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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1075115



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Asfordby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1979

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Mar-1991

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189987

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SK 72 SW Church of St Bartholomew 5/7 (formerly listed as the 3.8.79 Welby Church)


Church. C14 and C15, repaired C17. Restored 1860-2 by R W Johnson. Coursed squared ironstone and limestone, with limestone dressings, Welsh slate roofs to body of church, Swithland slate roof to tower. Chancel and nave in one, S porch and W tower. 3-light E window has Perpendicular tracery and hood mould. 2-light chamfered stone mullion window to NE with chamfered stone surround, a 2- light window to middle of N wall with flattened arched head and hood mould. Similar window to SW, a 2-light window to SE with ogee-arched heads to lights, quatrefoil to head and hood mould, small 1-light window to left with cusped pointed arched head and 3-light window to right of porch with segmental-arched head. Perpendicular tracery and hood mould. Chamfered S door with flattened arched head in porch which has double- chamfered doorway. 2-stage tower has lancet window to bottom stage W side and small 2-light bell-chamber openings, with round-arched heads to lights, to E and W gables of saddleback roof. Stone-coped gables with kneelers to truer, porch and chancel. Diagonal off-set buttresses to E end. Off-set buttress to SW angle and buttresses between bays to N. Interior: Small chamfered ogee-arched piscina to N side of altar. Another chamfered arched opening, possibly an ambry, to S of altar. Plain octagonal font, probably C17. Polygonal oak pulpit with Jacobean round arch-headed panels; similar panels to attached reading desk. Buildings of England Leicestershire 1984 p.419.

Listing NGR: SK7252020975

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984), 419

National Grid Reference: SK 72520 20975


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