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Sapperton, St Nicholas
Sapperton, St Nicholas
Sapperton, St Nicholas

Much of St Nicholasís is 13th century work.

Inside the church, however, can be seen the round arches of a late 12th century arcade, built into the nave north wall.

The chancel is in part 19th century, dating from the restoration of 1897.

September 2013

Sapperton, St Nicholas church
Sapperton, St Nicholas
Sapperton, St Nicholas
Sapperton, St Nicholas

The windows on the south side of the nave, with their intersecting tracery, date from the thirteenth century.

April 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Capital
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Capital
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Capital

Pier in the north arcade with simple waterleaf decoration. It probably dates form the late twelfth century.

April 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas, capital
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Doorway
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Doorway
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Doorway

The south doorway of St Nicholasís church is Early English in style, from the 13th century.

Dogtooth decoration around the pointed arch remains crisp and clear.

April 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas, doorway
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Effigy
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Effigy
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Effigy

A long early fourteenth-century effigy of a lady with her head under an ogee arch. Set in the north-west floor of the nave.

Mark Acton, 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas, effigy
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Font
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Font
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Font

Simple drum-shaped font on an octagonal base.

April 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas, font
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Interior View
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Interior View
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Interior View

The interior looking west. To the right is the now blocked late twelfth-century three-bay north arcade.

Mark Acton, 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Interior View
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Interior View
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Interior View

Interior view looking east towards the chancel. The twelfth century north arcade, now blocked on the left.

April 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas, interior