TL1314 : St.Nicholas Church

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

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St.Nicholas Church
St.Nicholas Church
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)
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Sunday, 27 January, 2013
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Harpenden 
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Church of England 
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Church 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 13263 14439 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0267N 0:21.4943W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 13236 14458
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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