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© Mr Terry Dawson LRPS

IoE Number: 166464
Photographer: Mr Terry Dawson LRPS
Date Photographed: 23 August 2000
Date listed: 16 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 16 December 1966
Grade II*

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ALDBROUGHCHURCH STREETTA 23 NW(north side)3/6Church of SaintBartholomew

ALDBROUGH CHURCH STREET TA 23 NW (north side) 3/6 Church of Saint Bartholomew 16.12.66 II* Church. C11 or earlier nave, C12 chancel, early C13 tower: considerably rebuilt in late C19. Coursed cobbles with freestone dressing and red brick to tower parapet, slate roof. 3-stage west tower, 4 bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north chapel. West tower: moulded plinth, angle buttresses, side-alternate quoins, scroll moulded strings between stages. Lancets to first and second stage. Third stage north elevation has unaltered belfry openings of 2 pointed lights with mid-wall shaft under round roll-moulded arch on nook shafts. Remaining elevations have pointed 3-light windows with Perpendicular tracery. Dentilled brick parapet. Nave: buttresses with offsets. Two 3-light square-headed windows with cusped ogee tracery under hood-moulds to west and centre; similar 2-light windows to east and to clerestory. Pointed south door with continuous chamfer. Chancel: 2-light square-headed window with cusped ogee tracery to east: pointed priests' door with continuous wave moulding under reused arch with chevron ornament to left. Over the window is the head to a former slit window decorated with affronted beasts and geometrical ornament. 4-light east window with C19 tracery under elliptical head. Interior: early C13 pointed tower arch of 3 orders (with rolls on hollow chamfers to nave) under stopped hood-mould; moulded capitals, filleted shaft to responds, water- holding bases. Late C19 north and south arcades of round and pointed arches on circular piers with shallow moulded bases. South aisle, north wall: Cll circular Anglo-Saxon sundial with inscription: 'Ulf who ordered this church to be built for his own and Gunware's souls' and small figure of Roman soldier, perhaps C12. North chancel chapel: pointed C14 arch with chamfered imposts. Chest tomb with effigy of Sir John de Mulsa died 1377: shields and quatrefoils under billet ornament to chest. Late C14 effigy of a woman under pointed chamfered arch into chancel. Blocked round-headed slit window with spiral ornament to chancel north wall. C15 font, disused, to nave west end: shallow basin on octagonal pillar with high moulded base said to have been brought from the Church of Saint Hilda, Cowden Parva, now lost to the sea.

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