St Nicholas Church :: Shared Description

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.
by Thomas Nugent
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TL1314 : St.Nicholas Church by Adrian Cable
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TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St.Nicholas Churchyard by Adrian Cable
TL1314 : Rothamsted Avenue, Harpenden by Adrian Cable
TL1314 : Memorial in St.Nicholas Churchyard by Adrian Cable
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St.Nicholas Church by Adrian Cable
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : Rothamsted Avenue, Harpenden by Adrian Cable
TL1314 : St Nicholas Church by Thomas Nugent
TL1314 : St.Nicholas Church Hall by Adrian Cable


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Created: Sat, 16 Feb 2013, Updated: Sat, 16 Feb 2013

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