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Bicker, St Swithun
Bicker, St Swithun
Bicker, St Swithun

St Swithun's in Bicker, described by Pevsner as 'truly amazing', has a truncated Norman nave, longer Early English chancel and a Decorated crossing and tower.

It also contains some old woodwork.

Mark Acton, 2008

 

 

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Bicker, St Swithun
Bicker, St Swithun
Bicker, St Swithun

This is a cruciform church with a Norman nave.

September 2011

https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101062014-church-of-st-swithin-bicker#.YEUfdtynyUk
Bicker, St Swithun
Bicker, St Swithun, Arcade Arch
Bicker, St Swithun, Arcade Arch
Bicker, St Swithun, Arcade Arch

This arch in the south arcade has zig-zag or chevron and billet moulding typical of the late Norman period.

September 2011

Bicker, St Swithun, arch
Bicker, St Swithun, Clerestory
Bicker, St Swithun, Clerestory
Bicker, St Swithun, Clerestory

The twelfth-century nave clerestory at the west end of the nave consists of just two lights flanked by blank openings, all with shafted reveals, cushion capitals and roll moulded heads.

September 2011

Bicker, St Swithun, clerestory
Bicker, St Swithun, Font
Bicker, St Swithun, Font
Bicker, St Swithun, Font

‘Late C13 tub font with engaged octagonal columns, with foliated capitals and stubby supporting bases.’

September 2011

Bicker, St Swithun, font