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Church of St Bartholomew, Langford

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 242675

OS Grid Reference: SK8211459079
OS Grid Coordinates: 482114, 359079
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1226, -0.7744

Location: Holme Lane, Langford, Nottinghamshire NG23 7RT

Locality: Langford
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG23 7RT

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Listing Text

(north side)

1/40 Church of St.Bartholomew

16-1-67 I

Parish church. C13, C14, C15, restored 1862. Coursed rubble and ashlar, rendered
in parts. Pantile roofs, with tiles to the chancel. The west gable of the south
aisle is coped and has a single kneeler. West tower, nave with north clerestorey,
south aisle and porch, chancel. The church is buttressed and apart from the
tower is on a plinth. The C13 tower of 2 stages is rendered with ashlar quoins
and dressings. The 2nd floor south has a small lancet window, with a larger one
to the 1st floor west. The bell chamber has four 2-light traceried openings with
hoodmould and label stops, the eastern one having a centre carved head to the
hoodmould. There are 4 carved heads to the corners of the tower which is
embattled with a crocketed pinnacle to each corner. The coursed rubble north
wall, rendered in places, has 2 windows to the nave, the eastern most one being
C15 square headed with 2 lights, tracery and hoodmould over. The C14 arched and
traceried window to the west has 2 cusped lights with quatrefoil. There are 3
similar C14 windows to the clerestorey, which was heightened when the north aisle
was removed. There is a single gargoyle. The chancel has a single C15 3-light
square headed traceried window with hoodmould. The rendered ashlar east end has
an arched C15 5-light panel tracery window with cusping and hoodmould. The
coursed rubble and rendered south wall of the chancel has three C15 3-light
windows. The central one is slightly smaller and has a doorway under. All have
tracery and are square headed with hoodmoulds and label stops, the western one
has lost its west label stop. The doorway has a moulded arch with hoodmould over.
The east wali of the ashlar south aisle has an arched C15 3-light panel tracery
window with hood mould. The south wall has two C15 3-light arched panel
tracery windows with hoodmoulds. The ashlar and rendered diagonally buttressed
ano gabled and gabled porch has a central doorway, with an engaged column
either side with castellated abaci supporting a moulded arch with
hoodmould and label stops over. The west wall of the south aisle has a
3-light square headed traceried window with cusping and quatrefoil.
Over the south nave is an embattled parapet. The arched interior porch
doorway has a hoodmould and label stops. Interior. The nave and south aisle
are separated by an arcade of 3 bays, having octagonal piers with castellated
abaci supporting chamfered arches. There is a blocked chafered tower arch with
moulded capitals. A chamfered arch with castellated abaci separates nave and
chancel. The north wall of the chancel has e blocked arch with octagonal piers
and castellated abaci, around the arch is ballflower ornament, with hoodmould
and label stops over. The south wall of the chancel has a piscina with ogee arch
over. Behind the altar rail, adjacent to the north wall is e C14 recumbent
knight, also in the chancel is e tablet to Slingsby James, eldest son of Slingsby
Duncombe c.1831. The early C19 box pews in the nave and aisle have puppyhBBds.
The nave roof is timbered with a few remaining C15 bosses.

Listing NGR: SK8211259075

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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