CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1118116

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH LANE

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

District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Barkham

National Grid Reference: SU 78405 66430

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BARKHAM CHURCH LANE SU 76 NE (east side) 9/38 Church of St. James 26.1.67 G.V. II Parish church. 1862 by John B. Clacy and son, in the Early English style, on an old site; chancel and transepts 1887. Flint with stone dressings, tiled, coped, gabled roof. Chancel, north and south transepts, north vestry, and nave with a south tower. The tower is in 3 stages; the lower stage has set-back buttresses and serves as a porch. The top stage is of wood and has a small octagonal shingled spire. The windows are pointed and trefoiled. Interior:- the nave has 5 bays of arch braced collar trusses with nailhead ornament, and several C18 memorial slabs in the floor. The font is stone and late C18. In a recess on the east wall of the porch is a late C13 oak effigy of a lady in a long loose dress and linen head-dress. Both the hands are missing and the face is damaged. V.C.H. Yol III p.240. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.75.

Listing NGR: SU7840566430

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 41518

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1923), 240
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 75

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