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Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blackburn, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7901 / 53°47'24"N

Longitude: -2.4054 / 2°24'19"W

OS Eastings: 373387

OS Northings: 432716

OS Grid: SD733327

Mapcode National: GBR CSNM.13

Mapcode Global: WH96Q.0ZVV

Plus Code: 9C5VQHRV+2R

Entry Name: Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 11 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183878

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB6

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Overton

Built-Up Area: Great Harwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Great Harwood St Bartholomew and St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 73 SW
2/75 Church of St. Bartholomew

Church, early C16 with C15 tower and C19 chancel. Coursed rubble
(graduated), stone slate roof. West tower, nave with aisles, chancel.
Embattled Perpendicular tower of 4 short stages has diagonal (west) and
angle (east) buttresses, full-height rectangular stair turret at south
east corner, west window with hoodmould, a niche above this, 2-light
belfry openings with hoodmoulds (clock faces inserted in those on west
and south sides), and various slit-shaped openings. Five-bay nave and
aisles both have stone mullion windows of 3 round-headed lights (north
aisle extended along wall of tower); and low gabled porch to 1st bay of
south aisle. Interior: arcade of octagonal columns with moulded caps
carrying rounded chamfered arches (those adjoining chancel C19); high
tower arch with moulded Perpendicular head, above which is the gable line
of a smaller and steeper roof; ceiling carried on ex situ carved and
cambered beams (nave was ceiled in 1774); 2-centred chancel arch, and
4-light east window in Perpendicular style; font dated 1662, with
letters "IE"; one poppy head bench, probably C16 (now loose).

Listing NGR: SD7338732716

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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