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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1023482



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318718

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CRICKLADE ROAD, SU 18 NE SWINDON Gorse Hill 2/59 Church of St. Barnabas 17.2.70 II

Anglican parish church. 1885, by J.P. Seddon. Rock-faced snecked Swindon stone with limestone ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Lead covered stair tower and sanctus bellcote. Nave and aisles, short chancel with side chambers. South-west porch under lower 2 storeys of incompleted tower. Opposite north-west porch. Paired lancets between ashlar dressed pilasters, and lancets of clerestory continued as blind arcade along chancel. East triple lancets to chancel under continuous hood. Porch with early English style doorway. 4 lancets to west end. Interior: arcade of 5 bays, with further bay into chancel and half- bay at west. Moulded arches on quatrefoil columns. Clerestory of alternating columns and clusters on wall string supporting coved hammerbeam boarded vault. Chancel with canvas-based wall paintings of 1946-8 by Rev. John Perret. Trefoiled sedilia piscina and priest's door. Octagonal limestone pulpit with arcade on grey stone columns. Font at west end of nave; dog-toothed bowl with surrounding trefoiled arcade. Aisles have west end lancets with glass by Morris & Co. c1918.

Listing NGR: SU1551585971

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National Grid Reference: SU 15515 85971


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