CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1082568
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kimbolton
National Grid Reference:
SO 52595 61618

Details

KIMBOLTON CP SO 56 SW 7/13 Church of St James 11.6.59 II* Parish church. C12 chancel, late C13 nave, south transept and west tower. Extensive restoration of 1872 when church partly rebuilt; further restoration of 1911 when roofs were replaced. Sandstone rubble with dressings of the same material, part tiled, part stone slate roof, shingle to spire. West tower, nave with south porch and south transept, chancel. West tower: three stages with C19 broach spire, altered lancet window to north and west with doorway to south; two-centred arched head with chamfered jambs. The second stage has a lancet to the west. The bell stage has 2-light C19 openings with central roundel to north, south and west. Nave, C19 lancets flank C19 gabled porch, two-centred arched head with label to inner south doorway with moulded jambs, four single lights to north side of nave, the two eastern ones retaining trefoiled heads and possibly of the late C13. South transept: two-centred arch headed window with two pointed lights and a trefoil to south with two C19 lancets below, two C13 lancets to east side, blocked doorway to the west with chamfered two-centred head. Chancel: 2-light C19 window to south, altered C12 semi-circular headed light to north side and similar window to east end. Interior: C19 tower arch and chancel arch. C19 font. Fittings: sections of linenfold panelling on north and south walls of chancel, early C16. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 77).

Listing NGR: SO5259561618

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
150503
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 77

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 02 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/11201/03
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