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Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Oldcotes, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3904 / 53°23'25"N

Longitude: -1.1128 / 1°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 459098

OS Northings: 388540

OS Grid: SK590885

Mapcode National: GBR NYN7.WC

Mapcode Global: WHDDV.W18P

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 12 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420565

Location: Styrrup with Oldcotes, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, S81

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Styrrup with Oldcotes

Built-Up Area: Oldcotes

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Langold with Oldcotes

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 58 NE STYRRUP WITH OLDCOTES MAIN STREET
Oldcotes
(East side)

2/163 Church of
St. Helen

G.V. II

Roman Catholic church. 1869-71, probably by S. J. Nicholl.
Ashlar with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof with decorated ridges
and stone coped east end. 3 ridge crosses, with a single ridge
cross to the porch. Buttressed and set on a plinth with a
chamfered ashlar course over. Nave, south porch, north
chapel/organ chamber, chancel, north east decorative ashlar bell
turret. West end with single 4-light arched window with tracery,
cusping and hood mould. A string course runs under. The north
wall has 3 two light arched windows with tracery, cusping, hood
mould and label stops. The north wall of the chapel has an
arched doorway, with, to its left, 2 two light windows, each with
cusping and a single stone mullion under a flat head, a string
course runs under, and below is a single narrow rectangular
opening. The east wall of the chapel has a single round window
with tracery, cusping, hood mould and label stops, below is a
string course and a single narrow rectangular opening. The east
chancel has a single 5-light arched window with tracery, cusping
and hood mould,a string course runs under. The south wall has 5
arched 2-light windows with tracery, cusping and hood mould. The
buttressed porch has a moulded arch supported on engaged columns
with hood mould and label stops. Both the east and west walls
have a single 2-light traceried window. The porch interior has a
piscina supported on a foliate corbel and with an arch over. The
inner moulded, arched, doorway has a hood mould with label stops
over. Interior. Nave and north chapel are divided by a single
moulded arch supported on a foliate decorated capital to the
left, the right respond also having a foliate decorated capital.
The moulded chancel arch is supported on 2 foliate decorated
capitals and has a hood mould with label stops over. The 2 bay
chancel/north chapel arcade with moulded arches supported on
columns with foliate decorated capitals has C19 screens. The
organ chamber is separated either side from the north chapel by
single half arches, each terminating at the apex in a boss.
There are 2 arched doorways in the north chapel, north wall with
hood mould band over and 2 label stops. Between the 2 doors is a
niche with triangular arch over, and supported on 2 corbels. The
south chancel wall has a piscina with arches over. Flanking the
east window are single cusped niches. On the north chancel wall
is a painted panel with blind trefoils over and hood mould with
finial. The chancel roof is supported on foliate decorated
corbels. The furniture is C19 and C20.


Listing NGR: SK5909888540

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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