CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1188415
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1960
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.

County:
Surrey
District:
Waverley (District Authority)
Parish:
Elstead
National Grid Reference:
SU 90329 43402

Details

SU 94SW ELSTEAD C.P. WESTBROOK HILL

5/26 Church of 9/3/60 St James

II*

Church. C13, C15 porch to north, restored in C19 by Garling. Mortar rendered rubblestone with stone dressings,coursed Bargate stone on porch and snecked Bargate stone by south aisle. Plain tiled roofs, hipped over coved eaves to west end, boarded belfry above under shingled broach spire. Nave with north porch, belfry and spire to west, Chancel to east and aisle with vestry to south. One louvred opening in each face of belfry to west end, with C19 lancet and plate tracery windows to west end of nave and south aisle. C13 lancet window and C15 double light windows on north side with foiled heads, those to east under labels. Well detailed, C15, 3-light window to east, possibly inserted by the Bishop of Winchester's masons. Arched priests door in round arched surround to north wall of chancel. C15 gabled porch to north under ridge crestings, half-open with cusped and foiled arched lights over walls. Round-arched wooden doorcase to north door, cusped bargeboards and plain, crown post type roof to porch. Interior:- 4 bay kingpost roof to nave. C19 roof to south aisle. C19 arcade to south on C19 round piers with moulded capitals, simple chamfered arches. Massive timbers of belfry tower to west end, braced, and bonded to outer walls, although forming independent frame. Giant lambs tongue stops to chamfering on main posts. Fittings:- C19 stone, octagonal font on panelled stem, each panel of bowl with double arched lancet panel. C19 stained glass.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp.211-2 V.C.H. Surrey (1967) Vol II pp. 327 +.

Listing NGR: SU9032943402

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
291536
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E , The Victoria History of the County of Surrey, (1905), 327
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971)

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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