Church Of St James
- 24 Jun 2002
- Church Of St James, Aylesbury Road, Bierton With Broughton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5BT
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SP 81 NW BIERTON WITH BROUGHTON AYLESBURY ROAD south side
1/36 Church of St. James
Parish Church. C14 restored 1853. Limestone, cruciform plan with central tower crowned by small lead spire. Aisles of nave raised up, C16 or possibly in C17 to house galleries, lit by upper windows of late Perp.
style. Other windows C14 and C15 traceried. Flat lead roof, parapets, that to tower with corbel table. Chancel roof slate. Modern timber N. porch. Interior: very finely moulded chunch nave arcades of 4 bays, and crossing arches. S. Transept has 2 ornamental ogee arched doorways.
Nave roof of low pitch with moulded timbers of C15 and C16 or 17. Font: Norman tub shaped with cable mouldings. Traces of wall painting, 14th century floor tiles.
RCHM I p.47 MON.1.
Listing NGR: SP8358615245
Copyright IoE Mr Peter Carter. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Carter, Peter
Rights Holder: Carter, Peter
Clunch, Lead, Limestone, Slate, Medieval Parish Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship