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Church of St Bartholomew, Lower Sapey

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151596

OS Grid Reference: SO6869561238
OS Grid Coordinates: 368695, 261238
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2484, -2.4599

Location: Lower Sapey, Worcestershire WR6 6HG

Locality: Lower Sapey
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6HG

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Listing Text

SO 66 SE LOWER SAPEY HARPLEY

1/63 Church of St Bartholomew

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- 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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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