Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1340097

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1960

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST BARNABAS

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury (District Authority)

Parish: Snowshill

National Grid Reference: SP 09651 33710


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SNOWSHILL SNOWSHILL VILLAGE SP 0833-0933 12/39 Church of St Barnabas 4.7.60 GV II Parish Church. 1864. Well squared, coursed stone approaching ashlar, stone-slate roof. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch, vestry. All hoodmoulds have uncarved block stops: plinth and moulded string course at window sill level to whole church. South facade: 3-stage tower; square-set corner buttresses, wide, deep lancet, moulded string above, 2 small lancets, sloping offset, 2- light window, stone louvres below, boards with holes in heads, hoodmould, moulded string course on very small corbelled arches, plain parapet. Nave: square-set corner buttress, 2-light window, trefoil heads to lights, quatrefoil over, hoodmould. Buttresses merged into porch walls each side; gable wall extended slightly each side as buttress; wire doors up one step, arched opening, hoodmould, parapet gable, cross-gablet apex with stone cross. To right 2 similar windows and-buttresses: plain oversailing eaves course carrying cast-iron gutter to nave; parapet gables, roll at apex on right with stone cross. Chancel slightly set back; string steps up part way, 2 lancets with trefoil heads and hoodmould, square-set buttress east end, parapet gable as nave. East elevation 3-light window, enlargement of nave type. North elevation, chancel as south; vestry projects from east end nave, octagonal stone chimney with moulded cap rises from angle against rear gable. Vestry gable, string steps down for 2 lancets, conjoined hoodmould, quatrefoil over, parapet gable with roll moulding to apex. Boarded door up one stone step on right return, string course taken over arched head as hoodmould. Three windows and buttresses between to nave, tower, all as on south side. West elevation of tower, as south facade but lowest window 2-light as in nave, circular clock face between lancets over. Interior: walls rendered, moulded string at window sill level. Nave: string steps up over vestry door, wide chancel arch, inner section off moulded, corbelled capitals; ovolo moulding to tower arch. Four-bay roof, arch-braced collar trusses rising from corbels at eaves level, 2-pairs purlins, exposed rafters with planking above. Chancel roof 3 trusses, end ones just short of gables, arch-braced collar trusses springing from below wallplate, one pair purlins. Simple communion rail on iron supports. Semi- octagonal pulpit, Jacobean panelling on C20 base. C15 octagonal stone font, quatrefoils to bowl, blind arcading to stem. Forms group with Manor Farm Cottage, Rose Cottage and the Old Shop (q.v.). Porch may be an addition after 1879, omitted from description in Kelly's Directory of that year. (D:,Verey, Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds, 1970)

Listing NGR: SP0965133710


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Legacy System number: 134820

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)

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