TL1314 : St Nicholas Church

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

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St Nicholas Church
St Nicholas Church
The church graveyard.
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
Monday, 11 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1320 1443 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0226N 0:21.5493W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1321 1441
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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