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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3341 / 53°20'2"N

Longitude: -0.7632 / 0°45'47"W

OS Eastings: 482454

OS Northings: 382619

OS Grid: SK824826

Mapcode National: GBR RY3W.KK

Mapcode Global: WHFGC.7GTD

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411543

Location: Sturton Le Steeple, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Sturton le Steeple

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Sturton with Littleborough

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 88 SW STURTON LE STEEPLE LITTLEBOROUGH
MAIN STREET
(north side)

6/112 Church of
1.2.67 St. Nicholas

G.V. I

Parish church. C11. Restored 1832, 1900, 1973. Vestry 1832,
rebuilt 1900. Herring bone and coursed rubble incorporating
Roman brick fragments, brick, dressed stone quoins, ashlar
dressings, slate roofs. Chamfered dressed stone plinth. Nave
with bellcote, chancel, lean-to vestry., Nave, 2 bays, has plain
eaves and east gable with cross. West end has central round-
headed doorway, 1832, with square moulded imposts. Flanked by
single buttresses, 3 setoffs, with chamfered plinths. Above,
gabled bellcote with 2 round headed moulded openings, containing
bells dated c.1200 and 1350. North side has to west, external
brick stack and to east, single round headed window in splayed
reveal. South side has 2 round headed C19 windows with moulded
heads, hood moulds and splayed reveals. Chancel, single bay, has
to east single C19 round headed window with moulded head and hood
mould with dogtooth and mask stops, and splayed reveal. South
side has a smaller similar window. Vestry, to north, has on
north side a single mullioned and transomed 3 light leaded
window. Aisleless nave has moulded round-headed west door with
moulded square imposts and chamfered plinth. Principal rafter
roof, 1900, with moulded wall plate and chamfered tie beams.
Chancel arch, C11, has heavy roll moulding and chamfered square
imposts. Single round piers with small incised scallop capitals.
Chancel has east window with stained glass, 1900. South side has
to east, C14 cusped trefoil headed piscina, and to west, blocked
splayed window opening. Roof similar to nave. Fittings include
font with chamfered square base and stem, carrying C17 splayed
eggcup bowl. Panelled painted ogee domed cover with ball finial,
c18. Early C19 lectern with turned base and 5 turned clustered
stems. C19 pierced traceried reading desk. Moulded oak benches,
c,1900. C20 turned altar rail. Monuments include Classicl style
slate and marble tablet with truncated obelisk, 1765 and 1812,
slate and marble tablets 1843, 1846, 1855. Roll of Honour.
Brass 1933.


Listing NGR: SK8245282618

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