6 BARTESTREE (C.d.)
(O.S. 6 in. (a)XXXIV, N.W.,(b)XXXIV, S.W.)
Bartestree is a very small parish 4 m. E.N.E. of
b(1). Chapel of St. James, on the W. side of the
parish, was entirely re-built in 1887. It contains the
Fitting—Plate: includes a paten of 1707.
b(2). Chapel, forming part of the Convent of Our
Lady of Charity at the S. end of the parish, was formerly
a private chapel at Old Longworth in the parish of Lugwardine. The building was long used as a barn but
was restored in 1860 and removed and re-erected at
the Convent in 1869–70; it now forms part of the
convent-chapel. It was probably first built in the
latter part of the 14th century, and an engraving in the
Gent's Mag. of 1792 shows its appearance before
Architectural Description—The Chapel (40½ ft. by
16½ ft.) as re-erected stands S.S.W. and N.N.E. and
has a S. window of three cinque-foiled lights with tracery
in a segmental-pointed head. In the E. wall are four
windows, each of two cinque-foiled lights with a quatrefoil in a two-centred head. The other walls have no
ancient features. Re-set in the porch is a window of
two trefoiled ogee lights in a square head.
The Roof is partly old and has three trusses with
curved braces below the collars, and foiled wind-braces; the N. part of the roof is of trussed rafter type.
Fittings—Locker: In S. wall—recess with trefoiled
ogee head. Piscina: In S. wall—recess with cinque-foiled ogee head and slot for shelf, drain modern.
Condition—Good, masonry mostly re-cut or renewed.
The following monuments, unless otherwise
described, are of the 17th century and of two storeys,
timber-framed and with slate-covered roofs. Most of
the buildings have exposed ceiling-beams.
Condition—Good or fairly good, unless noted.
b(3). Bartestree Court, house 230 yards N.N.W. of the
church, has exposed timber-framing on the W. side,
with a cross-wing at the N. end and a modern addition
b(4). Den Cottage, 100 yards E.N.E. of the church,
has a thatched roof and exposed framing. The roof
projects about five feet on the N. side.
a(5). Pomona Corner, cottage at the cross-roads,
1,220 yards N. of the church, is of L-shaped plan with
the wings extending towards the N. and E. The roof
is thatched and some of the framing is exposed.
a(6). Barn at Pomona Farm, on the S. side of the road,
370 yards E. of (5), has a corrugated iron roof. The
framing is partly exposed.
a(7). Pomona Cottage, 200 yards E. of (6), has exposed
a(8). Cottage, 280 yards N. of (5), has exposed framing
and a thatched roof.