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ST JAMES

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: ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1058534

Location

ST JAMES

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cranmore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268271

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CRANMORE CP EAST CRANMORE ST64SE 4/71 St James - GV II

Former Anglican church, now deconsecrated and used as a dwelling. 1846 by T.H. Wyatt, some late C20 alteration. Ashlar, coped verges, ornamental finials, slate roofs. Nave, chancel, south transept, south tower-porch, north vestry. Early English and Geometrical styles. Two stage tower-porch with pilaster buttresses to bottom stage, corner shafts to second stage, cornice with ball-flower ornament, tall recessed ribbed stone spire with cruciform finial and small gablets; 2-light bell-chamber openings with quatrefoils; shafted pointed-arch door opening, label stops carved as heads, ribbed and studded door. Five bay nave, pilaster buttresses with offsets, cusped lancets, west end with similar fenestration and a rose window. Transept with 2-light window with plate tracery to south, large gargoyle. Low vestry with lancets. Two bay chancel, lancets, good 3-light triple-lancet east window, carved heads as label stops; priests door to south, shafted opening, scrolly iron hinges. Majority of window openings with original glazing removed and late C20 aluminium casements inserted. Interior not seen at time of survey (March 1986) but is believed to be little altered with an elaborate arch-braced roof. Stated to stand on the site of a Saxon chapel which was rebuilt in the early C18. (Photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST6814143848

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National Grid Reference: ST 68141 43848

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