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Church of St Botolph

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burton Hastings, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5055 / 52°30'19"N

Longitude: -1.3976 / 1°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 440984

OS Northings: 289906

OS Grid: SP409899

Mapcode National: GBR 7MB.TQM

Mapcode Global: VHBWM.Q9H3

Entry Name: Church of St Botolph

Listing Date: 6 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308874

Location: Burton Hastings, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV11

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Civil Parish: Burton Hastings

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Burton Hastings St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP48NW (North side)
4/8 Church of St. Botolph
- II*

Church. C14 chancel and parts of tower. Early C16 nave. Tower rebuilt C16.
Restored c.1867. C19/C20 porch. Coursed squared sandstone, with chancel east
wall and tower of ashlar. Plain-tile roofs; chancel and north side of nave have
moulded cornice and parapet, and cross finial; tower and south side of nave have
moulded embattled parapets and cornices. Chancel, nave, west tower and south
porch. Mostly Perpendicular style. 2-bay chancel, 3-bay nave. Splayed and
moulded plinths throughout. Chancel and nave have diagonal east buttresses of 2
offsets. Chancel has C19 three-light east window; old hood mould has remains of
stops. North side has straight-headed 2-light window with trefoiled lights and
sunk spandrels. Similar south-west single light. Straight-headed 2-light
south-east window has reticulated tracery. South porch has ashlar base and upper
part of timber, with Tudor-arch entrance and traceried openings. Simple moulded
doorway inside has C19 double-leaf doors. Slate sundial dated 1867 above porch.
3-light south-east and north-east windows have mullions, lancets and tracery.
South buttress. North side has traces of blocked door. North-west buttress.
Tower of 2 stages, with splay course between. High first stage has diagonal west
buttresses of 4 offsets. Restored 3-light west window has deep splayed jambs and
hood mould. Second stage has 2-light openings with simple tracery. Pinnacles.
Interior: chancel has small south-east piscina. East wall has small aumbry in
north corner. C19 boarded barrel roof has moulded segmental arched braces,
moulded ridge, purlins and ribs, carved bosses, half-octagonal wall posts and
stone shield corbels. Chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders, the outer segmental
pointed, the inner with half-octagonal responds and moulded capitals. Nave has
splayed north-east angle with renewed moulded Tudor arch doorway and plank door
to former rood-loft stair, and similar doorway above and to right. Simple
broad-chamfered Tudor arch to tower. C19 Perpendicular roof. Fittings: font of
c.1300, but partly renewed, is octagonal with blind trefoiled arcading, rosettes
and fleurs-de-lys, on round base. C19 lid. Chancel arch has hooks for Lentern
veil. Remains of painted Royal arms below tower. Charities board dated 1819
above blocked north door. Old iron bound chest. Pulpit dated 1920.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.VI, pp.59-6l; Buildings of England: Warwickshire,
p.222; National Monuments Record).

Listing NGR: SP4098489906

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