St Nicholas Church, Newchurch facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt Nicholas Church
|Church of St Nicholas with St John|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Official name: Church of St Nicholas with St John|
|Designated:||7 June 1971|
The first church was thought to be made of wood and erected in 1511, and it was rebuilt in stone in 1561 in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
This was replaced by the current building, dated 1825 over the west door, which is believed to have been constructed by the parishioners themselves without the benefit of an architect. The chancel was added in 1897 by R.B Preston. It is a Grade II* listed building.
Today the parish is styled: St Nicholas, Newchurch with St John and St Michael. St. Michael's was built in Lumb in 1848 and St. John's was built at Cloughfold in 1890.
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