CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1321189
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCHEND LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCHEND LANE

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

District:
South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Charfield
National Grid Reference:
ST 71900 91098

Details

ST 79 SW CHARFIELD CHURCHEND LANE, (east side)

2/2 CHURCH OF ST JAMES 30.3.60 G.V. I

Church, now redundant. C13; remodelled C15 and repaired l970's. West tower; nave; south aisle; north porch; chancel. Coursed, squared rubble; Cotswold stone slate roofs. West tower: 4 stages with a pitched roof; diagonal buttresses with off-sets; 2-light opening with trefoil head to the bell chamber; embattled parapet. Nave: two 3-light windows, cusped heads to tracery, under hood mould. North porch: pierced parapet with cusped quatrefoils; central image niche supported on angels; C17 studded plank door with fleur-de-lys ends, moulded doorcase. Chancel: two 3-light windows, cusped heads under square hood moulds; 3-light east window with 4-centred head; blocked priest's door. South aisle: three 3-light windows with cusped heads and under hood moulds; panelled south door. Interior. C15 north door of 4 panels with reticulated tracery and fleurons. 3 bay arcade of octagonal piers and capitals. Arch-braced roofs to nave and aisle; embattled wall plate; cusped arch-braces to five principal trusses which rest on corbels. Squint with rood stairs built over. Chancel: much restored; panelled soffit to chancel arch; restored trefoil headed piscina and remains of decorative heads to image niches on east wall. Monuments: C17, Renaissance, columns, entablature and heavily moulded cornice; Daniels, died 1717, baroque, oval tablet between drapery, cornice and heraldry above; south aisle, Bennet died 1756, panel in aedicule, pediment and heraldry. Vested in the Redundant Churches Fund.

Listing NGR: ST7190091098

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
34623
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06560/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Pountney. Source Historic England Archive
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