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KINGSTON SZ48SE Church of St James 1354-0/9/350 18/01/67 II*

Parish church. C13 origin, porch said to be added in 1766 and vestry in 1872 when the church was extensively remodelled by R J Jones. Built of Isle of Wight coursed stone rubble with tiled roof. Nave and chancel in one with bellcote to west gable, south porch and S.E. vestry. Nave and chancel has to north side 4 lancets, blocked four-centred arched door and buttress. West end has corner and 2 centre buttresses and 2 C19 trefoliated lancets. C19 stone bellcote surmounted by weathervane. South side has 3 C19 lancets, 1 C13 lancet to chancel ad C13 arched doorcase with dripmould. C19 plank door with elaborate iron hinges. East front has C19 paired lancet window with dripmould and above a C13 corbel head with stiff leaf decoration over. South porch is said to be 1766 but appears 1872. Gable with coping, cross-shaped saddlestone and kneelers. Buttresses. Arched doorcase with hood moulding. Vestry of 1872 with gable incorporating a chimneystack and double cinquefoil-headed window with dripmould. Originally the private chapel of the De Kingston family of Kingston Manor (qv). (B.O.E. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: 748).

Listing NGR: SZ4788481299


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 748


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04019/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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