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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade I Listed Building in Hambleden, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6138 / 51°36'49"N

Longitude: -0.8796 / 0°52'46"W

OS Eastings: 477670

OS Northings: 191149

OS Grid: SU776911

Mapcode National: GBR C3V.LG7

Mapcode Global: VHDW2.PPTQ

Plus Code: 9C3XJ47C+G4

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46688

Location: Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, RG9

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Hambleden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Fingest

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SU 79 SE
3/36 Church of St. Bartholomew


Parish church. Early C12 W. tower and nave; chancel added C13, with
C15 windows; mid C19 S. porch and restorations. Roughcast and render
over flint, stone dressings, tiled roofs. Fine dominating W. tower,
wider than the nave, with C18-early C19 twin saddle-back roof. Each
side of bell chamber has pair of Romanesque openings with semi-circular
roll-moulded arches of 2 orders on shafts with cushion capitals. Small
single lights with unmoulded semi-circular heads below; very small similar
lights to ground floor of N. and S. sides; C13 3-light W. window of
chalk, with plate tracery. Narrow nave has small original window with
semi-circular head to N., and 2 later 2-light traceried windows to S.
Blocked N. doorway with narrow chamfered pointed arch; S. door with
similar arch in C19 gabled wooden porch. Chancel has 2 chamfered lancets
to N., 3-light traceried E. window and 2 restored 2-light traceried
windows with flat heads to S. Central S. door. C19 buttresses.
Interior: tower has moulded arch on shafts to inner face of W. window,
and tall wide unmoulded semi-circular arch to nave. Nave has semi-
circular rere-arches to doorways and S. windows, and medieval roof of
4 bays with chamfered arch-braces to collars and heavy simple wind-braces.
C19 wooden arch and screen to chancel. Reworked C15 octagonal font with
traceried panels. Other fittings C19.
RCHM I p. 156-7.

Listing NGR: SU7766391148

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