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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

List entry Number: 1345887

Location

CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, COOMBE ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityDinnington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264091

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Details

DINNINGTON CP COOMBE ROAD (East side) ST41SW 3/6 Church of St Nicholas

4.2.56

II

Anglican parish church. Established by 1207; mostly C15, restored in 1863. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone slate base courses between stepped coped gables. Two-cell plan of 2-bay chancel and 3-bay nave, with south porch and north-east vestry, Chancel has cill course at east end, with corner and centre buttresses up that level; eaves course, cross finial to coping; east window C19, a 3-light Geometric tracery with arched label having uncut block stops; to south a 3-light window with semi-circular traceried head in deep hollowed flat-arched recess, possibly late C17, with narrow pointed-arched doorway to east, up 4 steps: on north side the leanto vestry, with angled corner buttresses, plinth and eaves course; 3-ogee-arched light window with flat head without label on north side, and chimney stack in south- west corner, Nave has chamfered plinth, eaves course; bay and angled corner buttresses to two-thirds height; on north side are 2-light C15 style traceried windows in hollowed pointed-arched recesses; similar windows to 2 east bays of south side, the east window having a scratch dial on jamb, with porch to west bay; west window 3-light to match, and over this a small C19 bell turret with base course, pair cusped through-arches with bells, and stepped pitched stone roof with wrought-iron cross and weathervane finaial. South porch has side corner buttresses; outer arch probably C15, with side shafts in hollows; inner arch plain wave-mould, C19 roof, Interior not accessible, but noted are stripped walls, C14 chancel arch, and triangular-headed arch into vestry. Nave basic structure may be C13, but much reshaped in C15. Fittings mostly C19, but font apparently C13, possibly recut. In the chancel a large memorial slab to Worthington Brice, died 1649, (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4030212766

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Somerset - Date: 1974 - Volume: 3

National Grid Reference: ST 40302 12766

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