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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Holmer & Shelwick
National Grid Reference:
SO 50531 42404


SO 54 SW; 6/44


Church of St Bartholomew




Parish church. Late C12 and early C13, mid- to late C19 restoration. Coursed sandstone rubble; tiled roof. Continuous nave and chancel, late C19 south porch and west vestry. Nave and chancel, plinth, raised verges, single restored C19 lancets flank gabled C19 south porch; late C12 inner doorway, two-centred arched head of two orders, outer chamfered continuous order and inner roll-moulded with chamfered imposts, C19 moulded label; north wall of nave has three similar C19 restored lancet windows, C15 west window of three cinquefoil-headed lights and tracery, pair of C14 trefoiled- ogee headed lights to left and pair of late C13 trefoil-headed lights to right of C12 chancel doorway with semicircular head. North wall of chancel retains two lancet windows. East end; two lower single lancets and C13 lancet in gable.

INTERIOR: concave splayed reveals to east windows with labels which continue around church interior as string course. Similarly sills also continued as second string course below. Similar concave splayed reveals to lancets of north wall of chancel. C14 or C15 trussed-rafter roof with scissor bracing to nave, C15 chancel roof of three bays with four hammer-beam trusses; decorative members and traceried infilling between hammer beams and collars. No chancel arch. Mid- to late C19 organ case with columns and caryatids said to have been removed from a private house.

Listing NGR: SO5053642404


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932), 87
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 195


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

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Date: 15 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08124/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Jennifer McKirdy. Source Historic England Archive
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