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CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1221003

Location

CHURCH OF ST JAMES, WINTERBOURNE ROAD

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Winterbourne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 394575

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 47SE WINTERBOURNE WINTERBOURNE ROAD

4/12 Church Of St.James 6.4.67 GV II*

Church. C12, C13 and mid C18. Chancel restored by Hudson in 1895, the rest by J.W.Hugall in 1854. Flint with stone dressings, brick, some tile hanging, and tiled roof with catslides over aisles. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch, chancel and vestry. West tower: grey brick with red dressings. 3 stages separated by string courses, plinth and battlemented parapet with stone coping. Diagonal buttresses to first stage. Arched west door with fanlight, arched opening above on second stage and louvred arched bell chamber openings on all sides. South aisle: 2-light cusped windows to west and south, and triple cusped lancets to east. South doorway with moulded arch, hood mould and carved stops. Gabled south porch with carved coat of arms in apex, moulded arch and trefoiled openings in east and west sides. North aisle: 2 bays with paired lancets; 2 to north and one to west. Diagonal buttresses at corners. Chancel:south side with probably re-set C13 paired lancets with C19 heads to west; central chamfered doorway; and lancet to east. Early C14 east window with 3 ogee headed lights. Vestry to north east of chancel with 2-light east window with trefoiled heads and quatrefoil above. Blocked doorway to south. Stack with moulded cap to south east. Vestry to north west with 2 circular windows. Interior. 2 bay arcades to north and south with circular piers, moulded capitals and hood moulds with carved stops. Chancel with 2 semi-circular arches to north. All roofs and fittings C19. West tower dated 1759. V.C.H. Vol.4. pp.66-67. B.0.E.Berkshire p.307.

Listing NGR: SU4506971939

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1924), 66-67
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 307

National Grid Reference: SU 45069 71939

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