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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Littleton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1212 / 52°7'16"N

Longitude: -1.8837 / 1°53'1"W

OS Eastings: 408057

OS Northings: 246990

OS Grid: SP080469

Mapcode National: GBR 3L0.YB6

Mapcode Global: VHB0N.9YH9

Plus Code: 9C4W44C8+FG

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147613

ID on this website: 101303224

Location: St Nicholas Church, North Littleton, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: North and Middle Littleton

Built-Up Area: South Littleton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: North and Middle Littleton

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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30.7.59 Church of St Nicholas

Parish Church medieval, heavily restored by F Preedy 1871. Blue lias stone with plain
tile roofs. West tower, Nave with South porch and South East chantry chapel, North
transept and chancel with vestry. Tower 3 stage, C13 below with diagonal buttresses,
C15 above with paired finials and large central gargoyles. Nave C13 originally, North
wall rebuilt 1871, roof 1871, South wall one C15 3-light and one C13 lancet, gabled
South porch C14 originally 2-storey but opened up in C19 and South East chantry chapel
c.1530 built by T Smith of North Littleton: embattled with 3-light flat-head windows,
one to East, 2 to South side. Tower arch C15 doorway, reset, with crudely modelled
leaf spandrels and crenellated head. North transept C14 with 2-light North window
with quatrefoil head and small cusped East lancet. Circa 1871 roof and arch to nave.
Small pisoina. Chancel and vestry entirely rebuilt 1871, 2 lancets and 3-light window
to South, 3-light EE window to East.

Norman round font, pulpit of C15 to C16 wooden panels, C16 bench ends. Gothic reredos
with 3 panels painted on metal, 1876. Some medieval floor tiles in North transept and
chancel wall niche.

Listing NGR: SP0805746990

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