CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1285597
Date first listed:
13-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Melksham Without
National Grid Reference:
ST 90319 66049

Details

ST 96 NW MELKSHAM WITHOUT BEANACRE (west side)

2/168 Church of St. Barnabas



II

Anglican church. Foundation stone dated 17 November 1885. Squared rubble stone. Tiled roof with carved cross finials. Early Gothic style. 4.5-bay nave and 2.5-bay chancel; no aisles. Gabled north porch; door has moulded pointed arch. Nave has three 3-light trefoil-headed pointed windows, the central light having a single transom. Chancel has 2 lancet windows and a geometric Decorated style east window with moulded drip mould. Contemporary church room with two 3-light mullioned windows and one 4-light square trefoil headed window is attached to south side of nave. Flat roofed C20 vestry extension attached to south west not included. West window has heavy geometric tracery. Bell cote with single bell and cross finial to west gable of nave. Interior: Nave has roof with arch braced collar trusses and cross motif between collar and ridge. Large blind elliptical arch in south wall has inserted door to C20 vestry. Ashlar door and window surrounds are chamfered. Moulded plaster string course runs below windows. Plain chamfered pointed arch is in centre of bay 5. C14 stone font at west end of nave has octagonal bowl on cylindrical column and was brought to this church from the Church of St. Michael, Melksham. This is an important feature.

Listing NGR: ST9032266050

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
314385
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07124/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Witherow. Source Historic England Archive
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