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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade I Listed Building in Sutton cum Lound, Retford, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3573 / 53°21'26"N

Longitude: -0.9784 / 0°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 468089

OS Northings: 384976

OS Grid: SK680849

Mapcode National: GBR PYLM.Z7

Mapcode Global: WHFG1.YW83

Plus Code: 9C5X924C+WJ

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417780

Location: Sutton, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Sutton

Built-Up Area: Sutton cum Lound

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Sutton-cum-Lound

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 68 SE SUTTON CHURCH LANE
(west side)

6/127 Church of St.
Bartholomew
1.2.67
I

Parish church, C12, C14, C15,restored 1857. Ashlar with some
coursed rubble with single ridge, nave, chancel and porch
crosses. Buttressed and set on a moulded plinth with a string
course running over. Tower, nave, north aisle and chapel,
chancel and south porch. The angle buttressed tower of base and
2 stages has a C15 arched 3-light west window with panel tracery.
There is a hoodmould over and a string course under. The bell
chamber has 4 C15 2-light arched openings each with panel
tracery, cusping, hoodmould and label stops. The tower is
embattled with 8 crocketed pinnacles. Guttering runs under,
having 2 gargoyles to each side. Under the south and east bell
chamber openings are single C20 clock faces. There is a single
small rectangular light to the south wall, with 3 similar to the
west. The angle buttressed and embattled north aisle has in the
west wall a single window with 2 arched lights under a flat head.
The north wall has a chamfered arched doorway and 4 windows, each
with 3 lights under a flat head. The eastern most 3 are in
smaller openings and were probably once arched. The angle
buttressed east wall has a single window with 5 arched lights
under a flat head. At the angle is a crocketed pinnacle. The
east chancel has a large restored C14 arched 5-light window with
elaborate and fine curvilinear tracery with cusping. Over is a
hoodmould and label stops. To the right, above the string
course, is a niche with cusped ogee arch. Over is a hoodmould
with label stops and crocketed finial. The parapet has corner
crocketed pinnacles. The south wall is embattled with 6
crocketed pinnacles. The guttering has small gargoyles. The
south chancel has 2 restored C14 arched 3-light windows with fine
curvilinear tracery with cusping, hoodmoulds and label stops. In
the centre is an arched doorway with open cusped tracery under
the arch decorated with 2 foliate carved orbs, with hoodmould and
label stops over. The south nave has 2 restored C14 arched 3-
light windows with tracery, cusping, hoodmoulds and label stops.
The buttressed and embattled south porch has crocketed pinnacles
at the angles, with single similar pinnacles to the east and west
walls. There is a double chamfered arch with moulded imposts
and hoodmould with label stops over. The interior roof of stone
is supported on transverse arches. The inner doorway, originally
taller, narrower and arched, now has a flat head with late C15
wooden door with blind tracery. Interior. A 3 bay arcade with
octagonal piers, plain moulded capitals, double chamfered arches
and responds separates nave and aisle. There is a double
chamfered tower arch, the inner arch being supported on corbels.
The restored C12 moulded chancel arch is supported either side on
2 engaged shafts with scalloped capitals. Between north aisle
and north chapel is a section of a chamfered arch, supported at
the north by a single capital upon a corbel. Chancel and north
chapel are separated by a 3 bay arcade of octagonal columns with
plain moulded capitals supporting double chamfered arches. In
the south chancel wall is a tripartite sedilia and piscina, each
with arch over. The east wall has a small corbel for a statue.
In the south wall of the north chapel is an arched niche, in the
north wall is a horizontal rectangular niche and a C14 tomb
recess under a cusped and sub-cusped ogee arch, with hoodmould,
label stops and finial over. Rising from the stops are single
shafts with foliate decorated finials. In the eastern most
arcade bay of the chancel is an early C16 screen. There are
similarly designed later screens under the tower arch between the
north aisle and north chapel and in the western most bay of the
chancel arcade. There are several late C15 pews with blind
tracery and poppy heads. In the chancel are 2 early C17 carved
oak benches and a carved chair. In the nave is a C15 oak almsbox
and a heavy C15 oak chest, both with ironwork. The font and
pulpit are both C19. On the north aisle wall is a monument to
John D'Arcy Clark, 1838. With a swag on the apron and an urn on
the crown. There is a similar one, 1842 to George Clark. The
south chancel wall has a monument by J. H. Worth, Retford. In
the tower is a hatchment donated by Sir Kay Ed. Cookson, 1799 and
an alms board.


Listing NGR: SK6809384974

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