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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Lower Sapey, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2484 / 52°14'54"N

Longitude: -2.4599 / 2°27'35"W

OS Eastings: 368695

OS Northings: 261238

OS Grid: SO686612

Mapcode National: GBR FX.0JFP

Mapcode Global: VH84V.9RW7

Plus Code: 9C4V6GXR+92

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 21 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151596

ID on this website: 101082985

Location: St Bartholomew's Church, Harpley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Lower Sapey

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Lower Sapey

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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1/63 Church of St Bartholomew


- II

Parish Church. 1877. By Frederick R Kempson of Hereford, (signed plan in
vestry). Chancel, north vestry, nave, south-porch. Early English style.
Coursed rubble, ashlar dressings, plain tile roof. Chancel: east window:
3 lancets with traceried head under 2 centred head; south wall: 3 lancets close
set each with trefoil head; north vestry gabled, reached by steps, circular
stone chimney stack to boiler; nave: 4 lancets, 2 to east paired, south door
between other two within south porch, which has 2 centred head, stopped
label and buttress;south door: 2 centred head, roll moulding with fillet,
moulded responds; west wall has a single lancet below bell cote with 2 bells.
Interior: chancel: east window rere arch has detached columns of red sand-
stone, triple sedilia in south wall, double piscina in north wall; chancel
arch chamfered with roll to soffit, respond capitals foliated on red sand-
stone shafts, sitting on fluted corbels. Roofs: chancel: 2 centred barrel
vault with ribs and bosses; nave: collar rafter-roof, scissor arch braces
and ashlar pieces. Fittings: full set including a contemporary tiled floor,
altar rail, pews and pulpit; font has plain cup shaped medieval bowl (from
the Old Church of St Bartholomew qv) on a C19 base.

Listing NGR: SO6869561238

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