Church of St James, Ocle Pychard - Herefordshire, County of (UA)

Rural parish church. Coursed rubble walled continuous nave and chancel and partly integral west tower with a leaded broach spire. C19 decorative clay tile roof slopes are in very poor condition and need re-roofing. The rainwater goods are inadequate and in poor condition, as are the surface water drains. There are low level open joints to the external walls and some damage to dressed stonework.

Church of St James, Ocle Pychard - Herefordshire, County of (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St James the Great
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1276199
  • Local Planning Authority: Herefordshire, County of (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St James
  • Unitary Authority: Herefordshire, County of (UA)
  • Parish: Ocle Pychard
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North Herefordshire
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA