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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9688 / 52°58'7"N

Longitude: -1.1752 / 1°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 455489

OS Northings: 341587

OS Grid: SK554415

Mapcode National: GBR LHH.MX

Mapcode Global: WHDGR.XMKX

Plus Code: 9C4WXR9F+GW

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454790

Location: Hyson Green and Arboretum, Nottingham, NG7

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hyson Green and Forest Fields

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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BOBBERS MILL ROAD (north west side)
Church of St Stephen
(Formerly Listed as: BOBBERS MILL ROAD, St Stephen's Church)

Church.1897. By W.D Caröe, architect to the Diocese of Southwell. Red brick with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs. Perpendicular Revival style. Plinth, buttresses, coped gables.

PLAN: chancel, choir vestry, lantern topped with spire at junction of nave and chancel, nave with aisles and western bellcote, south porch.
EXTERIOR: chancel, two bays, has ashlar parapet and coped gable. Blank east end, and on each side, two panel tracery windows, five-lights, with moulded pointed arches. Those to the west are truncated above the aisle roofs. Flat roofed choir vestry, to south east, has a four-light panel tracery window to south. Clerestory, five bays, has alternating two- and three-light panel tracery windows with flat heads. West end has a gabled projecting porch moulded pointed arched doorway with foundation stone at impost level, and ornate wooden double doors. Above, a large six-light panel tracery window set in a round-arched recess, divided by a canted brick stair turret leading to the square ashlar bellcote.

North aisle, obscured by adjoining new building, has four four-light panel tracery windows, and an off centre porch converted to a corridor. South aisle has four similar windows, and to east another window partly covered by a priest's door with moulded segment-arched opening. Both aisles have coped gables, and at the west ends, three-light panel tracery windows set in segment-arched recesses. South porch has coped gable with moulded pointed arched double doors, and above them, an empty niche.

INTERIOR: has continuous arch braced common rafter roof with wall shafts. Chancel has a segment-arched recess at the east end, with a crenellated band above. Segment-arched door to north, piscina, aumbry, sedilia and door to south. Nave has four bay arcades with moulded pointed arches dying into octagonal piers and responds. West end has double doors. Aisles have stained glass west windows, c1897. South aisle has two stained glass windows dated 1936 and 1943.

Fittings include original oak stalls. Traceried octagonal ashlar pulpit and marble font with spire cover, resited from a demolished church c1890.

Listing NGR: SK5548941587

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