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Church of Saint Nicholas

A Grade I Listed Building in Boldon Colliery, South Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.9436 / 54°56'36"N

Longitude: -1.4535 / 1°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 435104

OS Northings: 561129

OS Grid: NZ351611

Mapcode National: GBR LC98.3N

Mapcode Global: WHD54.N01H

Entry Name: Church of Saint Nicholas

Listing Date: 25 February 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303725

Location: South Tyneside, NE36

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Boldon Colliery

Built-Up Area: Jarrow

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Boldon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

West Boldon

3/65 Church of Saint Nicholas



Parish church. Early C13, with later south porch; C19 restorations and north
porch. Early alterations to the 3-bay nave, with north and south aisles; chancel
has 3 bays. West tower, with clasping buttresses, bears a broach spire. While
the windows are C19 there are original headstops to hoodmoulds on north wall.
A round-headed block door in the south chancel wall has keystone date 1767.
3-light east window. Interior : nave arcades have octagonal piers, moulded
capitals, some nailhead decorations; 2 C14 effigies of priests, one, with restored
head, in a tomb recess in the south aisle wall, the other in the chancel. Two
pre-reformation bells. Beside the south porch is a foot-scraper.

Listing NGR: NZ3510161127

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

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