Saint Nicholas Church - Alcester, Warwickshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 12.920 W 001° 52.139
30U E 577270 N 5785592
Quick Description: St Nicholas church is situated in the centre of Alcester and is the largest church of the Alcester Minster group of churches in the Church of England Diocese of Coventry.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/12/2013 2:46:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMHTCC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Jyrki&Sari
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Long Description:
The main entrance is through the c.1500 West door, under the 14th century Tower which is the oldest part of the church. Above the tower are the eight Bells (St George, Peace, Unity, Concord, Faith, Hope, Charity and St Nicholas, cast in 1948 by John Taylor of Loughborough to replace an earlier 6 by Abraham Rudhall in 1735. The Clock, angled on the SW corner was installed in 1682, with electric action in 1975, recently converted to GPS. The original action, inscribed "J Price 1682" (an Alcester ironmonger and gunsmith), was removed from the tower in 1988 and stands in the NW end of the nave.

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Building Materials: Stone

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