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Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church.



Gayton Saint Nicholas Church, I have seen this church a numerous amounts of times as worked in the village and passed it daily, it is beautiful. With its 14th century buttressed tower, its 14th century font and its arcades with five clerestory windows later than the tower, these Y tracery, cusped Y tracery and Y tracery with small trefoil in the spandrel, it also has an odd oval one it is lovely. Gayton or Gaituna meaning Gaega's Wood, Olde English Gyldi + tun (enclosure, settlement or farm) this church is mainly 14th century, but does have a Perpendicular chancel. Gayton Saint Nicholas Church, west tower, south porch, nave, north and south aisles and chancel. Plain 14th century tower with buttresses only going up 12 feet, and small quatrefoils for sound holes. Modern roof and fittings. 14th century font with plainly traceried bowl and shaft, 14th century arcades with five clerestory windows, quatrefoil and two lights alternately and a plain arched and canopied sedilia and piscina under square label.Messent wrote, Gayton Saint Nicholas Church, near King's Lynn, square west tower, a clock and 2 bells, nave with aisles and south porch. The style is mainly Decorated throughout. The clerestory has alternate circular and pointed windows. the tower has domed roof with vane, and four statues of Evangelists in the place of pinnacles. there are two storeys of windows to the bell chamber, which is very unusual. There is an aumbry and bracket for a statue in the south aisle. There are memorials to the Treadway, Trundle and other families. There is a monument to the Rev. Ligonier Treadway of 1830 date, sculptored by De Carle.
opposite the Crown Public house. 


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Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church
Gayton Saint Nicholas Church