Church of St James

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1058471

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1961

Statutory Address: Church of St James, Radstock, BA3 5BE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: Church of St James, Radstock, BA3 5BE

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip (District Authority)

Parish: Ashwick

National Grid Reference: ST 63712 48419

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History

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Details

ST64NW 1/1

ASHWICK CP Church of St James

2.6.61

GV I Parish church. Perpendicular tower of c1450, remainder 1881 by Browne and Gill in Gothic style, with additions by W.D Caroe of 1915. Coursed rubble, slate roofs.

Consists of tower, north and south aisles, southern with small Lady Chapel, nave, chancel, and vestry. Tower of three-stages has diagonal corner buttresses, continuing as pinnacles above capped by crocketed finials. Simple two-light bell opening to centre of each side of the top stage, containing dense quatrefoil interlace, embattled parapet with blind arcading. Aisles of four-bays, having two-light windows in the Decorated style, each bay flanked by a buttress; pierced quatrefoil parapet above, gabled porch to south side. Above clerestory stage, small paired cusped lights.

Interior dominated by arcaded nave, supported on Draycott marble columns. Wagon roof to nave and chancel. Stained glass all of 1881 rebuild. Memorials dating from C18, particularly under tower to Richard Hardwick of 1770, local clockmaker, and earlier memorial to his children of 1738, in the shape of a clock. C18 English painting of St James' Miracle in Lady Chapel.

Listing NGR: ST6371148425

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 266400

Legacy System: LBS

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