West Lexham Saint Nicholas Church.


Medieval, largely rebuilt in 1891. Flint, rendered tower and ashlar dressings. Pantile and pantile roofs. Round western tower, aisle less nave with south porch and chancel with vestry. Tower with 4 single light arched bell-openings with cusping. Nave and chancel mainly of 1891 with a re-assembled 14th century south door, and 3 19th century Y-traceried windows, one double lancet and a modern 3-light east window. Restored chancel arch with 2 plain-chamfered orders and polygonal responds. 2 plain- chamfered orders and no responds to tower arch.

West Lexham Saint Nicholas Church, near Castleacre, round west tower, 1 bell, nave, chancel and south porch. The tower is Saxon-Norman. The rest of the church was mainly rebuilt on the old foundations in 1881, at the sole expense of the Ear of Leicester, K.G. The chancel is partly Early English. According to Cautley: the church was entirely lit by candles. Work has been going on for a short while, helped by the National Lottery.

As listed on Historic England website.

Postcode, PE32 2QN