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CHURCH OF ST. JAMES THE LESS

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: CHURCH OF ST. JAMES THE LESS

List entry Number: 1117597

Location

CHURCH OF ST. JAMES THE LESS, HENLEY ROAD

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bisham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40783

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 88 SE BISHAM HENLEY ROAD (north side) Stubbings 6/10 Church of St. James The Less

II

Small church. 1850-54 by R. C. Carpenter, vestry by Gareth Slater, added 1962 from materials from a church at Braywood near Windsor, which was demolished in the same year. Flint with stone dressings; steeply pitched tile roof, lower over chancel, with crested ridge and coped gables. 4-bay nave, north aisle, south porch, one-bay chancel with north aisle and vestry. Windows are mostly lancets. Nave, south front: 2-light cusped window on left. Timber framed gabled porch with cusped bargeboard, arch braced entrance, and 6, glazed, cusped sidelights on low wooden panels on either side; pair of steel outer doors with pointed heads. Planked inner door with iron scroll-work in pointed arch with chamfered jambs and hood-mould. 2 lancets to right of porch, and one offset buttress. West end: gable on left to north aisle, with one lancet. Gable on right to nave with 2 similar lancets but taller; cinquefoil window centrally over these. 2 buttresses. Bellcote with bell in pointed, cusped, arched opening. North aisle: 3 lancets. Chancel: a single lancet to north and south; 3-light curvilinear traceried east window, and similar 2-light window on north. Small link to vestry hasa2-light leaded cusped east window, and a similar window to gabled vestry. Interior: Nave with curved queen strut roof, and 2 sets of butt purlins; aisle roof similar. 4-bay arcade to aisle. Delicate brass chandeliers, those in the nave surmounted by a cross, the one in the chancel by a crown. Good encaustic paintings in the chancel, on either side, with arcades of stylised trees and circular motifs.

B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.230.

Listing NGR: SU8501681658

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 230

National Grid Reference: SU 85016 81658

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