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Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)
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SK 52767 91883


MALTBY CHURCH LANE SK59SW (south end) 3/42 Church of Saint Bartholomew 13.11.59 GV II* Church. C11 and C15 tower, otherwise 1859 by P. Boyce. Magnesian limestone laid in herringbone fashion to tower and as snecked rubble to C19 work, ashlar spire; Welsh slate roof. West tower, 3-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with south vestry and north organ chamber projections. C19 work in Gothic Revival style with geometrical tracery. Tower: Cll, 3 stages. Large sandstone quoins, partly replaced in limestone; C19 four-light west window with trefoiled lights; original round-headed openings to north and south now blind; band and offset to 2nd stage having round-headed windows to 3 sides; band and offset beneath altered 2-light belfry openings with C15 cusped heads, upper part of 3rd stage rebuilt C15 and given oversailing, embattled parapet and recessed octagonal spire pierced by quatrefoils and with small lucarnes. Nave: south porch on left with clasping buttresses flanking a trefoil-headed doorway beneath coped gable. Aisle on right has moulded plinth and sill band to quoined 2-light windows with foiled lights; gable copings. Chancel: lower. Angle buttresses flank 5-light east window with hoodmould. Stepped lancet to bay 2 on south; gabled vestry projection on its left has buttresses flanking a circular, plate tracery window in pointed recess. North organ chamber, as vestry, has eastern lean-to with shouldered-arched door. Gable copings with east cross. Interior: C19 moulded tower arch. Aisle arcades have cylindrical piers, moulded capitals and chamfered arches of 2 orders. Chancel arch: keel- moulded, of 2 orders, hoodmould with head-carved stops; double-chamfered arch into organ chamber; 2 trefoil-headed arches to vestry beneath chamfered arch. Sedilia: 3 seats divided by slender shafts to stepped-lancet head. Font: late medieval octagonal bowl on later shaft. Monuments: late C18 wall monuments beneath tower, 3 have broken pediments, 1 as a cartouche, the other a corniced panel with flat obelisk. Brasses in vestry to William Fretwell (d1700) and John Fretwell (1725); wall plaque to Thomas Fretwell (d1753). P. F. Ryder, Saxon Churches in South Yorkshire, County Archaeology Monograph No 2, 1982, p84-87.

Listing NGR: SK5276791883


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Books and journals
Ryder, P F, 'South Yorkshire County Archaeological Monograph' in Saxon Churches in South Yorkshire, , Vol. 2, (1982), 84-87


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: 19 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07421/01
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