THE CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1313128
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Church Minshull
National Grid Reference:
SJ 66618 60594

Details

SJ 66 SE CHURCH MINSHULL C.P. CHURCH MINSHULL VILLAGE (North side)

3/18 The Church of St Bartholomew 12/1/1967 GV II*

Parish Church 1702 (in blue bricks on tower), restored in 1861. Brown brick and stone dressing with slate and lead roof. 3-bay nave with choir, shallow apsidal chancel and square west tower, in classical style. The tower has a projecting ogee moulded stone plinth and stone quoins. West facing tower windows are semi-circular arched with keystones and moulded architraves, mullions and Venetian tracery at the lower levels. There is a projecting band at nave roof level and above the south facing clock dial is balanced by stained glass bull's eyes in the other faces of the tower. The louvred openings at bell stage have "Y" tracery and hood moulds. There is an ogee cornice, red brick solid parapet and square corner ball topped finials. The nave (south) entrance is a 6-panel, oak, bolection moulded door in a stone dressed porch, with pediment supported on Tuscan columns and pilasters. There is a 4-keystone bull's eye window in the wall above the porch. The nave, choir and chancel have a moulded stone plinth and quoins, also cross windows, with rounded heads, surmounted by small bull's eyes under semicircular arches with springers. There is a brick and stone cornice and a solid red brick parapet, interrupted by ball topped pilasters over each window. In the north wall of the nave there is a 6-panel bolection moulded door in a projecting moulded stone surround with key. There is a high-quality C17 marble armorial memorial fixed to the east chancel external wall. Interior: Two lines of plain circular columns divide the church throughout its length; these flank the apse and separate the nave from the side aisles. The apse has mosaic cladding to window cill level and the ten commandments and prayers in panels flanking the window. Choir stalls front the altar and face each other across an area of mosaic paving. A gothic carved oak eagle lectern and pine pulpit face oak box pews with fielded panels. Three alabaster wall memorials south wall of choir and two marble war memorials nave south wall. The choir/nave ceiling is flat with large perimeter mouldings and coves, and a panelled beam separating the apse. Pine west gallery, off two posts with curved brackets and three 4-panel-door glazed vestry screen below.

Listing NGR: SJ6661860594

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
56739
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: 07 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05490/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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