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Church of St Bartholomew, Great Harwood

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 183878

OS Grid Reference: SD7338732716
OS Grid Coordinates: 373387, 432716
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7901, -2.4054

Location: Church Lane, Accrington, Lancashire BB6 7PY

Locality: Great Harwood
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB6 7PY

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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 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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