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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Docklow and Hampton Wafer
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SO 56416 57518


DOCKLOW CP AND DOCKLOW SO 55 NE DOCKLOW (DET) CP 3/54 Church of St Bartholomew 11.6.59 GV II*

Parish church. C12 origins, extended late C13, largely rebuilt in 1880 by Thomas Nicholson. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; slate roof with decorative ridge tiles, parapet with kneelers at west end and wrought iron cross finial at east end of ridge. The bell-tower has a shingle roof. West tower, continuous three-bay nave and single-bay chancel with south porch to nave. West tower:late C13 with C19 upper part and spire. Two stages. Lower stage has a late C13 cusped lancet in its west elevation. Belfry stage has rectangular louvred bell chamber openings on its north and west side. There is a clockface on the south side. Shallow pyramidal roof at base of short octagonal spire with weathervane. Nave and chancel: largely rebuilt in 1880, but some C12 masonry survives, notably the north wall and the base of the south wall. The north elevation has traces of two small blocked window openings and a C19 nave window of three lights with a square head and a hoodmould on head stops. The south elevation has a buttress with offsets at the division between nave and chancel and a similar 2-light and 3-light nave window and 2-light chancel window to the north nave window. At the east end buttresses with offsets flank the 3-light east window which has a two-centred arched head and a hoodmould with head stops. The south porch is C19, gabled and timber-framed on an ashlar base. It has a chamfered pointed archway and above is a tie-beam truss with struts and glazed panels. The side elevations have three lower boarded panels and above a glazed mullioned window of eight lights. The south doorway has a plain pointed archway of two chamfered orders. Interior: C19 chamfered pointed tower arch. The C19 nave roof has two moulded arch-braced collar trusses on head corbels with subsidiary moulded tie-beams and also a moulded arch-braced collar and tie-beam truss with raking struts; the arch- braces are pierced with quatrefoils and trefoils. The chancel has a C20 wagon roof. The fittings include a C19 panelled reredos, an early C17 altar table with turned legs and moulded rails, an early C19 mahogany and-brass organ case by J C Bishop, a C19 octagonal stone front and three-sided timber pulpit and a mid-C17 parish chest with panelled front and carved top rail. There is also recorded to be a bench in the tower incorporating some C17 panelling. Memorials: chancel has two memorials to the Evans family. One is late C18 and surmounted by an entablature and urn,the other is early C19. Also memorial to Thomas Deykin, died 1833, on the west wall of the nave. Glass: the east window has stained glass by W Done of Done and Davies, of Shrewsbury, dated 1880. (RCHM, Herefs, III, p 43, item 1; BoE, p 114).

Listing NGR: SO5641657518


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 43
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 114


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: 07 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11132/31
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