CHURCH (Medieval to Victorian)


Grid reference Centred SK 76641 85528 (5m by 6m)
Map sheet SK78NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish South Wheatley, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A ruin since 1883. Remains consists of Norman chancel and W tower. (1)
The remains of St Helen's, the parish church of S Wheatley. Only 2 portions of the church are still standing: the W tower stands to its full height and the E entrance arch, Norman in style, is still visible underneath heavy undergrowth. The church stands in a churchyard. This is a surviving Med church, in ruinous condition, whose fabric and site still retain considerable interest and potential for the archaeology of the area. (2) (3)
See L5166,7 for earthworks, deserted village.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(3), Parish File

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

7 colour print; 5 colour slide, CS 50-54, SMR

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

9 Colour prints, Bilson P 06/07/1992, SMR

Listed buildings slides, 30 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

--/03/99, The Ruins of St Helen's Church (Plan). SNT3138.

<1> Pevsner N, 1951, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, p 161 (Monograph). SNT49.

<2> Harper FR, 1962, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT748.

<3> English Heritage, 1984, Schedule Entry, Notts 74 (Unpublished document). SNT305.

<4> Thoroton Society, 1978, TTS, p 11 (Published document). SNT391.

Sources/Archives (9)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 30 slides.
  • --- Plan: --/03/99. The Ruins of St Helen's Church. 1.
  • <1> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1951. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire. p 161.
  • <2> Personal comment: Harper FR. 1962. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Unpublished document: English Heritage. 1984. Schedule Entry, Notts 74.
  • <4> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1978. TTS. 82. p 11.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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