TL1314 : St.Nicholas Churchyard

taken 7 years ago, near to Harpenden, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

St.Nicholas Churchyard
St.Nicholas Churchyard
Near St.Nicholas Church Hall
St Nicholas Church
Set in a nicely landscaped churchyard in the cenree of town, St Nicholas is the oldest known church in Harpenden. Built as a Chapel-of-Ease in about 1217,it was enlarged and the existing tower added in 1470.

The old church was demolished in 1861 to make way for a larger building. The tower contains a ring of eight bells, the oldest of which dates from 1612.

St Nicholas is a Church of England Parish within the Wheathampstead Deanery in the Diocese of St Albans. There are two daughter churches; All Saints' in the East of the town and St Mary's on the North of the town.

Here is a LinkExternal link to the St Nicholas Parish website.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
At (from Tags)
Harpenden 
Church (from Tags)
Church of England 
Near (from Tags)
St.Nicholas Church Hall 
Primary Subject of Photo
Churchyard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 13227 14402 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0072N 0:21.5264W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 13227 14402
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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