Church of St Bartholomew

Church. C12 origins; rebuilt in mid/late C13; early C17 clerestory, Spencer chapel and south-west tower of 1611 and south porch of 1616 for Sir Thomas Spencer of Yarnton Manor. Coursed limestone rubble; ashlar tower and Spencer Chapel.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
588764
Names
Church of St Bartholomew
Coordinates
51.8016990° N, 1.3086690° W
view on Go Historic map
view on Google Maps
Listed on
Grade I listed building
listed building (England)
Categories
church
parish church
Affiliations
Christianity
Church of England

Location Map

Aerial view of Church of St Bartholomew
Location map of Church of St Bartholomew. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Church of St Bartholomew
Aerial view of Church of St Bartholomew. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

7 Dec 1966

Church of St Bartholomew designated a Grade I listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Church of St Bartholomew is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1290230
Grade
I
Name
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW
Location
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, CHURCH LANE
Parish
Yarnton
District
Cherwell
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 47767 11676

YARNTON CHURCH LANE SP4711 (West side) 13/159 Church of St. Bartholomew 07/12/66

GV I

Church. C12 origins; rebuilt in mid/late C13; early C17 clerestory, Spencer chapel and south-west tower of 1611 and south porch of 1616 for Sir Thomas Spencer of Yarnton Manor. Coursed limestone rubble; ashlar tower and Spencer Chapel. Stone slate porch and chancel roofs; shallow-gabled lead roofs. Chancel with south chapel, aisled nave, south porch and south-west tower. Late C13 cinquefoiled 3-light east window; C13 lancet and Norman lancet to north side of chapel. Spencer Chapel has Perpendicular-style 5-light east window and 2 three-light south windows with panel tracery and restored mullions; crenellated parapet. North side of nave has C17 arched doorway with imposts and studded door, C15 Perpendicular 3-light window with panel tracery and C15 two-light window; partly restored C15 Perpendicular 3-light window with panel tracery to west; label mould over early C17 two-light hollow-moulded round-arched clerestory window. South side of nave: label mould over plain C14 two-light window; restored C13 lancets; 2 similar early C17 clerestory windows; early C17 porch has shallow chamfered arch over C17 studded door. Crenellated parapet to nave. Early C17 four-storey tower: 3-light Perpendicular window with panel tracery to west; stair-turret to south has steps to C17 studded door; label moulds over C17 hollow-moulded rounded-arched window and similar 2-light windows; crenellated, parapet...

view full NHLE data

Bibliography

  1. “CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1290230>