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Description: Church of St George
Date Listed: 20 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333745
OS Grid Reference: SE3420706132
OS Grid Coordinates: 434207, 406132
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5507, -1.4852
SE3406SW BARNSLEY PRINCESS STREET
Church of St. George
Commissioners' church. 1821 by Rickman. Ashlar, Welsh slate roof. 5-bay
nave with 6-bay lean-to aisles, 2-bay chancel. Bay divisions marked by
reducing buttresses. Square-headed 2-light clerestorey windows and 3-light
aisle windows, all with Decorated tracery. Large 5-light east window with
flowing tracery. Vestry added on north side in keeping. Central west doorway
between low, square, projecting wings. Large octagonal corner turrets to nave,
with crenellated caps to west end and tall crocketed pinnacles to east end.
Smaller crocketed corner pinnacles to aisles. Crenellated parapets.
Interior: 5-bay north and south arcades on heavily-moulded lozenge-shaped piers
with engaged colonnettes. Panelled nave and chancel roofs. Good stained-glass
window to 5th bay north aisle, 1836 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne of London. Other
stained glass of 1850, 1871, 1872 and early C20.
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.
Listing NGR: SE3420706132
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