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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
Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 3 August 1979
Last Amended: 22 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075115
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189987
Location: Asfordby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
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
ASFORDBY WELBY LANE
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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