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© Mr Barry F. White

IoE Number: 46688
Location: CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW,
  HAMBLEDEN, WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Barry F. White
Date Photographed: 31 October 2001
Date listed: 21 June 1955
Date of last amendment: 21 June 1955
Grade I

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FINGEST AND LANE ENDFINGESTSU 79 SE3/36Church of St. Bartholomew21.6.55

FINGEST AND LANE END FINGEST SU 79 SE 3/36 Church of St. Bartholomew 21.6.55 GV I Parish church. Early C12 W. tower and nave; chancel added C13, with C15 windows; mid C19 S. porch and restorations. Roughcast and render over flint, stone dressings, tiled roofs. Fine dominating W. tower, wider than the nave, with C18-early C19 twin saddle-back roof. Each side of bell chamber has pair of Romanesque openings with semi-circular roll-moulded arches of 2 orders on shafts with cushion capitals. Small single lights with unmoulded semi-circular heads below; very small similar lights to ground floor of N. and S. sides; C13 3-light W. window of chalk, with plate tracery. Narrow nave has small original window with semi-circular head to N., and 2 later 2-light traceried windows to S. Blocked N. doorway with narrow chamfered pointed arch; S. door with similar arch in C19 gabled wooden porch. Chancel has 2 chamfered lancets to N., 3-light traceried E. window and 2 restored 2-light traceried windows with flat heads to S. Central S. door. C19 buttresses. Interior: tower has moulded arch on shafts to inner face of W. window, and tall wide unmoulded semi-circular arch to nave. Nave has semi- circular rere-arches to doorways and S. windows, and medieval roof of 4 bays with chamfered arch-braces to collars and heavy simple wind-braces. C19 wooden arch and screen to chancel. Reworked C15 octagonal font with traceried panels. Other fittings C19. RCHM I p. 156-7.

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