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Church of St Bartholomew, Farewell and Chorley

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 February 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 272634

OS Grid Reference: SK0832311622
OS Grid Coordinates: 408323, 311622
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7022, -1.8783

Location: Cross in Hand Lane, Farewell, Staffordshire WS13 8DX

Locality: Farewell and Chorley
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS13 8DX

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Listing Text


2/23 Church of St. Bartholomew


Parish church. Circa 1300 largely rebuilt in the mid C18 and restored
mid C19. Chancel, nave and west tower (with south porch). Stone and
red brick; tiled roofs with verge parapets to east. Tower: 1747 brick,
only slightly taller than nave ridge, raised string below plain corniced
parapet, small round-arch bell chamber openings; gabled south porch
with round arch entrance. Nave: 1740 of brick; corbelled eaves band
and pilasters at extremities; two bays, round arch Y-tracery windows
with keystone heads. Chancel: of one bay and under continuous ridge
with nave, C15 panel tracery two-light flat-headed windows to sides;
3-light, pointed east window with intersecting tracery. Interior:
nave roof late C19 crown post type. Pulpit: C20, octagonal with carved
linenfold panels. Simple font on stand inscribed "A. A. MINN/IR CH
WAR/1703". Two ranges of circa 1300 misericords in chancel. Graded
II* for surviving medieval fabric and fittings. B.O.E. p.131.

Listing NGR: SK0832311622

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Source: English Heritage

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