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Close to Elvaston Castle is St. Bartholomew's Church, a Grade I listed building. The church of St. Bartholomew, a stone building of fine external appearance, stands close to Elvaston Castle, and consists of chancel, clerestoried nave, south aisle, south porch, a north transept, forming a memorial chapel of the Stanhopes, and a lofty western tower with pinnacles, in the Perpendicular style, containing 4 bells, 3 of which are dated respectively, 1847, 1595 & 1564 : the church was entirely restored about 1474 : the three south clerestory windows are Perpendicular, the south aisle containing two windows of the Decorated period, to which also the font belongs: the general character of the building, however, is Early English or the 13th century : on the north side of the chancel is a tine memorial to Sir John Stanhope kt. ob. 1610 and Catherine (Trentham), his second wife, consisting of a splendid marble tomb, under a handsomely carved canopy with recumbent figures of the knight, armed, and his lady above the figures is a slab, with a long inscription, now almost illegible, the whole being surmounted by the Stanhope shield, with six quarterings, and on the lower part are the quartered arms of Stanhope, Maulovel, Longvilliers and Lexington : there is also a tomb, protected by iron railings with a semi-recumbent effigy in white marble, of Sir Michael Stanhope : against the north wall of the nave is another monument of stone to Charles, 3rd earl of Harrington G.C.H. d. 5 Sept. 1829, with his effigy in a recumbent position : the east window is a memorial to his wife, Jane (Fleming), d. 3 Feb. 1824 : against the north chancel wall is a large and fine brass to Seymour Sidney Hyde, 6th earl d. 22 Feb. 1866, before attaining his majority, with his effigy in academical costume.