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Description: Church of St Barnabas and St Nicholas
Date Listed: 13 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 306372
OS Grid Reference: SP2636237946
OS Grid Coordinates: 426362, 237946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0393, -1.6171
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7/7 Church of S.S. Barnabas and
(Formerly listed as Parish
Church of S.S. Barnabas and
Church. Probably C13, with rebuilding of 1693 and mid C19. Limestone ashlar with
plinth, quoins and coped gables. Concrete tile roof. Chancel with north vestry,
nave and north-west bell turret. Chancel of 2 bays. To east a C19 three-light
window in the Early English style, with plate tracery and hood mould with carved
label stops. Below, a string course with carved labels at each end. To north a
C19 vestry with plank north door with chamfered, shouldered arch. To east a
2-light chamfered window with shouldered-arch heads. To south two C19 lancets
with chamfered surrounds. Nave of 3 bays. To south a C19 gabled porch. Pointed
arch doorway with Early English style shaft and capital within double chamfered
surround. C19 pointed arch doorway with double chamfered surround and plank
door. To north and south single and paired lancets with chamfered surrounds.
North-west bell turret of 2 stages, built C19 with offset angle buttresses. To
north a plank door within a chamfered, round shouldered arch. Above, to north,
and to first and second stage west a small single-chamfered light. Square wood
bell turret with louvres, and pyramidal wood shingled roof. Interior: chancel
has Early English style cusped piscina with moulded surround in north wall. C13
pointed and chamfered chancel arch with 2, possibly re-used corbels, one with a
trumpet-scalloped capital, the other with a stylized foliage capital. C19 west
gallery. C19 corbels and roofs. Font is possibly medieval, re-worked. C19
Pre-Raphaelite crucifixion panel in north nave window.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, pp.220-221; V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5,
Listing NGR: SP2636237946
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