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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1330063



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Barthomley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56652

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SJ 75 SE BARTHOMLEY C.P. BARTHOMLEY VILLAGE The Church of 6/8 St.Bertoline 12.1.67 GV I

Parish church, late C15 nave and tower, chancel 1925-6 by Austin and Paley but including C12 Norman doorway in north wall. Red sandstone with lead roof. 4-bay nave, side aisles and narrower less lofty chancel, in Perpendicular style. Square west tower with clasping buttresses, gothic entrance with hood mould and pair of three vertical panelled doors. The door opening is surmounted by a large 4-light, stained glass Perpendicular window. There is a clock face facing north and two-light "Y" tracery windows to all faces at bell stage. The tower has a crenellated parapet with angle gargoyles and angle and intermediate crocketted pinnacles. An entrance porch, on north side of nave, still has the original stone holy water font. The north aisle windows are four-light leaded with ogee tracery whereas those to the south are three-light with stained glass. There are interwindow buttresses. The clerestory has eight matching 2-light windows with cusped heads both sides. There is a large five-light chancel east window. The parapets of the aisles and nave are crenellated. Interior: Aisle arcade piers are chamfered squares with attached angle shafts and simply moulded caps. Elaborately moulded chancel arch off pier with 3 shafts with rings. Chancel flanked north by vestry and south by Crewe Memorial Chapel. This contains alabaster C14 and C16 recumbent effigies of a knight and a former rector, a marble figure of Lady Houghton by J E Boehm, a Victorian Gothic monument to the first Lord Crewe, said to be by Nesfield, and two large wall monuments to other members of the Crewe family. The chancel-chapel wall has two arched openings fitted with high quality metal grilles. The south wall of the chancel has twin arched sedilia with marble shaft and level seats. The C17 oak reredos is now against the south internal wall of the tower. A Perpendicular carved oak parclose screen encloses the organ west and south at the east end of the north aisle. Elaborately carved, panelled, slightly cambered, oak ceilings to nave and aisles supported by consoles. The C19 chancel ceiling is similar in style to the nave, but has level tie beams and short posts to the principal rafters.

Listing NGR: SJ7676452378

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National Grid Reference: SJ 76761 52378


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