CHAPEL OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1105858
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST JAMES, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST JAMES, FORE STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Okehampton
National Grid Reference:
SX 58849 95214

Details

FORE STREET 1. 5185 (south side) Chapel of St James SX5895 1/5 SX5995 1/5 5.2.52 II* GV 2. C15 west tower. Nave and chancel in one rebuilt in 1862. Perpendicular west tower built of dressed granite in 3 stages with setback buttresses and polygonal north-east stair turret with battlements. Embattled parapet and obelisk pinnacles. Bell openings with two 4-centred arch lights. Three-light west window with reticulated tracery over moulded doorway with 2-centre arch. The Victorian nave and chancel built of Delabole Mate with granite dressings and slate roof. Plain cusped lancets, 2-light on south side. Three-light east window with interjecting glazing bars. Interior: blocked 3-bay north arcade with octagonal granite piers. Small C19 wooden gallery at the west end. Pulpit and reader's desk made up from circa C16/17 carved woodwork. Old bench ends and fragments of tracery, probably from screen, on south wall. Reused circa C18 twisted balusters in late C19 altar rail.

Listing NGR: SX5884995214

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
93365
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/05626/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Vincent. Source Historic England Archive
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