Description: Church of St Joseph (Roman Catholic)
Date Listed: 12 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 253450
OS Grid Reference: SP2771406895
OS Grid Coordinates: 427714, 206895
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7601, -1.5998
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SP20NE CARTERTON AND BLACK BOURTON ARKELL AVENUE
2/140 CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH
Roman Catholic Church
12/09/73 and Church Hall
Former barn, now Roman Catholic church and church hall. Late C18/early C19,
altered c.1930. Coursed rubble limestone with stone slate roofs. Main west range
is of 5 bays, with central hipped projection, probably a former cart entry. This
now has tall C20 metal casement to front. Left bays have a row of nesting boxes
for pigeons, with ledge, just below eaves, and 2 C20 2-light metal casements.
Small lean-to in angle with projecting bay. North gable end of this range has
C20 circular window, and C20 double doors in moulded stone architrave surround.
North range, also of 5 bays, has blocked vent slits and central opposing cart
entries, partly blocked and partly with large C20 wooden mullion and transom
windows. North entry also has C20 double board doors. In rear angle are a later
rubble stone extension with lean-to roof, and a C20 concrete extension with flat
roof. Barn borders east side of former yard of Rock Farm, established after the
Enclosure Act of 1770, the farmhouse now known as No.45 (Manor Guest House),
Lawton Avenue (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SP2771406895
Source: English Heritage
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