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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Welby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7815 / 52°46'53"N

Longitude: -0.9263 / 0°55'34"W

OS Eastings: 472520

OS Northings: 320975

OS Grid: SK725209

Mapcode National: GBR BNN.LMW

Mapcode Global: WHFJZ.RB3Z

Plus Code: 9C4XQ3JF+HF

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 3 August 1979

Last Amended: 22 March 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189987

Location: Asfordby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Asfordby

Built-Up Area: Welby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Melton Mowbray Team

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 72 SW Church of St Bartholomew
5/7 (formerly listed as the
3.8.79 Welby Church)


Church. C14 and C15, repaired C17. Restored 1860-2 by R W Johnson.
Coursed squared ironstone and limestone, with limestone dressings, Welsh
slate roofs to body of church, Swithland slate roof to tower. Chancel and
nave in one, S porch and W tower.
3-light E window has Perpendicular tracery and hood mould. 2-light
chamfered stone mullion window to NE with chamfered stone surround, a 2-
light window to middle of N wall with flattened arched head and hood mould.
Similar window to SW, a 2-light window to SE with ogee-arched heads to
lights, quatrefoil to head and hood mould, small 1-light window to left with
cusped pointed arched head and 3-light window to right of porch with
segmental-arched head. Perpendicular tracery and hood mould.
Chamfered S door with flattened arched head in porch which has double-
chamfered doorway. 2-stage tower has lancet window to bottom stage W side
and small 2-light bell-chamber openings, with round-arched heads to lights,
to E and W gables of saddleback roof. Stone-coped gables with kneelers to
truer, porch and chancel. Diagonal off-set buttresses to E end. Off-set
buttress to SW angle and buttresses between bays to N.
Interior: Small chamfered ogee-arched piscina to N side of altar. Another
chamfered arched opening, possibly an ambry, to S of altar.
Plain octagonal font, probably C17.
Polygonal oak pulpit with Jacobean round arch-headed panels; similar panels
to attached reading desk.
Buildings of England Leicestershire 1984 p.419.

Listing NGR: SK7252020975

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