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Priory Church of St Anthony

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9438 / 52°56'37"N

Longitude: -1.1787 / 1°10'43"W

OS Eastings: 455288

OS Northings: 338800

OS Grid: SK552388

Mapcode National: GBR LGS.VW

Mapcode Global: WHDGY.V8XL

Plus Code: 9C4WWRVC+GG

Entry Name: Priory Church of St Anthony

Listing Date: 11 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457219

Location: Lenton and Wollaton, Nottingham, NG7

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Dunkirk and Lenton

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Lenton

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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646-1/7/237 (South side)
11/08/52 Priory Church of St Anthony
(Formerly Listed as:
Priory Church)


Chapel of the Hospital of St Anthony at Lenton Priory, now
church. Chancel c1108, remainder 1883. Additions at west end
c1992. Coursed rubble and coursed squared stone, with ashlar
dressings and slate roofs with coped gables. Plinth and
moulded eaves.
PLAN: chancel, vestry, nave with clerestory and aisles.
EXTERIOR: chancel has angle buttresses and 3-light Decorated
east window. South side has a pointed arched window to west,
C13, and a C19 3-light flat-headed window. Vestry, to north,
has flat roof and angle buttress. Porch to north with
shouldered door flanked by 2-light flat-headed windows.
Nave clerestory has 6 pointed arched clerestory windows each
side. West gable has angle buttresses and a square wooden bell
turret with lead covered pyramidal spire. Chamfered pointed
arched door covered by C20 glazed lobby, and above, a 3-light
pointed arched window.
South aisle has buttresses and 5 flat-headed windows, 2
lights. Similar windows at each end. Buttressed north aisle, 4
bays, has 3 flat-headed windows, 3 lights, and a similar
window to west.
INTERIOR: rendered. Chancel has C19 moulded arch without
responds, and boarded wagon roof. East end has C19 stained
glass window. North side has segmental pointed opening with
organ, and C19 aumbry and piscina. South side has C13 piscina
and C12 window with C19 stained glass.
Nave has 4-bay arcades with octagonal piers and 4-centred
arches with hood moulds. Queen post roof with traceried
spandrels. West end has pointed arched doorway and memorial
stained glass window, 1946. Aisles have lean-to roofs and
plain windows. North aisle has traceried wooden screen to
Fittings include Arms of Charles I on board, and C19 font,
pulpit, lectern, benches and stalls. Memorials include marble
and slate tablet, 1833.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 253; Church guide: Lenton: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SK5528838800

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