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Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 34356 06656


SE3406NW BARNSLEY CHURCH STREET (west side), Barnsley 8/13 Church of St. Mary GV II* Church. Tower c1400, the rest 1822 by Rickman, interior restored c1870 by G. F. Bodley. The tower is of deeply-coursed rubble, the rest ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Perpendicular west tower, the rest is in Early English style. West tower, 5-bay nave with aisles and north and south porches, 2-bay chancel with 1-bay side chapels. Later vestry to north (in keeping). Tower: 2 tall stages with diagonal buttresses. West door under 3-light C19 window with Perpendicular tracery. 2-light belfry openings with trefoil cusped lights. C19 crenellated parapet with 8 crocketed pinnacles. The rest of the church has mainly narrow 3-light windows with cusped intersecting tracery. The east window is of 5 lights with Perpendicular tracery probably part of c1870 restoration. The porches are square. Aisles are flat-roofed; the nave roof low-pitched. Crenellated ashlar parapets, with tall crocketed pinnacles to nave and aisles.

Interior: 5-bay north and south arcades on clustered piers. Panelled nave and aisle roofs, ribbed chancel roof. Good, geometrical chancel screen with iron grill, by G. F. Bodley. Two, large painted panels in eared architraves at foot of tower, with list of Donors to the poor from the C15 to early C18. Several wall memorials from mid C18 to early C19. Good late C19 stained glass to north aisle. Early C19 stained glass of 4 evangelists in north chapel, reset from east window. Other late C19 stained glass to south aisle.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE3435606656


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Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)


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: 22 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14574/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John G Hinchcliffe. Source Historic England Archive
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