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Church of St Helen

A Grade I Listed Building in Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.9867 / 52°59'12"N

Longitude: -1.0365 / 1°2'11"W

OS Eastings: 464780

OS Northings: 343694

OS Grid: SK647436

Mapcode National: GBR 9JN.NT3

Mapcode Global: WHFHZ.16Q5

Plus Code: 9C4WXXP7+MC

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425241

Location: Burton Joyce, Gedling, Nottinghamshire, NG14

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Gedling

Civil Parish: Burton Joyce

Built-Up Area: Burton Joyce

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Burton Joyce with Bulcote and Stoke Bardolph

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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SK 64 SW
(south east side)
7/18 Church of
St. Helen
G.V. I
Parish church. C13, C14, C15. South aisle, c.1725. Arcades
rebuilt 1878 by T. H. Wyatt. Coursed rubble and dressed stone
with lead, concrete tile and plain tile roofs. Moulded plinths,
chamfered eaves, coped gables, 2 of them with crosses. West
tower, north and south aisles, nave, chancel, vestry, south
porch. West tower, C13, single stage, has deep plinth, string
course and to west, 2 pairs of corner buttresses, 4 setoffs. To
west, chamfered double lancet with Y tracery: Above, 4 restored
double lancets. Above again, octagonal broach spire, C14, with 4
gabled lucarnes. Above them, 4 smaller lucarnes, finial and
weathercock. North aisle, enlarged late C13, 2 bays, has 3
buttresses, that to west larger. West end has C19 double lancet
with Decorated tracery and hood mould. North side has to east,
C14 Decorated double lancet, restored, with hood mould and a mask
stop. To its right, low side window and chamfered C13 doorway
with hood mould. To right again, late C14 double lancet with
panel tracery, hood mould and a mask stope East end has C13
Geometrical double lancet with hood mould and a mask stop. South
aisle, 3 bays, has blank ends, each with a pair of corner
buttresses. South side has a buttress. To west, C19 double
lancet, C15 style, with square reveal and hood mould. To east, a
similar triple lancet. Nave has coped east gable with cross and
C19 quatrefoil window. Chancel, late C14 and C15, 2 bays, has
chamfered sill band. East end has 2 diagonal buttresses. East
end has restored C15 quadruple lancet with panel tracery and hood
mould. South side has off-centre buttress and 2 C15 double
lancets with flamboyant tracery, square reveals, hood moulds and
mask stops. Vestry has coped gable and to west, shouldered
doorway. To north, C15 style triple lancet with hood mould.
East side has 2 leaded casements, one mullioned. South porch,
Cl9, has coped gable with crosse Moulded inner and outer south
doors with hood moulds. Principal rafter roof with collars.
North and south arcades, 3 bays, have round piers and responds
with lobed bases and round capitals. Chamfered and rebated
arches. Scissor braced roof, C19. Plain tower arch, C13, double
chamfered and rebated. North aisle windows have patterned
stained glass. East end has memorial window glass by Joseph
Nuttgens, 1985. To its right, chamfered pointed hagioscope. To
right again, C15 trefoil headed aumbry in square opening with
hoood mould and mask stops. South aisle has easternmost window
with stained glass, 1905. Both aisles have late Cl9 low pitched
roofs. Chancel arch, C14, double chamfered and rebated, dying
into north wall. North side has linenfold panelled aumbry. East
end has similar panelled, traceried dado and reredos, 1922. East
window has stained glass, 1888. South side has to east, C13
pointed piscina. South side windows have stained glass, late
C19. Pointed wooden barrel vault with stencilled decoration.
Font, C13, with plain lobed bowl on C19 base and with C19 cover.
Traceried panelled skeleton pulpit, 1878, made from chancel
ceiling of 1708. Late C19 wooden lectern. Carved late Cl7
armchair. Monuments include life-size effigy of Robert Jorz de
Bethune, c.1400, on chest with shields. Incised cross top. C15
incised cross slab. Brass to Rev. John Gifford, 1662. Recessed
alabaster tablet with damaged Latin inscription. 3 early C19
marble and slate tablets. C14 style tablet, 1853. C13 style
tablet, 1862. 3 brasses, late C19. Stone War Memorial tablet
with wreath, 1918.

Listing NGR: SK6477943696

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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