.
Interior: nave of 3 bays, with tie beams and facetted barrel
vault. Walls rendered, with bowtell string at base of window
embrasures Wide chancel arch. Chancel has panelled vault.
Piscina on north wall, sedilia with nook shafts on south. Oak
reredos. Fittings: font. C15 and reset. Octagonal bowl with
trefoil headed panels, and varied fleurons below. Pulpit of oak
on stone base. Sanctuary rail an oak pole on iron supports.
Monuments: one wall tablet of 1840 by Soper of Sarum, and two C20
brasses. West window glass of 1893. C17 arm chair in sanctuary.
(Pevsner, Buildings of England, Wiltshire)

Listing NGR: SU1902236500

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