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© Mr B.J.W. Heath

IoE Number: 311253
Location: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS,
  BERWICK BASSETT, KENNET, WILTSHIRE
Photographer: Mr B.J.W. Heath
Date Photographed: 04 September 2001
Date listed: 27 February 1958
Date of last amendment: 27 February 1958
Grade II*

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SU 07 SEBERWICK BASSETT-5/1Church of St. Nicholas27.2.58II*

SU 07 SE BERWICK BASSETT - 5/1 Church of St. Nicholas 27.2.58 II* Redundant parish church. C15, C18 and restored 1857 by T.H. Wyatt. Nave of sarsen with limestone dressings, stone and concrete tiled roof. Chancel brick on sarsen footings, stone tiled roof. Nave, with south bell-tower porch, and chancel. Windows 2-light with slightly cusped square heads and 3-light west window. Chancel windows lancets with stone dressings, perhaps reset, and quatrefoil in east gable. Tower porch C19 with angle buttresses and 2-light bell openings, parapet and pyramidal tiled roof. Two centred arched south door with heavy hoodmould. Interior: Nave has open roof of 3½ bays, with subsidiary trusses dividing each bay. Walls C19 rendering, whitewashed. Trefoiled piscina. Wide chancel arch to chancel with trussed rafter roof. C19 tile pavings. Fittings: C13 octagonal font with trefoiled panels. C19 pulpit, oak on stone base. Good chancel screen, C15, with narrow traceried panels and carved frieze and crestings, no door. C19 altar rail and mid C19 pews. Monuments: In nave, 4 wall tablets. On north side a limestone tablet of 1776 to Henry Webb, long inscription. White marble tablet on grey, to Elizabeth Nalder, died 1835. John Nalder, died 1794 and tablet of 1919. (Pevsner, Buildings of England - Wiltshire)

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