CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1116192

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1951

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, ST JAMES'S STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, ST JAMES'S STREET

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 66448 76177

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History

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Details

1. 5118 EX-MANGOTSFIELD UD ST JAMES'S STREET Church of. St James ST 67 NE 2/199 24.4.51. II* GV 2. Mediaeval Parish Church probably incorporating William de Putot's memorial chapel of 1221-28. C13 with later mediaeval alterations and C19 rebuilding and alterations. (James Foster of Bristol 1812, and Pope, Bindon and Clarke 1851). Built of pennant stone rubble with freestone dressings. Consists of nave, chancel, north aisle, north chapel, vestry, south porch with tower over. Three stage tower with embattled freestone parapet, pinnacles and octagonal spire (raised 1851), square stair turret to north-east and diagonal buttresses rising through one stage only. Below is C13 porch, inner doorway with deeply undercut mouldings, detached shafts with waterholding bases, dog-tooth ornament to capitals and trefoiled niche (restored) over the arch. Windows perpendicular in style and mostly restored, some pointed and some square headed. West door comparatively plain but with 2 flanking niches containing small shield-bearing knights. Interior has nave arcade of 3 perpendicular arches. C15 font. C19 roof with angel corbels. Marble tablet to Edward Andrews, died 1758. In the porch is a mediaeval wooden chest.

Listing NGR: ST6644876177

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 28809

Legacy System: LBS

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