This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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: 1034813



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

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Packington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Sep-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Mar-1988

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 308988

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


GREAT PACKINGTON PACKINGTON PARK SP28SW 8/83 Church of St. James 08/09/61 GV I Church. 1789 by Joseph Bonomi for 4th Earl of Aylesford. Red brick and sandstone dressings. Plain-tiled roof with scrolled modillion eaves cornice. 4 corner towers having stone ashlar to the upper courses above the eaves and surmounted by drumless domes with 2 lunettes, and a ball finial. Central plan of cross in square. Symmetrical elevations, each having a broken pediment above a large tripartite lunette. Doorway in west wall has a stone surround and flat narrow canopy on console brackets. Panelled double doors. Interior: Vaults and walls are faced with painted ashlar. Groin centre and corner vaults with tunnel vaults to the bays at the sides. The groin vault over the centre is carried on Greek Doric columnms with entasis and a piece of triglyph frieze, in red sandstone. Painting of IHS sign in clouds by J.F. Rigaud in white marble pedimented altarpiece. Communion rail also of white marble with symmetrically turned balusters. Organ of 1750 used frequently by Handel when it was in the music room at Packington Hall. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p297; M. Binney: Country Life, CXLVIII, p102; VCH: Warwickshire; Vol IV)

Listing NGR: SP2299884076

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947)
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 297
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 148, (), 102
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 22995 84074


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1034813 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Sep-2018 at 10:07:19.

End of official listing