CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1092445
Date first listed:
16-May-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Basingstoke and Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashmansworth
National Grid Reference:
SU 41071 56631

Details

SU 45 NW ASHMANSWORTH ASHMANSWORTH 2/16

16.5.66 Church of St James 1 C12, C14, C17, C18. Aisleless nave and chancel of the Norman period, with a south porch and bell turret. The chancel has on the north side 2 old windows and on the south one old and a recent lancet, a pillared piscina and the remains of mid C14 wall paintings. The narrow chancel arch is round-headed and rests on abaci, with a squint on each side and fragments of wall painting above (including the central part of a Royal Coat of Arms). The nave windows, fragments of wall paintings and 3 consecration crosses, the low walling being boarded; at the west end are raised galleries, with balusters and panelling, one marked for the Earl of Portsmouth (the other being for the Rector). There is a tub font and a C18 panelled pulpit. Externally, the walls are rendered, with some brick strengthening and abutments, the west wall being of flint. The roofing is of tile, with a boarded bell turret at the west end. The windows are small Norman lights in the chancel, and C19 in the nave (with cusped lancets on the south side). The south porch is a gabled brick structure, with a pointed arch, and 2 bricks are incised ROH and 1694.

Listing NGR: SU4085456384

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
138324
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 31 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08778/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Nicola De Gruchy. Source Historic England Archive
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