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Church of St Luke

A Grade I Listed Building in Hickling, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.8566 / 52°51'23"N

Longitude: -0.9739 / 0°58'25"W

OS Eastings: 469188

OS Northings: 329279

OS Grid: SK691292

Mapcode National: GBR BMM.SQN

Mapcode Global: WHFJL.0GJF

Plus Code: 9C4XV24G+JC

Entry Name: Church of St Luke

Listing Date: 1 December 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425592

Location: Hickling, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, LE14

County: Nottinghamshire

Civil Parish: Hickling

Built-Up Area: Hickling

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hickling

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK62NE (east side)
6/70 Church of St Luke
Church. Predominantly C14, clerestory and porch C15, chancel rebuilt
1845, tower rebuilt 1873, general restoration 1886. Thinly coursed
rubble with ashlar dressings. Ashlar tower. Lead roofs. West
tower, 4-bay nave with lean-to north and south aisles and south porch.
3-bay chancel. Tall 3-stage tower with angle buttresses, 3-light
west window, 2-light bell-chamber openings, decorative frieze and
crenellated parapet. Embattled south porch. Two 2-light south
aisle windows with cusped lights. Two 2-light north aisle windows
with geometrical tracery and a simply moulded doorway. The chancel
windows are of 2 and 3 lights with square heads, Perpendicular tracery
and deep square hood moulds. The chancel is also embattled. Built
into the west wall of the south aisle is an early C14 coffin lid with
relief carving of naturalistic foliage growing from a cross with stepped
base and foiled head.
Interior: 4-bay north and south arcades with double-chamfered arches
on octagonal piers with moulded capitals. Nave roof has massive
quadrant moulded tie-beams, and some purlins are similarly moulded.
Chancel arch on round responds which are slightly filleted. Piscina,
south aisle, east end. Octagonal font with plain shields and angels
under the bowl. The cover is simple with a re-cut centre piece dated
1665. Small poor-box on a pedestal, carved in raised letters in sunk
panels on 3 sides:

HF 16 85 RB

The south door has delicate C13, flowing ironwork. At the east end
of the south aisle is an excellent mid C10 Saxon coffin lid with much
interlace, a cross and 2 beasts. Bench ends with heads on the arms
and in the poppy heads. A brass on the chancel floor of 1521 to Master
Ralph Babington, rector.
N Pevsner. The Buildings of England, 1979.

Listing NGR: SK6918829279

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

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