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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great and Little Wigborough, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7944 / 51°47'39"N

Longitude: 0.8712 / 0°52'16"E

OS Eastings: 598091

OS Northings: 214540

OS Grid: TL980145

Mapcode National: GBR RMY.K1G

Mapcode Global: VHKGK.15X7

Plus Code: 9F32QVVC+QF

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418518

Location: Great and Little Wigborough, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great and Little Wigborough

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great and Little Wigborough St Stephen and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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WIGBOROUGH Little Wigborough
Church of St Nicholas
TL 91 SE 22/6 7.4.65
C15 in rough coursed rubble with limestone dressings, and red plain tile roof.
Late C15 nave, with original north doorway with moulded jambs, 2 centred arch
and label with angel stops. North and south windows are late C19. South doorway
has moulded jambs, 2 centred arch and label, formerly there was a south porch,
now demolished, C15 chancel with east window of 3 cinquefoiled lights with vertical
tracery in a 2 centred head, with moulded label and angel stops. North and south
walls have extensively restored windows of 2 cinquefoiled lights in square heads.
In south wall there is also a doorway with hollow chamfered jambs, 4 centred
arch with modern head. Three stage west tower, base of C15 and C19 rebuild above.
Tower arch is 2 centred, with hollow chamfers. C16 nave roof, with side purlins.
Iron font cover support of 1888 by Joseph Clarke. (RCHM 1).

Listing NGR: TL9809114540

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