This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TA 07 NW WOLD NEWTON FORDON
1/77 Church of St James 30.6.66 - II *
Church. C12, 1768, restored 1876, 1923. Coursed squared rubble, red and yellow brick, pantiled roof. 2-bay nave with west bellcote, 2-bay chancel. Nave has low chamfered plinth to south and west, high chamfered plinth to north. South door with segmental head and semicircular hood-mould with imposts. Datestone over 1768. South window with pointed brick head and C20 glazing. Coped gables with kneelers. Lower chancel has 2-light pointed east window with Geometrical tracery. Stepped brick eaves cornice, raised coped gable with kneelers. Interior has reset C12 responds with scallop capitals in chancel, late C12 base with stiff-leaf foliage to C19 font. This is said to be the smallest church in the county.
Listing NGR: TA0497275113
© Mr Les Waby. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Waby, Les
Rights Holder: Waby, Les
Brick, Pantile, Rubble, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument