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© Mrs Marion Teal

IoE Number: 132507
Location: CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS,
  STANDISH, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Marion Teal
Date Photographed: 30 March 2002
Date listed: 10 January 1955
Date of last amendment: 10 January 1955
Grade I

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STANDISHSTANDISH VILLAGESO 80 NW7/248Church of St. Nicholas10.1.55GVI

STANDISH STANDISH VILLAGE SO 80 NW 7/248 Church of St. Nicholas 10.1.55 GV I Anglican parish church. Early C14, restored c1867-9 by J.P. St Aubyn. Coursed dressed stone on chamfered plinth, stone slate roof with coped verges and cross finials. West tower, aisleless nave with north and south porches, chancel with C20 octagonal vestry to south. Narrow tower with stepped diagonal buttresses up to first string course above level of nave roof, single trefoil belfry lights on upper stage and tall spire with roll mouldings to edges, 4 gablets at base, weathercock. Narrow slit stair lights to each face. Simple north and south porches with stepped diagonal buttresses. North porch has double chamfered outer pointed arch, stone seats and single chamfered inner arch. Nave of 3 bays, chancel of 2, all windows 2-light Decorated ogee trefoils with quatrefoil over, 5-light east window with reticulated intersecting tracery. South wall has projection marking rood stair. Interior: plaster removed in C19 restoration and chancel re- roofed. Nave roof panelled with 180 carved wooden bosses, and with 2 moulded tie beams with plain crown posts. Rood loft stair opening on south wall, and small depressed ogee piscina opposite on north wall. Very large chamfered chancel arch. Box pews of 1764 by Anthony Keck, slightly lowered in C19 restoration. Painted stone classical wall monument on south wall of nave to Sir Henry Winston, died 1609, ancestor of Sir Winston Churchill. (David Verey, Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: the Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980; VCH, Gloucestershire, Vol X 1972)

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