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Church of St Wilfrid

A Grade I Listed Building in Barrow upon Trent, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8518 / 52°51'6"N

Longitude: -1.4773 / 1°28'38"W

OS Eastings: 435293

OS Northings: 328385

OS Grid: SK352283

Mapcode National: GBR 6FT.C8T

Mapcode Global: WHDH6.8LR2

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfrid

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82691

Location: Barrow upon Trent, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Barrow upon Trent

Built-Up Area: Barrow upon Trent

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Barrow-on-Trent St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 32 NE
4/5 (North Side)
10.11.67 Church of St Wilfrid

Parish church. Mid C13, C14, C15 and early C19. Coursed
squared sandstone with sandstone dressings. Lead and plain tile
roofs, with coped gables. West tower, aisled nave, south porch
and chancel. West tower of two stages divided by a
stringcourse. Diagonal buttresses to west and angle buttresses
to north and south, with five set-offs. Tall lower stage with
chamfered plinth. The west elevation has a doorway with
chamfered surround and plank door. 5-light window of c1300
above, with intersecting tracery and a cusped lozenge at the
top. Hoodmould. The lower stage is blind to the other
elevations. The upper stage has C14 2-light bell openings in
each direction, with reticulated tracery. C15 battlements and
four stumpy pinnacles. Gabled north aisle has a 13-light west
window with intersecting tracery. Angle buttresses and one
intermediate buttress. North doorway with moulded surround,
hoodmould and plank door. To the left are two 3-light windows
with intersecting tracery. 3-light east window with reticulated
tracery. The north side of the chancel has a single chamfered
priests doorway with hoodmould and plank door with decorative
iron hinges. Curious low pointed window to right. C20 brick
buttress in the angle with the aisle. The east elevation of the
chancel has a shallow gable, thin buttresses and a broad
four-centred arched window with chamfered surround, probably
C18. The south side of the chancel has a low single chamfered
round-arched priests doorway with hoodmould. To the left is a
3-light flat-arched window with cusped ogee lights. Shallow
gabled south aisle has a 3-light east window with reticulated
tracery. Diagonal buttresses and one intermediate buttress.
The south side has two early C19 lancets with chamfered
surrounds. Similar west window. Gabled south porch with broad
pointed doorway. C20 plank doors. Diagonal buttresses with two
set-offs. Round-arched niche above with moulded surround. To
the west and east are a pair of small chamfered lancets.
Clerestory of three 2-light windows with flat arches and the
remains of the traceried arched lights of the C15 clerestory.
Interior: Three bay arcades, that to the north mid C13 with
compound piers with shafts and shaft rings and moulded capitals.
Much restored in the C19. The south arcade is C14 and has
octagonal piers and abaci. Both have double chamfered arches.
Unmoulded tower arch with an inner chamfered order on corbels.
Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner order dying into the
imposts. In the south aisle is a round-arched tomb recess with
a C14 alabaster effigy of a priest. Moulded hoodmould. to the
left, a trefoil-headed recessed panel with moulded surround and
traces of painting. Squints from the aisles into the chancel
that to the north forms a passageway from the aisle to the
chancel and is lit by its own window. Plain octagonal font.
Monuments: Tablet to Elizabeth Milward +1610 (north aisle).
Plain tablet to John Bancroft +1803 (north aisle) by W Barton of
Derby. Elizabeth Mozeley +1883 (nave) by R C Lomas of Derby.
Richard Sale +1808 (nave) by Hall of Derby. Much damaged tomb
chest with incised slab. C19 alabaster pulpit. Open backed C19
pews. Painted lozenge hatchment.

Listing NGR: SK3529428388

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