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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: 1092445

Location

CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireBasingstoke and DeaneDistrict AuthorityAshmansworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 16-May-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 138324

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SU 41071 56631

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